Natural Stone Mosaic
Natural stone mosaic tiles
Even in ancient times, natural stone mosaic and tiles were used to artfully design surfaces in temples or on other objects. At that time the marble was quarried in quarries and applied individually to the surface to be processed. Today the material for the natural stone mosaic or the tiles is obtained with the water jet cutting process. This process is computer-controlled and therefore absolutely precise and gentle on the material. In many places the natural stone mosaic is glued onto so-called mats and finally offered as finished tiles.
Even today, marble is still often offered as a natural stone mosaic or as tiles.
But other materials are also available in stores: Antique marble, basalt, granite, limestone, quartzite, slate or travertine. With antique marble, a virtue was made out of necessity, since marble is a relatively soft material and often has surface damage, these were deliberately treated. As a result, these tiles and pieces in natural stone mosaic optics are easy to care for and insensitive. Basalt is a volcanic effluent rock and is created by thinly flowing lava that cools down quickly. Basalt is available in different shades of gray and is often available as a floor covering as tiles or as a natural stone mosaic. Tile or natural stone mosaic is the epitome of very hard material. Granite was created from feldspar and quartz and is therefore one of the igneous rocks. The color of Granite is created by enriching it with various Minerals.
The limestone is also suitable for natural stone mosaics and tiles of this type. Like marble, it has a relatively soft structure, but differs in the dullness of the surface. Quartzite is a hard natural material and is ideal as tiles and natural stone mosaic outdoors because they are very resistant to environmental influences. Slate is one of the sedimentary rocks that have excellent crevice properties. Therefore, they are also very suitable as natural stone tiles and natural stone mosaic . In this country they are often used in roof and facade design. Travertine or travertine marble is a limestone that is partially porous and interspersed with cavities. For processing, the natural stone mosaic or the tiles are filled or often used untreated in southern countries.
The ways in which the surfaces of the individual materials are processed are complex:
the surface can be polished, sanded or tumbled. The natural stone mosaic or the tiles are processed further. The natural stone mosaic is available in a wide variety of shapes: square, rectangular, as natural stone mosaic or as finished tiles in stripes, rods or octagon motifs. In any case, when laying larger areas with natural stone mosaic or tiles, you should seek advice from professional help in order to compensate for any unevenness in the floor. The natural stone mosaic is special in variety and designs and extremely different in material and shape. Ideal for: all living rooms, interiors, commercial spaces, sanitary rooms. The decoration options are therefore also limitless. Antique marble and travertine mosaics are represented here. As well as extraordinary marble or limestone mosaics, which you can lay as floor or wall tiles.