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This old world art form known as Venetian plaster, which has actually been in use since the Roman Empire, is currently experiencing a rebirth in the United States, sparking great interest in the design and decorating communities.
If you are searching for a unique alternative to standard paints and wallpapers to embellish your space, Venetian plaster just may be the answer. Venetian plaster is a distinctive interior finish technique, which brings walls to life, creating depth with integrated color and texture. The paste mixture can be applied thinly and smoothed with wax or polish, or can be thickly layered to achieve a coarser effect. Paint cannot compare to the distinctive beauty of Venetian plaster when it is properly applied


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