Travertine is a type of limestone that is formed by mineral deposits from natural springs. Minerals mix with the calcite to create unique swirls and movement that give travertine its distinctive character.
Travertine tiles are a popular flooring choice as they remain one of the most durable stone floor tile options on the market. It is suitable for indoor and outdoor and the colors include variations of beige, brown, taupe and even silver grey.
Unpolished travertine stone has a naturally nonslip texture. This makes it great for being installed in bathrooms, showers and floors. Travertine is a great stone for being installed around pools specially in southern California.