Amarestone Natural Stone Blog

Italian Marble - what makes it so good?

Posted by Steve Turner on Fri, Jul 12, 2013 @ 06:52 PM

Italian Marble

What are the physical properties that make it right for your home?

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Topics: calacatta borghini, statuario, statuary marble, marble, marble flooring, Italian marble, calacatta, calacatta michelangelo, marble tiles, carrara, quality marble, carrera, statuario venato

Crema Marfil marble - the real deal?

Posted by Steve Turner on Tue, Apr 16, 2013 @ 01:37 PM

Crema Marfil "Marble"


A very well-known "marble", Crema Marfil, is often seen in UK tile outlets. Technically speaking, however, it is not a marble at all but is in fact a limestone. However, it is widely labelled as a marble because it can be polished to a high shine. 

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Topics: marble, marble flooring, spanish marble, marble tiles, crema marfil, crema marfil tiles, quality marble, ethical sourcing

CPDs - "Choose Limestone", "Seal and Clean Stone", "Bathroom Tiling"

Posted by Steve Turner on Tue, Mar 19, 2013 @ 10:48 AM

On Thursday last week, we had industry experts from the Stone Federation of Great Britain, Fila UK and Marmox UK over to the new Design Studio to present three CPD seminars to RIBA Architects and SBID and BIID Designers.

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Topics: stain, limestone flooring, choosing marble, Marmox, tilebacker board, marble, stone, limestone tiles, buying limestone, cleaning, wine stain, Fila, which stone, Stone Federation of GB, CE Marking

Buying Natural Stone - top 5 tips

Posted by Steve Turner on Fri, Mar 08, 2013 @ 04:37 PM

Hints and Tips on Choosing Natural Stone for your project

This is a guide on how to select both the material and the professionals for your natural stone project.

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Topics: limestone, choosing marble, marble, French limestone, Italian marble, buying limestone, which stone

Amarestone at Ecobuild 2013

Posted by Steve Turner on Fri, Feb 08, 2013 @ 01:23 PM

For the fourth year running, Amarestone will be exhibiting at Ecobuild as part of the Stone Federation of GB's "Stone Zone" pavillion. 

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Topics: limestone, limestone flooring, marble, French limestone, Italian marble, limestone tiles, Portuguese limestone, ecobuild

Will my limestone or marble flooring stain?

Posted by Steve Turner on Fri, Jan 11, 2013 @ 09:36 AM

Will my stone stain? - how to ensure it stays clean.

One of the most frequently asked questions that we get when we are on stand at the exhibitions is, “will my stone stain?” Most people are worried about spilling red wine and what that might do to their limestone flooring. This is something that gets tested on a fairly regular basis at our house!

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Topics: stain, limestone, limestone flooring, marble, stone, French limestone, marble flooring, cleaning, wine stain, floor, Fila, marble tiles, sealing