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 have intensive semitones. Colour may vary from honey, amber and rose to scarlet tones.
Depending on the desired result travertine surface can be polished or matte. Travertine used in an interior gives a tenderness and sense of warmth to accommodation, kitchen and bathroom. Stone facades of travertine gives the noble and respectable look to any building.
Travertine was known and widely used in Ancient Rome to construct temple and public buildings. The Coliseum of Rome is said to be the most recognized monument in the world where travertine was used. Distinctive features of travertine facades - representative look and unrivalled longevity.
Travertine mines of Iran, Turkey and Italy are recognized as the best ones, however, colours and compositions may vary depending on the location of mines. For instance, famous layering of travertine on Pamukkale mountain slopes and travertine mines of Tivoli are both mentioned in the world heritage list of UNESCO. “Pilsakmens” offers wide range of travertine imported from Italy, Spain, India and other countries.