Marble is a natural stone that has always been considered as a royal material, a model of radiance, pomp and splendor. Throughout history, it is known that marble stones were luxuriously implemented in the palaces to celebrate the glory of the sovereigns. The purest varieties as well as the most colorful were diligently sought and have preserved the magic of their shimmering reflections until today. Marble always evoke dazzling decorations and yet the origin, the exploitation, the transport or the trading of these stones on a national and international scale are barely known to the public. For beyond splendor, the marbles torn from the mountains were in every country a prodigious human adventure.