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Onyx for building

Onyx for building

Onyx is an intriguingly marvellous and translucent natural stone. It is composed mostly of calcite minerals, just like marble, limestone and travertine; therefore, it’s often commercially called onyx-marble. Usually onyx forms in areas where mineral-rich water meets the rocky soil, at mouths of springs, hence the very formation process is much more similar to travertine […]

Turkish Onyx

Turkish Onyx

In the global natural stone market, Turkey stands out as one of the most prolific and significant producers and exporters of various types of natural stones. There are natural stone quarries found all around Turkey since antiquity, and there has been much investment and development in the sector in more recent times. Onyx is a […]

Finishings of Natural Stone

Finishings of Natural Stone

Finishings of natural stoneAfter the quarrying process, natural stones can be modified by the finishing process in many ways. The finishing’s are often selected based on the intended use of the stone and according to the interior and exterior application using a variety of techniques and mechanical processes. Some of the typical natural stone finishes […]

The Life of Natural Stone

The Life of Natural Stone

The Life of natural stone What is natural stone? It is a stone that is dug up from the earth and is mainly quarried from a mountainous ground. There are many types of natural stones, including slate, granite, limestone, basalt, quartzite, marble, sandstone and travertine etc. The aesthetics and characteristics of natural stone are defined […]