Choosing Natural Stone Tile-Limestone

Origin: Limestone is yet another member of the same family as marble and travertine, derived from subterranean water sources. These river systems and springs collect materials like calcite and argonite. Traces of fossil materials can also be found in the body of a limestone slab. What’s left is a smooth, and durable natural stone that […]

Choosing Natural Stone Tile-Travertine

Origin: Much like marble, travertine is also formed by way of underground water systems. Yet, because travertine is formed at a different stage of the process, it has characteristics that are different from the veining patterns common to marble. Appearance: When travertine is formed, the escaping gases caused by water vapor create tiny ‘pores’ in […]

Choosing Natural Stone Tile-Marble

Origin: Although it’s unique, marble is a of a certain family of natural stone. Marble is created in streams underground. These streams gather materials like calcite and dolomite as they their flow over a long period of time. This process creates a build-up of of these materials, as well as other random materials, which eventually […]

Choosing Natural Stone Tile-Slate

Origin: When coastal soil, clay, and other minerals are compressed and heated over millions of years, the result is what is known as slate. Slate demonstrates a rough-hewn beauty, that is also helpfully naturally slip-resistant too. Appearance: Slate tile is of varying surface thickness, which is why it is so slip resistant and appealingly contoured. […]