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Best surfaces for natural cladding applications

There any today many types of surface finishings on natural stones used on exterior cladding, which gives different colour tones, structures and looks to exterior cladding.

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Turkish white marble choice: Mugla White

The Mugla White is a wonderful and famous white marble from Turkey that is extracted around the city of Mugla by many quarries. This is today a reference white marble in the world.

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Dark Emperador marble from Spain

The Dark Emperador is a dark-brown natural stone that originally comes from Spain. On this video, we introduce you to this great dark brown marble from Spain, giving a brief explanation on how to select this marble.

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Irish Blue limestone surface finishings

The Irish Blue Limestone has a strong market presence in the European market and has been gaining ground outside of Europe as well. This is a very dark grey limestone from Ireland that accepts an incredible range of surface finishings.

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Crema Marfil marble from Spain

The Crema Marfil marble is a very popular and well-established marble, highly demanded, quite versatility and with large reserves. On this video we give you a quick introduction on how to select and understand the marble.

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Moca Cream limestone from Portugal

With a well-established and effective market, the Moca Cream is undoubtedly one of the most prestigious natural stones from Portugal. It presents an incredibly high production level.

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Travertine Classic vein-cut vs cross-cut

As a multifaceted natural stone, the Travertine Classic is versatile in many ways, including the range of possible applications and the appearance of the travertine itself.

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Travertine tiles with 2 sides filled

There’s a recent filling procedure that considerably increases the durability and endurance of travertine tiles, which consists on filling both sides of a travertine tile.

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Popular limestones in India

India is one of the most relevant producer of natural stones in the world, having a wide range of materials, such as marble, sandstone or granite, which are extracted on a large number of quarries. But there is today a growing apetite for limestones from Europe.

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Marble and Travertine split-face

The split-face is a fantastic way of re-using stone that would normally be rejected or simply has lower selection, turning it into a great looking and fairly uniform type of stone. In addition, it presents a beautiful and unique rough appearance.

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Turkish travertine: Silver Travertine

The Travertine Silver is a fantastic type of Travertine from Turkey, a bit exclusive and with an unique colour for this type of natural stone: grey. This is becoming a reference type of Travertine in the market.

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Limra White limestone from Turkey

The Limra is a white coloured limestone, with very thin grain and quite uniform background. The Limra is mostly characterized by its plain and uniform white colour. It is one of the most uniform white limestones available in the market.

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Marmara White marble top selection for 2017

The Marmara White is a fantastic and fairly unique type of marble from Turkey, which is mostly known by its white background and quite uniform parallel dark grey lines or vein. These fairly uniform veins is what makes the Marmara White such a on-demand marble.

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Black marble from Turkey: Portoro Antalya

The Portoro Antalya is a black marble from Turkey that has quite an exclusive and unique look. This has a messy and unpredictable structure that does not resemble any other stone.

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Jura Beige limestone from Germany

The Jura Beige is a German limestone that has seen an incredible growth in demand in the past several years, showing an irregular structure but a clear beige colour and earthy look.

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Moleanos Fine project: Krasina Business Center in Moscow

Supply of approximately 6.000m2 of light beige limestone Cabeca Veada and a small quantity of dark grey limestone Moleanos Ataija B1 for the Krasina Business Center, located in the Krasina district in the city center of Moscow - Russia.

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Moca Cream project: Private villa in Moscow

Supply of a high-end private villa on the outskirts of Moscow – Russia. The project involved the supply of about 2.500m2 of Moca Cream limestone from Portugal to be used on the exterior cladding of the villa.

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Top surface finishings for stone landscaping

There are several options for surface finishings that can be used on exterior landscaping jobs. Not all surface finishings would be suitable for this type of application, but you will still find a decent range of options.

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Ataija limestone project: Ganjam Flagship Store (India)

The Ganjam Flagship Store is already a reference project in Bangalore - India, which was entirely supplied with Portuguese beige limestone Ataija. This is a very hard limestone that accepted very well the flamed + brushed surface finishing requested by the architect.

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Choosing beige limestones from Portugal

Beige limestones for building and decoration are very popular and with growing demand for projects. Here we introduce to some of these fantastic Portuguese limestones.

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Jura Grey limestone on-demand finishings

The Jura Grey is a very versatile limestone that can be widely used on interiors as on exteriors. It also accepts many surface finishings.

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Moca Cream limestone popular finishings

Famous for its well defined parallel vein and uniform beige colour, the Moca Cream limestone can accept an interesting variety of finishings for both interiors and exteriors.

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Moca Cream project: Qatar Embassy in Brussels

The Qatar Embassy building in Brussels (Belgium) is a high-profile contemporary project that was almost entirely supplied with Moca Cream limestone from Portugal. The limestone was used extensively on cladding, flooring, coverings, staircases

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Moleanos Classic limestone expected finishings

The Moleanos Classic is one of the most famous and recognized beige coloured limestones in the world, being used on a large diversity of application. It is also a versatile limestone that accepts many surface finishings.

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Most Popular Moleanos Blue Finishings

It is a fact that the Moleanos limestone presents a very versatile structure and the Moleanos Blue is no exception. This grey-blue limestone is not only suitable for many different applications, as it is also very receptive to numerous finishing types.

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Travertine Noce from Turkey

With a flawless reputation, the Travertine Noce is currently one of the most known natural stones in Turkey. It is also a prominent entry on the international market, as it presents some impressive growth values, with an increasingly popularity and demand.

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How to Choose: Grey Limestones from Portugal

Despite the considerable number of grey limestones from Portugal, only a few have been able to integrate the external markets. Besides the reliable supply, these limestones also present remarkable features, such as a uniform background and colour consistency.

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Karia Cream Project: WOW Istanbul Hotel in Turkey

The WOW Istanbul Hotel has adopted a posture of luxury and comfort ever since the building stage. And aspects like natural illumination and floor coverings were heavily taken into consideration. In the end, the Karia Cream marble became the elected stone.

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Natural Stone Outlet: The Best Deals Directly from the Factory

As our network’s latest addition, the Natural Stone Outlet is a true revolution in the natural stone industry. Mostly, because it brings forward an innovative channel between client and factory, while delivering the most reliable deals. The project is now online.

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Most Popular Limestones in Autumn 2016

In general, limestones have been growing on demand and popularity, especially in Europe and North America. This article presents the five most popular limestones from our network, that are clearly standing out this Autumn.

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