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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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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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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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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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How to Choose: Jura Beige vs. Moleanos Classic

With an increased reputation, the Jura Beige and the Moleanos Classic are among the most popular limestones in the market. Both present exceptional features, such as a consistent beige colour and a high versatility. But what are the differences between them?

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2017 Natural Stone Trends

Building and decoration trends shift on a regular basis. And with a new year coming up, it’s time to present some of the best predictions regarding natural stone trends in 2017. For instance, in this new year, the tendencies seem to be leaning towards nature.

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Top Grey Limestones for Flooring in 2016

Grey limestones are probably the most on-demand type, especially when it comes to flooring projects. With the in vogue trending of neutral colours, certain limestones have been growing in popularity. Learn about the hottest options for 2016.

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Top Limestones for Exterior Cladding in 2016

In general, limestones are the most indicated type of natural stone to be used on cladding projects, mainly because they present a versatile structure in terms of uniformity, hardness and appearance. Here’s our top five limestone selection for exterior cladding in 2016.

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Travertine Classic Project: Jumeirah Port Soller Hotel & Spa

With a rather alternative trademark, the Jumeirah Port Soller Hotel & Spa is more than a simple Travertine Classic reference, since the project features a 360º perspective point that bounds the surrounding ground, sea and sky levels.

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Travertine Classic Applications: Inspiration for Private Houses

Known as one of the most versatile natural stones in the present market, the Travertine Classic is capable of accepting almost every type of finishing and it can be applied to almost everything. Global Stone Portal presents some inspirational ideas.

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Cabeca Veada Project: Leeds University in the UK

As an exclusive cladding project, the Leeds University compromises a small and standard exterior setup made with Cabeca Veada. Overall, this project shows some of the greatest features of this Portuguese limestone.

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Dark Emperador Marble: Current Variations

The Dark Emperador is a quite popular brown marble with a strong presence worldwide. However, it doesn’t have a universal grading system, making it extremely hard for non-professional customers to distinguish the different variation types in the global market.

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Crema Marfil Marble: Current Variations

Currently one of the popular marbles in the world, the Crema Marfil has a very large demand and a relatively oversupply. As a result, this marble has a huge range of different variations, which are normally displayed according to each company’s classifications.

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Jura Grey Project: Residential House in Australia

This modern Residential House in Australia has covered most of its interior and exterior flooring with Jura Grey, proving once more the versatility of this German limestone. The materials were produced with a honed finishing for a more polished result.

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Jura Beige Project: Residential House in England

This Residential House in England is another small project that has beens upplied by our network. It showcases some of the best Jura Beige attributes regarding exterior flooring with sandblasted and brushed finishings.

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