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Everything You Need to Know about Travertine Stone

by Philip Smith Inbound Marketing Manager

Travertine is a natural stone which is often mistaken with marble or limestone. However, in looks and formation, it is different from both marble and limestone. In fact, it is different from every other natural stone available in the market.

The stone offers a warm, earthy, inviting rustic appeal to your space. It can be used for indoors as well as outdoors. It is a porous stone, which should be sealed or left unsealed based on where it is used.

Types of Travertine -

We can differentiate travertine on the basis of their color – such as Tuscany Walnut or Silver Travertine. But there are different types of travertine stone tiles available in the market, having industry definition as their name. For example:  

Vein Cut Travertine Tiles – This travertine stone is cut along its veins, and sometimes, bedding plane.

Cross Cut Travertine Tiles – The stone is cut parallel to the bedding plane, creating beautiful circular patterns on the tile. 

Grades – Travertine stone tiles can also be bought on the basis of grades such as standard, premium, and commercial.

Finishes – Travertine is also sold with the name of its finish. Such as tumbled and honed travertine stone tiles. There are many other surface finishes travertine is available in.

Types of Travertine Tile Products –

There are a variety of travertine products available such as –

Travertine Stone Tile – These are thick square tiles of different sizes. You can select them according to your project need.

Travertine Slabs – Slabs are thicker than tiles, and ideally used for building kitchen and bathroom counters. You can also use them for creating tabletops.

Travertine Pavers – These large size travertine stone tiles can be used for flooring in indoor and outdoor areas. These are thicker and stronger, and withstand harsh outdoor weather pretty well.

Travertine Mosaic Tiles – Travertine mosaic tiles look beautiful and are made from 1 x 1 or 2 x2 mosaic pieces of travertine assembled and fixed on a mesh backing.

There you have it. This was a brief of what travertine is and its availability.

If you are looking to buy travertine stone for your next project, consider ShadesOfStone.com, one of the trusted stone tile stores in US.


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