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Marble. Granite. Travertine. The most interesting.
Solidity of rock allows you to cut blocks in large sizes. Therefore, stone is often chosen for large-scale ideas architects and sculptors, create, for example, monuments of granite. The rock is well polished. Non porous, which prevents material from absorbing moisture and cracking from external influences. Granite transcend temperature changes. Also does not corrode.

Granite is building material. Buildings made of granite don't destroy for thousands of years. Less durable structure, only lined with stone. From granite make paving slabs, ceramic plates for floors and interior decoration. The material is considered to be elite in the world of furniture. Breed goes to countertops, parts of chairs, sofas, bar counters. Often people prefer to make crafts with granite, decorative items and vases.
Travertine. Short description.
Natural stone travertine known since ancient times, but rather since the days of ancient Rome. The most famous buildings, in the Roman Colosseum constructed with travertine , (completely built with travertine, extracted from the Sabine mountains), Trevi Fountains, Marcello Theater, St. Peter's Basilica in the Vatican, the Church of San Marco, the Church of St. Luke and Martin, the Church of Santa Maria del Popolo, as well as the Palace of justice in Rome. The very first bridge built in Rome was also decorated with natural stone.

In Russia, such structure constructed in metro station "Vyborgskaya" St. Petersburg metro, decorated by natural stone travertine.

The name of stone – travertine-comes from the Italian travertino. In Latin name sounds like lapis tiburtinus, i.e. Tibur stone or stone from Tibur as it was called by the Romans. Calcareous tuff - rather strong polycrystalline fine-grained rock. Formed from calcium carbonate minerals – in most cases from aragonite with less calcite. Can be found in lime deposits in carbon dioxide sources. This stone is an intermediate between limestone and marble. The principle of formation is similar to principle of obtaining coal or diamonds, i.e. a lot of pressure and a considerable period of time.


Marble. Medicinal properties of marble.

Marble. Medicinal properties of marble.
Lithotherapist argue that marble has ability to heal diseases of intestine, stomach, pancreas. Mineral relieves stress, cures insomnia, relieves irrational fears. Massage with marble balls cures sciatica, lumbago, vascular disease. Beads from this mineral (or pendant) help to cope with diseases of throat, prevent development of many cardiovascular diseases. Ring or bracelet with marble insert recommended for people suffering from excessive sweating.
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ALL ABOUT GRANITE

Granite is the most common deep stone, which has pronounced grain-crystal structure. Color scheme of this natural stone is quite diverse-there i gray (the most common), pink, orange, red, bluish-green, black.

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ADVANTAGES OF GRANITE STEPS FOR STAIRS

Granite Stairs - the main decoration of any room. Due to its properties, granite does not lose its attractiveness after dozens of years of intensive exploitation, because now it is in great demand.

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HOW TO CHOOSE MARBLE

3 important tips! Read and keep in touch!

COUNTERTOPS FOR BATHROOMS

Tips. Description. Data.

GRANITE FOR SOCLE

Why it is worth choosing granite for facing of a socle?
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WHAT KIND METHODS OF FACADE CLADDING WITH TRAVERTINE EXIST?

Methods of finishing buildings in travertine. How we make "wet " travertine? The structure of " dry " ventilated facade travertine.

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MARBLE AS ELEMENT OF DECOR AND STYLE

Unique decorative properties one of the most attractive properties of marble. Due to the magical relief of this natural stone, widely used in construction since ancient times. In production, thanks to the latest technologies, possible to obtain marble blocks of various sizes and shapes. Application is wide.

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FEATURES OF MARBLE COUNTERTOPS FOR KITCHEN

Description of the main features, advantages and disadvantages of kitchen countertops made of marble

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MARBLE IN INTERIOR.

Marble, as a finishing material, can conquer anyone. It radiates a special dignity and nobility. Interiors with its use look stylish, sophisticated and respectable. Due to the unique design, pleasant texture, variety of shades and semitones, marble fits well into the modern interiors. With it, you can achieve exceptional design.

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MARBLE TILES

Marble slabs are used in the decoration of interiors and cladding of facades, in the construction of a variety of protective structures, arrangement of sites near the house and office. And we can say with confidence that not a single natural stone possesses such a flair of nobility and elegance as marble.

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ALL ABOUT TRAVERTINE

Travertine is stronger than onyx, but weaker than marble. It is used for cladding the facade, floors, walls, and sometimes ceilings. Learn about travertine in more detail.

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MARBLE. SECRET OF NATURE.

What are its advantages and features of choice? The answers to these questions here.

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MARBLE IN CONSTRUCTION

The use of marble in the construction of houses, buildings and structures.

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TRAVERTINE. ALL SECRET.

The use of travertine in interior design.

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How properly take care for marble and granite countertops?

What detergents can be used to remove dirt on marble or granite surfaces?
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Application in interior countertop made of natural stone

Granite, marble, travertine and malachite countertops in interior: advantages and disadvantages of materials.

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Features of marble bathroom countertops

Description of the main features and advantages that characterize marble countertops for bathroom

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Granite and marble countertops: what to choose?

What kind of countertop to choose: granite or marble?
More and more people now choosing countertops made of natural stone. This is not surprising, because these products differ presentable appearance and strength. The most common materials are granite and marble. What should be preferred? Each of them has its pros and cons.

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Marble in ancient times, in the Renaissance and today

Natural stone has been used by people since ancient times. Axes and arrowheads were made of obsidian or silicon, for construction of houses were using material required easy for processing. Most likely, at first limestone was in construction, but then product of metamorphism – marble-become popular. The striking beauty of this stone is successfully combined with durability.

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