Soapstone
October 24, 2019

Travertine Stone


Travertine Is a form of limestone deposited by mineral springs. Travertine belongs to the sedimentary family, and Is formed by the precipitation of carbonate minerals from solutions In ground and surface waters. Travertine is one of the oldest building materials used by man.
Travertine offers swirls of mild tones, reflecting out of a hazy shifting surface effect. Prestige Is often associated with the stone due to the sense of age that the stone adds to the environment.

Travertine Is a very durable stone, able to take damage without showing any significant signs such as scratches, chips and cracks. These materials have the potential to last several decades.

Over time a weathering process can occur which Invokes a distinct character of It’s own. This effect Is often prized and appreciated but you can prevent this process with a periodic application of a stone-sealing agent.