Makrana was a princely state in British India. It is home to some of the world’s most renowned white makrana marble sites, from which the Taj Mahal,Victoria Memorial of Kolkata, Birla Temple of Jaipur and Jain Temple of Dilwara in Southern Rajasthan were built. It is said that the 1800 artisans who settled Makrana originally came from a coastal strip in the south of Sindh and Balochistan, in Pakistan and Iran, also called Makrana. These artisans came to India to build the Taj Mahal.
Makrana has various mines in the Aravallis range, popularly known as Doongri, Devi, Ulodi, Saabwali, Gulabi, Kumari, Neharkhan, Matabhar, Matabhar Kumari, Chuck Doongri, Chosira and Pahar Kua. The Pahar Kua range is thought to be the actual mine from which the marble for the Taj Mahal was extracted.
The Doongri, Devi, Saabwali, Ulodi, Chosira and Neharkhan mines are famous for white marble albeta marble, whereas Ulodi is famous for albeta marble (white marble with dark patterning). The Gulabi mine produces pink plain and pink adana marble, whereas almost all mines produce adanga marble with brown and grey shades. There are about 800 factories for marble cutting and processing. The factories use gang saws to cut the marble.
the oldest and the best quality marble in the world. It needs no chemical reinforcement like Italian marble, no pin holes, no color change and loss of polish. This is practically verified by the buildings and numerous temples,mosques,churches and monuments in India for over 1000 years now. Thus a life of next seven generation is guaranteed. Makrana marble is basically a god quality of marble. it also known as milky white marble. this marble have white color , gray and panther brown looks. . actually Makrana is the name of village. which marble produce from here. that known as Dungri marble. Here are presenting some excellent symbol of art which is made by Makrana marble.