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Turn your Next Project into an Adventure of a Lifetime

World travel, inspiration, adventure, and first-class service is just the beginning of Aria Stone Gallery’s custom “World-Class Hand Selection” program. The program is a once-in-a-lifetime excursion that gives the clients a chance to experience the behind-the-scenes process of hand-selecting stone for their special project. The journey begins with first-class flight and hotel accommodations to the Carrara region of Italy to visit the famous marble mountains. Here, alongside Aria Stone Gallery’s owner, Vinny Tavares,  the clients will learn first-hand what makes a slab of marble so unique, rare, and exotic. This hands-on approach is unique to Aria and gives the clients the ability to experience all stages of stone sourcing, from mining and processing, to the selection of that perfect piece

This total immersion in the culture, led by locals and stone professionals, allows the travelers to explore the rich history, culture, and cuisine of the region from which the stone is sourced. Gaze in awe over the breathtaking views of the Carrara mountains during the day, while experiencing fine dining prepared by world-class chefs in the evening.

The memories of this trip are sure to stay with our clients forever, as they will be reminded of their amazing experience every time they gaze upon their completed project. Not many people in the world will be able to tell tales of the exact origin of their stone, and even less will be able to say they got to experience hand selecting their chosen slab(s) at the physical quarry. Aria spares no expense to ensure our customers are treated like royalty.

At the end of this adventure, you will know first-hand what it means to refer to an “Aria quality” stone and why we treat each slab as a piece of art. Come along with Aria on this one-of-a-kind journey and gain the unique insight, knowledge, and education from an industry insider and Aria founder, Vinny Tavares.

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Behind-the-Scenes: Tour of Italy

The Aria team recently traveled to the beautiful land of Italy, and we are here to share our journey with you. Italy, also known as the “culinary epicenter, fashion capital and cultural haven” is richly abundant in historic architecture and art. Its unique beauty and serenity is so stunning that it is hard to describe in words.  From its priceless cultural riches in Florence home to Michelangelo’s David to its historic monuments in Rome such as the Colosseum; stone and Italy have, for a long time, been synonymous.

Besides the historic attractions, Italy is also known for its beautiful marble. Ranging from Bianco Carrara, Goiai, Venatino, Statuarietto, Staturio, to the famous Calacatta, Italian marble remains in high demand.  Our founder, Vinny Tavares, has been traveling to the Carrara region of Tuscany, also known as the land of the Calacatta, for the past decade.  This Spring he was joined by the rest of our team.

Enjoy a behind-the-scenes look as we share the beautiful sights of Milan, Florence, and Carrara, from the beautiful mountaintops in the Apuan Alps to the charming Tuscan countrysides.

Come along with us as we take you on a truly one of a kind journey and share with you Italy through Aria’s eyes. We are certain you will experience the true meaning of ‘la dolce vita.’



“Do not follow where a path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.”
– Ralph Waldo Emerson

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