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Dareh-Bokhari Travertine is one of the brightest and high-graded stone among the travertine stones. very low porosity and excellent abrasion resistance makes it to be easily rubbed. it comes in a variety of colors such as white, creamy white & dark cream which can be cut in vein cut & cross cut forms. Dareh-Bokhari Travertine is suitable for every possible parts of a building especially for exterior facades which demonstrates a fantastic view of nature in the building.
Digital image color may vary from actual slab coloration. Photos are examples only. Actual stock changes frequently. Please contact your Shaar stone Sales Consultant to view photos of slabs currently in stock. Each slab will have different characteristics. It is recommended that slabs be inspected prior to purchase.
This material has low abrasion resistance. It rates as a 1-3 on the Mohs scale. Light scratching will occur with exposure to sand and other abrasives. The finish will patina or dull over time as a result of this scratching. Always use a cutting board for countertop applications and walk-off mats at entrances in flooring applications.
This material has a medium to high absorption rate. Always seal this material prior to use. Properly seal the material prior to grouting by applying several coats of sealant or until water beads up on the surface. Use Fila PRW200 to avoid staining from grout residues and specify a grout color that is similar to the color of the stone to avoid color bleeding into the material. Use low moisture setting materials. To reduce the appearance of stains, always wipe up spills immediately. Oil and highly-pigmented liquids can penetrate and stain the stone and may need poultice to remove the stain.
This material is minimally sensitive to acids. It will not acid etch or lose its surface sheen when exposed to acidic liquids such as lemons or tomatoes.
Due to known material weakness or because this material has not been tested, this material is not approved for use in exterior applications.