Turkish Travertine Options

The travertine is a type of natural stone with increasing demand worldwide. Its beautiful colours and structure makes the wonders of many architects and designers all over the world. Several countries such as Turkey, Iran, Italy, Spain and other have travertine extraction. However, it is in Turkey where the extraction and commercialization of this natural stone has developed the fastest.

Turkey is today a leading exporter of travertine stone, with a great range of quality travertine to offer. We present here some of the most relevant Turkish travertine you can find these days:

Travertine Classic

The Travertine Classic is possibly one of the most famous Travertine in the world. It is a beige/light brown coloured natural stone, with slight variations in terms of beige colour tones. It can present some darker shaded areas, as well as some white coloured ones.

Travertine Classic vein-cut

Travertine Light

Light beige coloured natural stone, with slight variations in terms of beige colour tones. The Travertine Light present mainly two variations: the internal market variation that is mostly sold in Turkey, which presents some colour variation; and the export variation, more clean and uniform.

Travertine Classic cross-cut

Travertine Noce

The Travertine Noce is a dark beige / brown coloured natural stone, with slight variations in terms of beige colour tones. It can present some darker shaded areas, as well as some white coloured ones. It is characterized by its natural holes, which is part of the Travertine structure.

Travertine Noce

Travertine Walnut

The Travertine Walnut is a special case within travertine, as it presents several colours within the same stone. It has a beige coloured background, where you can find some occasional shades of yellow, green and brown. This travertine has a small share on the travertine market.

Travertine Walnut

Travertine Yellow

The Travertine Yellow is a yellow coloured natural stone, with slight variations in terms of yellow coloured tones. It can present some darker shaded areas, as well as some white coloured ones. The Travertine Yellow does not have the same demand as the beige or brown coloured ones, but still enjoys a healthy market demand.

Travertine Yellow

Travertine Red

The Travertine Red is a red coloured stone, with variations in terms of red colour. It can present some darker shaded areas, as well as some white coloured ones. This is a less common type of travertine, but nonetheless it has an interesting demand. Quarries tend to be smaller and with limited supply.