Prized for its distinctive variegated appearance, marble is metamorphic rock of crystallized limestone
A dense fine-grained metamorphic rock; slate was formed when ancient seabeds, filled with sediments of clay and shale, were pushed upwards by collisions between the continents. It is an extremely durable tile whose beautiful color variations indicate the presence of minerals such as iron oxide.
Granite is a course grained igneous rock found at the center of the earth. That's where granite crystallizes under extreme pressure. Like a diamond, granite is prized for its beauty.
Tumbled Natural Stone
Just as travertine, marble and other stones can be polished and honed, they can also be tumbled and distressed to create an aged patina. This technological innovation recreates the romantic look of stone from centuries past.