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Scagliola from Italian word scaglia meaning chips is a form of decorative plaster, usually gypsum which imitates marble and precious stones.

While there is evidence of scagliola decoration in ancient Rome this technique became popular in 17th century and all around Europe till 19th century.

Its widely used to decorate walls, columns, fire places, tabletops, its an artificial form of imitating marble found thruout Italy mostly churches ,museums in France, Germany and later on in England and U.S.

It’s very laborious so there for quite expensive.