Breche marble

Breche (breccia) marble is a type of marble in which angular fragments of various sizes and colors are embedded. The greatly random gaps between the fragments are the breche. Marble breching is the action of painting the ‘filled gaps’ surrounding the fragments.

pierrre finkelstein breche marble

breche marble by pierre finkelstein

When painting breche marble, you always paint the breche and the fragments fall into place.
breche marble in progress








Here’s the finished product.

Breche marble





















  1. Steve Shriver says

    can’t wait to try out the two header next time I do some breche! Why don’t you move to LA?


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