Atova International
Atova International
is a importer and distributor for Italian Plasters and Tools. We are your online source for all types of Venetian plasters, lime plasters for both interior/exterior, lime paint, faux finishes, textured stucco, glazes, Venetian Plaster Waxes, and decorative plastering tools. We offer Venetian and Lime Plaster Classes, both group and private. Atova plasters are available in an infinite amount of colors and textures.


Bottega Del Restauro - Orginal Powder Plaster from Italy
Bottega del Restauro is selling plaster for the restoration and conservation of buildings with historic importance, while still maintaining an interest in modern construction. Keeping with the tradition of master decorators, our plasters are colored with earth or natural tones. Bottega plaster formulas are inspired by antique recipes, making application easy. Bottega del Restauro product line features numerous materials, ranging from products used for scratch and brown coats, to products made of terracotta, slaked lime or hydrated lime.


Lime plaster
Lime plaster is type of plaster composed of hydrated lime, sand and water. It's the same coatings used on buildings for thousands of years.
One of the earliest examples of lime plaster dates back to the end of the eighth millennium BC. Three statues were discovered in a buried pit at 'Ain Ghazal in Jordan that were sculpted with lime plaster over armatures of reeds and twine.
Later the Romans were known to use it mixed with marble dust as a fine application over a coarser lime and sand aggregate, not dissimilar to the technique used today by us.

Continued use of slaked lime putty existed throughout the middle ages. During the Renaissance in the mid 16 th century the Marmorino finish was reintroduced in Venice largely due to the efforts of Andrea Palladio and used externally over civil plaster masonry. The most notable is the highly polished Stucco Veneziano found in the palaces and Villas of 16th and 17th century Most Serene Republic of Venice.
With the renewed interest in green technology, environmentally friendly lime plaster is enjoying new popularity in modern homes

Tadelakt is a traditional Moroccan water-proof, shiny lime-based plaster which can be used on the interior and exteriors of buildings. It is suitable for pools, spas, shower cubicles, wet rooms and steam rooms. Tadelakt is the perfect alternative to tiles.

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