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Marmor Hotavlje has a long and successfull tradition with many stories to tell. Find out more about the family company that became one of the leading stone providers in the world of luxury.

CHELYS – AN EXCLUSIVE TIMEKEEPER

Thomas Mercer, Marmor Hotavlje and Winch Design are pleased to announce the release of their latest collaboration – Chelys, an horological sculpture fusing the respective arts of marine chronometry, stone carving and yacht design.

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SCHOOL OF ROCKS

Marmor Hotavlje has a strong and rich tradition, which through generations and generations helped them to become the leading stone cutting company in the world. In September 2019 they became the first stone company ever published in the famous Boat magazine. Charlotte Hogarth-Jones went to Slovenia to discover a story that is far beyond anything usual.

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THE STORY OF MARMOR HOTAVLJE

230 million years ago, Hotavlje was covered by sea, full of vibrant life. Different organism, such as corals, sea sponges, urchins and snails slowly created massive limestone with their hard-skeleton parts. It was later covered with various rocks and could well remain hidden deep under the surface. But tectonic forces, the masters of earth’s crust transformation, wanted it to rise to its present location. Hotavlje marble sings a unique song praising its beauty, one which cannot be found anywhere else in the world.

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