Ralph Lauren Banning Anacanthus Occasional Table is artfully hand-cast from stainless steel, the banning occasional table features sculptural legs inspired by the flowering acanthus plant. It is secured by a medallion-accented stretcher, the slender frame is topped with honed Nero Marquina marble, an exquisite variety sourced from northern Spain and distinguished by its striking vein pattern. On one hand, its stainless-steel acts as a barrier against corrosion, scratches/chipping, and fading. Ralph Lauren Banning Anacanthus Occasional Table’s stainless steel is one of the most cost-effective, long-lasting, and color-durable quality finishes available on nearly any metal. Stainless steel ensures a uniform color finish throughout the metal. On the other hand, as a strong material that can stand the test of time, real marble used in it is a good choice if you are looking for a long-term investment. Since marble stains and scratches more easily than other materials, make sure you wipe up spills immediately. Acids are particularly abrasive and can leave dull spots on your marble, so avoid using acidic cleaners as well as cutting or serving acidic foods like lemons on it. A marble table will complement any decor and be an eye-catching conversation piece for guests. Ralph Lauren Banning Anacanthus Occasional Table is durable if it is cared for properly and consistently. With proper care, it just may outlast every other piece of furniture in your home. Moreover, it will never really go out of style. Worth mentioning is also the fact that marble is one of the most environmentally friendly materials.