This Venetian Plaster looks very similiar to the "cretestone" plaster we do in South-Africa. Beautiful, but porous in showers. It's basically cement mixed with either yellow or green type of acid. Effect really looks stunning!
danger of a plaster tub (not on ground level) cracking as the house settles?
hand, plaster has a stunning artisanal quality suited both to modern and traditional interiors. To boot, the plaster provides a durable, monolithic finish void of grout lines to clean, maintain or protect.
Plaster makes for a great ecofriendly shower or bath surround, as it's comprised of plentiful natural materials — lime, gypsum or cement — mixed with water. Unlike some plastic shower surrounds, the natural plaster matrix emits no VOCs (volatile organic compounds) that can be harmful when inhaled