Quarry Queries – Travertine

Today we’ll take a look at travertine, one of the most sophisticated and enduring natural stones. Travertine is formed when particles of calcium carbonate are deposited on the earth’s surface by rivers, natural springs, or geysers. This water flow gives travertine the concentric rings or waves of movement usually seen when the stone is crosscut, as well as the layers shown when it is vein-cut. Colors of travertine range from…

Perfect Marble Details and Ideas for Bathroom Designs

Marble and bathrooms mix together to create the perfect fresh and elegant look whilst keeping a modern touch. We love the texture and the subtle tones that you can find in marble, the patterns created by the veins in the Stone fabulous effects that give strength and personality to fashion your Luxury Bath Ambience.…

Marble Tile Vs. Porcelain: Why marble comes out on Top

Marble and porcelain are very different materials. They’re made differently, they feel differently, and they certainly look differently. There are some cool new things being done in porcelain today, such as finishes that look like natural stone or wood planks. But the bottom line is…you really can’t replicate the look of Marble . If the cool, rich, and elegant look of marble is what you desire, then your choice is…

Why Granite is Still (Counter) Tops

Lately, a lot of our consumer questions have centered on the “next big thing.” Homeowners remodeling their kitchens want to know which material they should use now that granite is no longer “tops.” First of all, let’s pump the brakes! This isn’t entirely accurate, and here’s why… It’s true that for the past two decades, granite has been the “go to” material for high-end residential countertops. Granite has been the…