How to choose Light Emperador marble from Turkey

The Light Emperador is a brown marble that despite being originally extracted in Spain, it is today mostly extracted in Turkey, where production is mass scale. This is a light brown marble, with a typical Emperador spider-web structure. 

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Spanish marble colour combinations

Spanish coloured marble are very popular worldwide, with large demand. These are also popular to be used in combination with each other, to create contrast, patterns and overall decorative and design effects. There are several coloured marble combination, but some are more popular than others. On this video, we introduce you to some of the most popular Spanish coloured marble combinations. Read more

Most relevant Spanish marble

There are today many options in terms of Spanish marble, in particular when it comes to coloured marble. There is a wide variety of colours, which are used on a diversity of applications, most commonly on interior applications. From this wide range, we select 4 marble as the most relevant ones, based on market demand, international recognition and popularity.  Read more

Limra limestone surface finishings

The Limra is a fairly known Turkish limestone that presents a white colour. There are not too many white coloured limestones in the world market, but Limra is one of them. This is a versatile type of limestone as it can accept quite well a wide range of surface finishings. We present here some of the most relevant surface finishings used on this limestone. Read more

Turkey beige marble: Botticino

Botticino is a widely known beige marble that has its origins in Italy, from where it gained its international recognition. Today, Turkey extracts a similar type of marble that is also called locally as Botticino, which we are presenting here. This is a similar type of marble, but with its own specifications. It is a darker beige marble, with a fairly uniform colour and particular structure.

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Travertine Classic from Turkey – Cross Cut Finishings

On this video, we are going to introduce you to a great type of natural stone from Turkey: the Travertine Classic, with a cross-cut structure. We are going to talk about this wonderful travertine and more specifically about its main surface finishings. 

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How to choose Jura Grey limestone

Originally from Germany, the Jura Grey is a fantastic grey limestone that is quite hard and suitable for any type of application both interior and exterior. This limestone has seen an incredible growth in the past years, become one of the reference grey limestones in the market. It is well-known by architects and contractors that appreciate its structure and colour, but specially its technical strength.

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Moleanos limestone variations

The Moleanos limestone is a natural stone mostly known for its endurance and versatility, which can be used in almost all types of projects. This is one of the most popular and on-demand beige limestones from Portugal. Learn more about the main variations below

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How to choose Negro Marquina marble

With an incredibly high popularity and demand worldwide, the Negro Marquina marble presents a substantial production and well-established markets. When it comes to choose this particular marble, you should be aware of its two main variations, the First Selection and the Commercial Selection. Moreover, the Negro Marquina is a reference and notorious black marble from Spain.

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Best surface finishings for stone cladding

There any today many types of surface finishings on natural stones used on exterior cladding, which gives different colour tones, structures and looks to exterior cladding. Due to the constant exposure to exterior elements, a proper surface finishing is relevant and may decide how well the cladding will “age”. We discuss here some of the most relevant surface finishings used today on exterior cladding applications. 

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Turkey white marble: Mugla White

The Mugla White is a wonderful and quite famous white marble from Turkey. It is extracted around the city of Mugla by many quarries and is today a reference white marble. There are many names for this marble such as Bianco Ibiza, Blanco Ibiza and more, but its original name is Mugla White. There are many variations of this stone and the key is to understand the different variations. We present you below.

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How to choose Dark Emperador marble from Spain

The Dark Emperador is a dark-brown natural stone that originally comes from Spain. However, there are several different types of Dark Emperador extracted in other countries, along with three main variations worldwide – the First Selection, the Standard Selection and the Commercial Selection. This is a well-established marble, with considerable reserves and a high demand.

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Most Popular Irish Blue limestone finishings

The Irish Blue Limestone has a very consolidate positioning in the global market, summing up centuries of traditional usage in Ireland and other Northern Europe countries. In the present days, this limestone has an incredibly high demand, mostly due to its versatility, which allows for a huge range of finishings. Below, we present the most requested ones. Read more

How to choose Crema Marfil marble from Spain

Originally from Spain, the Crema Marfil marble is a very popular and well-established natural stone. This is a highly demanded marble, with an incredible versatility and large reserves. There are three main main selections for the Crema Marfil: Standard Selection, Commercial Selection and Classic Selection. Each one of them present distinguished features and market traits.

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Split-face marble and travertine

On this article we introduce you to a beautiful type of stone: split-face stone. This is a fantastic way of re-using stone that would normally be rejected or simply with lower selection, turning it into a great looking and fairly uniform type of stone. The split-face is commonly used on exterior cladding, wall coverings or diverse decoration. We analyse on this article the process of doing split-face as well as the main materials used to do this product.

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