Natural travertine is limestone and marble transition form – thousand years later it turns into a marble. It is usually white, golden, brown and red, but it also may be in the intensive semitones. However it may be honey, amber, rose to scarlet coloured travertine. Depending on the desired result travertine surface can be in two kinds: polished or quite the contrary – matte. This stone finish used in an interior gives a tenderness and sense of warmth to accommodations, kitchen and bathroom. In return, stone facades of travertine gives the noble and respectable look to any building.
Travertine was already known at the times of Ancient Rome when it was used for construction of temples and public buildings. The Coliseum of Rome is said to be the most recognized monument of the world where was used travertine. In this respect, it seems clear that distinctive feature of travertine facades is not only the representative look but also for the unrivaled longevity.
Traditionally, travertine which is quarried from mines of Iran, Turkey and Italy is recognized as the best. Material composition and also the appearance of travertine, which is mined from different places, are also different. Take for example, the famous layerings of travertine on Pamukkale mountain slopes, which are on the list of world heritage of UNESCO, as well as travertine mines of Tivoli. “Pilsakmens” offers the wide range of travertine imported from Italy, Spain, India and other countries.