Travertine is considered a sedimentary rock which is one of the three major groups that also includes igneous and metamorphic stones. Travertine Slabs are cut and processed from blocks of travertine. This material works perfectly as both kitchen and bath tops when properly managed.
In short, by way of definition again , travertine is a type of limestone and therefore is a sedimentary rock. It may have a concentric appearance and exists in white, tan, cream-colored, and even rusty varieties. It is has historically been been used in Italy and throughout the world as a building material. Travertine is one of the most commonly used stones in modern architecture. Think of the Farnsworth House, for example. This smooth yet unique surface in four designer neutral colors will add a refined touch to any floor, wall, backsplash or countertop in both residential and commercial applications