Amarestone Natural Stone Blog

French Limestone - not all the same! An update.

Posted by Steve Turner on Wed, Jul 24, 2013 @ 10:12 AM

French Limestone - choosing the right one:

I was approached a little while ago to source some French limestone flooring for a private customer who was renovating a kitchen in an old house. I asked which particular French stone they had in mind and the reply came back that, "French Limestone is French Limestone, isn't it? Isn't it all the same thing?"

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Topics: limestone flooring, French limestone, limestone tiles, montmoyen, beauval, beauvillon, belgian fossil, chanceaux, belgian black

Black and White Marble Floors - Create the look

Posted by Steve Turner on Fri, May 17, 2013 @ 12:36 PM

Choosing "Chequerboard" Marble Tiles:

Black and white chequerboard flooring has been a popular look since Victorian times and there are many ways of recreating that look. The classic mix of Italian white Carrara marble and black Nero Marquinia marble (limestone, actually but it is often thought of as a marble) has always been popular but there are lots of other options. Read on for more details:

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Topics: marble flooring, belgian black, nero marquina, carrara, chequerboard