Granite is a coarse grained igneous stone consisting mostly of granite, feldspar, and mica. It is one of the most common stones in the crust of the continents and is formed from molten stone (magma) which cooled slowly over thousands of years. Granite has been used in building construction for centuries. Granite is hardest natural stone material, a popular choice for kitchen countertops, floor and outside wall cladding due to its highly resistant to staining, scratching and heat as well as high durability and aesthetic qualities. History has the largest selection of granite colors that will fit the decor of any projects.
Marble is a metamorphic stone consisting primarily of calcite and dolomite. It is formed by a metamorphosis of limestone. As the favorite medium for Greek and Roman sculptors and architects, marble has become a cultural symbol of tradition and refined taste. Its extremely varied and colorful patterns make it a favorite decorative material. Marble is one of our most popular stones for bathroom vanities, interior floor & wall background, fireplace, carvings. History has over 500 classic and elegant marble colors with a timeless style.
Quartz is a man-made product comprising over 80% quartz crystals plus pigments and an epoxy resin. The individual color patterns are homogeneous and do not have the pattern variations found in natural stone. Quartz is practically maintenance-free. This kind of stone does not require any sealing, and it is resistant to stains, acid, scratches, and heat. It has become a very popular countertop option in the 21st century. History has a large selection of quartz colors and new designs coming monthly.
Slate is a fine-grained, foliated metamorphic rock that is created by the alteration of shale or mudstone by low-grade regional metamorphism. It is popular for a wide variety of uses such as wall cladding, roofing, flooring, and flagging because of its durability and attractive appearance. Slate has a full matte finish and comes in a variety of colors that give each tile a distinctive look. History also has many different styles.
Quartzite is a naturally occurring metamorphic rock. It is created when sandstone is subjected to extreme heat and pressure caused by tectonic plate compression in the crust of the earth. Quartzite has a beautiful and decorative sparkling pattern and an appearance, it’s a decorative stone and may be used to cover walls, as flooring, and stairsteps. It’s also used for countertops in the kitchen as naturally strong and heat-resistant and more resistant to stains than granite.
Limestone is a sedimentary stone consisting primarily of calcium carbonate with minor amounts of silica, feldspar and other minerals. Formed over millennia in subterranean water systems, and in the beds of ancient oceans, limestone makes a unique decorative statement in a variety of settings, and for a variety of uses too. Limestone has a sandy look that often captures fossilized plant and animal life, giving it a certain primitive appeal. Popular in the medieval period for the construction of castles, forts, and cathedrals (many of which stand today), limestone has been a workhorse in a reliable building material for thousands of years. Rugged, durable, yet with a refined beauty all of its own, limestone tile is gaining in popularity as flooring, and for use in exterior facades. History offers various limestone products for decoration.
Travertine is a terrestrial sedimentary rock, formed by a process of rapid precipitation of calcium carbonate at the mouth of hot springs or in limestone caves. Travertine often has a fibrous or concentric appearance and exists in white, tan, cream-colored, and rusty varieties. This natural stone brings unique warmth to kitchens, living spaces, and bathrooms, swimming pool. Travertine is frequently used in modern homes as a natural and sturdy building material as its consistent color, long streaks, and elegance. Travertine’s colors are typically warm and range from the lightest white or cream to beige, gold, brown, and even red. Slight color and pattern variations between tiles keep them from looking too uniform. This type of stone is also available in a variety of finishes, including polished, honed, brushed, saw cut, and tumbled. History has China and global travertine colors.