ITALIAN TRAVERTIN-TURKISH –BEST QUALITY LONG ISLAND GAPPSI

by / Monday, 15 August 2011 / Published in Uncategorized

TRAVERTINE TREADS AND RISERS LONG ISLAND GAPPSI STONES

STAIRS BUILT WITH ITALIAN TRAVERTINE CLASSICO

STAIRS BUILT WITH ITALIAN TRAVERTINE CLASSICO

BY
Giuseppe Abbrancati
ITALIAN TRAVERTINE IS MAINNELY FOUND IN THE REGION OF ROME.
THE NAME TRAVERTINE DERIVES FROM THE LATIN NAME (TUBERTINE)
(TUBER) IS THE AREA OF TODAY’S TIVOLI CLOSE TO ROME WHERE THE TRAVERTINE WAS CEATED AND MINED, (TINE) IS LATIN FOR STONE?
TUBERTINE: STONE OF TIVOLI.
THIS STAIRS RISERS AND STEPS ARE MADE OF 1 -1/4 THICK CLASSICO ITALIAN TRAVERTINE, SLITLY ROUNDED EDGES IN THE FRONT WITH HONED FINISH IT IS THE ANTRANCE TO A STORE AND HUNDRED OF PEOPLE HAVE WALKED IN AND OUT OF THIS STORE FOR 40 YEARS AND THIS TRAVERTINE STEEL LOOKS VERY NICE .IN THIS PART OF THE RIGION IT DOES NOT GET COLD ALLOT ,BUT EVEN IN AREAS WHERE IT SNOWS IN THE WINTER ITALIANS LOVE THE LOOK OF THE TRAVERTINE AND EVEN THOGH HONED TRAVERTINE COULD BE A LITTLE TO SMOOTH TO BE USED ON FRONT STEPS AND ESPECIALLY IN A COMMERCIAL APPLICATIONS , PEOPLE STILL USE IT DESPITE OF SLIPING DANGER.
PRIMERY WHITE TRAVERTINE IS STRONGER THEN OTHER COLORED ONES BUT WHAT MAKE A GOOD TRAVERTINE JOB IS THE INSTALLATION. THIS TRAVERTINE AS LOTS OF VAINS THAT CREATE UNIQUE PATTERNS AND SWARL DESIGN ON THE PAVER SURFACES. TRAVERTINE PAVERS ARE VERY BEAUTIFULL BECAUSE NOT ONE STONE IS THE SAME AND COLORS ARE SOFT AND WARM .ITALIAN TRAVERTINE WAS USED TO BUILD MANY ANCENT BUILDINGS INCLUDING THE VATICAN AND THE ROMAN COLOSSEUM NOT MUCH TRAVERTINE IS MINED IN ITALY ANYMORE DUE TO THE HIGH COST OF LABOR. BUT ALL THAT IS STILL PRODUCED IT IS USED FOR SPECIAL APPLICATION SUCH AS BALESTERS RAILINGS AND COLUMNS AND TRIMS. THE MAJIORITY OF THE TRAVERTINE THAT ON THE MARKET TODAY IT MAINLY COMES FROM TURKEY . TURKEY IS VERY REACH IN TRAVERTINE AND THEY ALSO HAVE A VERY LARGE SELECTION OF COLORS. TURKISH TRAVERTINE IS OF THE HIGHEST QUALITY TRAVERTINE ON THE MARKET. GAPPSI CARES EVERY COLOR ABAILABLE ALONG WITH MANY OTHER PRODUCTS AND STONE TYPES.

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