Valued for its striking textural character, travertine is available in a wide range of colors from light hues to deeper earth tones.
Travertine is a type of limestone. Similar to limestone, travertine features soft earth tones, providing great design flexibility. Being of calcium-based makeup, travertines are similar to limestone and will have use and care characteristics similar to marble. Travertine is formed in pools by the slow precipitation of hot, mineral-rich spring water. As the stone formed, trapped carbon dioxide bubbles create the characteristic voids found within travertine. Valued for its striking textural character, travertine is available in a wide range of colors from light hues to deeper earth tones. Because of Travetine’s unique structure, it retains less heat than other stones. Often used for flooring, wall cladding, driveways, pool decks, countertops, and other applications, travertine remains a popular choice among homeowners and trade professionals.