Beige Travertine Texture

Beige Travertine

Persian beige travertine with a beige background, high density, high compressive strength and low water absorption is extracted and processed from different mines in Takab in Azarbaijan province in Iran. Iran is one of the most important sources of beige travertine with the best quality and premium grade all over the world. Beige travertine’s distinctive features are low density, durability and light weight. Common uses of travertine are about driveways, walkways, floors and walls, courtyards and patio, sanitary ware, stairways, fireplaces and so on.

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What Is Travertine Stone?

Travertine stone is a form of terrestrial limestone deposited around mineral hot springs. This natural stone has a fibrous or concentric surface which comes in variety of colors such as white, grey, beige, cream and rust color. The process of rapid precipitation of calcium carbonate forms this stone, often at the mouth of a hot spring or in a limestone cave. It is one of the most frequently used stones in building materials and architecture.

Iranian Travertine

Iran is 3rd biggest global stone producer and the 5th richest country in the world in terms of natural stone resources specially travertine and marble. Iran ranks 1st in the world when it comes to the variety of stones, colors, quality and processing. You can find one of the best travertine in different parts of Iran where has various kinds of natural stone mines. Including Mahallat, Abbass Abad, Atash Kooh, and Badab-e Surt and so on.
Recently the demand of Persian travertine with stylish color and shape has been raised dramatically. That is because of its quality, vast variety of colors and its application in modern architecture. Iran is the top supplier of silver, yellow and red travertine all over the world.

The Characteristics & Specifications of Travertine

Iranian travertine is extremely durable and hard and has a wide range of different colors and patterns. BORJ Stone Corp supplies a vast diversity of travertine stone, so you will be able to find the best option for your building projects. Versatility, durability, beauty and environmental sustainability are the most important specifications of Travertine. Moreover, it is easy to clean and you can make sure that it will continue to look like the first day for a long time. Since this natural stone is porous and breathable in nature, it is also the most suitable material for wet or humid places.

Types of Travertine

We can categorize travertine stone according to the color, size and finish. Some of the travertines colors we offer are about Beige Travertine, Dark Silver, Light Silver, Red and Yellow Travertine. Although our Travertine block, slab and tile sizes differ depending on customer’s inquiry. Our popular tile sizes are 30×60, 40×60, 40×80, 40×100 and 40×120.

Travertine Finishes

Travertine has several finishes for instance, unfilled, brushed, honed, polished and leathered.
These finishes will affect the appearance of the stone. As a result of this fact, in order to select the best finish style, before purchasing this product you should consider some factors such as the look and beauty of the stone, the place you would like to install it and also its application. Here, in our company, we offer our customers five textures:

  • Unfilled: Unfilled travertine displays natural holes, formed during the stone’s geological formation, with no finish.
  • Brushed: Brushed travertine has a matte (non-reflective) finish due to wire brush treatment.
  • Honed: Honed travertine is halfway between matte and glossy, creating a balanced, subtly polished look.
  • leathered: leathered finish is a newer style that is gaining more traction in the design world, it is produced by using diamond brushes making a soft sheen with a textured appearance which is more stain-resistant. It will also better accentuate your stone’s natural color.
  • Polished: Shiny and glossy, polished travertine is an eye-catching, sophisticated style due to the fact that it makes the stone color pops up.

in case of additional questions about stone’s texture and finish, do not hesitate to contact our experts.

Travertine Uses

Builders and designers widely use this natural stone for indoor and outdoor applications. The most common travertine uses include floors, walls, facades cladding, stairs, bathrooms, showers, countertops, backsplashes, sink basins and fireplaces. It is also a great choice to use around pools. That is because unpolished travertine doesn’t become slippery when wet, providing a high level of safety. This makes it also great for being installed in bathrooms, showers and floor.

Pros and Cons of Travertine

Advantages: beauty, various colors and finish styles, durability, adaptable with indoor and outdoor structures.

Disadvantages: porous

With this wide range of textural styles, a colorful palette that ranges from red to beige, and a durable composition that can withstand even heavy-duty deterioration, travertine can be a reasonable choice for construction.

Travertine Block, Tile, Slab & More

In order to gain more information about Travertine stone, different types of it, size and colors, quality and features, uses and application, please click here to contact one of our sales consultants in Borj Stone Corporation.