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Travertine Flooring History

Travertine is a sedimentary limestone formed when hot springs water seeps through carbonate minerals. As the mineral and carbon dioxide rich water washes over limestone formations, the water permeates the stone, pitting and scarring the stone. Changes in temperature release the carbon dioxide from the water into the air, leaving . . . Read more

About Travertine Tile

Travertine is a form of limestone with unique porous veins that give the milled tile their beauty. The stone is found in a wide variety of natural colors, and four different finishes may be applied to individual tiles. Travertine has long been used in many of the most beautiful buildings . . . Read more