The superior quality of Romanian marble from Ruschita ranks her among the best in the world and she can be found used in many of the representative buildings all over the world.
Considered the second largest Roman Catholic building in the world, Duomo di Milano - the cathedral of Milan, the city's iconic building, dedicated to Santa Maria Nascente is one of the most famous buildings and complexes in the world, a mixture of late Gothic French Gothic and Renaissance, was restored in the 70’s with Romanian Ruschita marble.
Hungarian sculptor István Ferenczy (1772-1856) was the first one who drew attention to Romanian Ruschita marble outstanding qualities, which he compared with Carrara marble.
Johann Biebel (1817-1900), a well-known building engineer from Banat – Romanian historical province, began operations in Ruschita marble quarry in 1883, becoming the first owner of the quarry, which named it as “The Magyar Carrara". After the death of Johann Biebel, his son Janos, one of the architects of the Eiffel Tower, continued marble quarrying, so that in 1912 Ruschita marble had to be exported to 12 countries.
In the three episodes of “Marble Legend”, the Romanian Ruschita marble is revealed us step by step.