Continuing the historical perspective, marble was a central part of the classical architecture of Ancient Greece and Rome. Our Cream Bordeaux Polished Marble Tile is a prime example of how marble can bring distinct aspect to a design plan. Marble is classic medium. This stone, from a geological perspective. is a metamorphic rock composed of recrystallized elements such as calcite and dolomite. The material has been used extensively as a building product for literally thousands of years.