Natural stone showers

Natural Stone Showers

Tureks, as a vertically integrated producer of natural stone, attempts to explore all possible practical uses of our products. A part of that exploration is to provide advice on how natural stone might be properly used in each application. Today, let’s talk about Natural Stone Showers. Since water is essentially the reason for your shower, let’s […]

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Textured Natural Stone

Tureks is proud to feature a series of unique Textured Natural Stone ideas for the consideration of all our clients and friends. The material  we would like to feature today is our Cottage Stone Collection. Let’s chat about that for a minute and how it might work in a contemporary minimalist design plan similar to the […]

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Green Turkish Marble Tile

Tureks takes great pride in our native natural stone. Perhaps nothing can better illustrate why we feel this way than our interpretation of Green Turkish Marble Tile. Please take a look at the Verde Capri Marble Collection . Let’s unpack a few thoughts  on this color value and how you might use it. Green is a […]

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Textured Full Grain Stone Tiles

Textured Full Grain Stone Tiles

Tureks’ textured full grain stone tiles offer a unique value proposition to our many friends and clients around the world. Why, you may ask? We believe that we are in a special position amongst Turkish producers, and producers worldwide, by bringing this finish to market in both marble and limestone. Let’s discuss for a few […]

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Black Marble Designs

Black Marble Designs

Black Marble Designs is a great topic because it offers the ability to focus on a color value that has great flexibility. At the same time, when paired with the classic stone that is marble, black becomes even more impactful in a design plan. Let’s investigate black as a color. Firstly, from a purely scientific […]

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What is Vein Cut Stone?

One of the more constant questions that a company in the natural stone industry is asked revolves around how stone is cut. Specifically, the direction and path the saw takes as it is “slicing” through a block of stone. So let’s discuss What is Vein Cut Stone and how it differs from Cross Cut Stone. […]

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Marble veining

Marble Veining

Marble Veining is a topic that is in fact a question. This topic/question roams the landscape of the stone industry in 2018 and has been out there for years, if not centuries. Perhaps the best idea here is to develop a brief understanding of marble and then move on to veins and veining. Let’s do […]

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White Marble Mosaics

The topic of White Marble Mosaics is a broad one and bears some explanation. Let’s dive in and understand this subject a little better in order to create a better informed end user. Firstly, mosaic is defined by dictionary.com as “a picture or decoration made of small, usually colored pieces of inlaid stone, glass, etc”. This is […]

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European Kitchen Stone Trends

European Kitchen Stone Trends is a vast topic so let’s take a concise view for the purposes of this post. Interiorzine.com gave us a few things to think about and also details that a Turkish natural stone producer, such as Tureks, can address. Color ideas are almost always all over the map, so to speak. This may […]

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Scenes from Coverings 2018 Tureks

Scenes from Coverings 2018 Tureks

The annual stone and tile trade show in the United States is known as Coverings. The stone, tile, and glass industry is really many industries that are joined together by a common customer. Every year, this seemingly unrelated group gets together. Stone quarries, porcelain manufacturers, ceramic tile artists,  tools manufacturers, vendors of mortars, grout and adhesives […]

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