In the late 1800s, black marble was seen as a symbol of luxury and elegance.
And when marble was used to decorate a building, it was often decorated with the phrase, “Black marble counter tops.”
The word “marble” has become synonymous with luxury, which makes it easy for people to imagine the look of black marble as something that comes from the upper class.
But the truth is that the marble counter top was once a product of the lower class.
When marble was first introduced in the 1800s as a way to decorating a building in the US, it wasn’t just used to highlight luxury; it was also a means of keeping things clean.
Marble was a product that had to be kept in order to be decorative.
So the idea of keeping a marble counter was actually a way for people like the wealthy to maintain a semblance of social class.
The first marble counter that people knew to decorat was the one from a furniture manufacturer called Gilded Age Furniture in New York.
But as the 1800’s progressed, the counter top became a staple in the homes of the upper and lower classes.
According to the Museum of American History, the marble marble counter topped in the early 1900s in New Haven, Connecticut, cost $500 to $1,000.
And in New Orleans, it cost between $500 and $1 in 1850.
By the time the countertop was used as a fixture in homes across the US in the mid-1800s, it had become a symbol for the status of a family.
People in those homes were seen as having a special place in society, even if they didn’t look like the elite.
As people began to take their marble counters out of their homes, it became more common for them to be adorned with the words, “The rich get richer,” a sentiment that became a joke.
And this image of the rich and poor became the source of the phrase “Black Marble Countertops.”
When people began using the word “black” to refer to their marble counter, it could be interpreted as a reflection of a more privileged social group.
For example, people might have said, “Oh, my, my!
My parents were so wealthy when they had marble counters.”
Or, they might have used it to refer more to the rich because they thought it was more of a compliment than a statement.
Because the word black is also used as an insult, people started using the phrase to mock or belittle people who were not wealthy.
The phrase was also used to insult the people who lived in a lower socioeconomic group.
It could be used as, “You are so poor, you should get the hell out of here.”
People would say, “This marble counter is like a black cat.”
Or they might use it to mock people who they perceived to be less affluent.
The word black, it has been said, is associated with the rich, the famous, and the rich-looking.
It is also associated with bad things, like crime, poverty, and addiction.
This is an excerpt from the book Black Marble by Jennifer DeBruyne.