Our Tour of the Colorado Stone Quarries

Decorative Materials

Recently, we had the opportunity to check out a famed quarry in Marble, Colorado. Tours are rare these days, so we feel extremely fortunate to have been granted access by current owner and operator Colorado Stone Quarries, Inc and Artistic Tile.

Quarry from Astor

Kate-Lo Tile & Stone

Quarry is a varied and unique series in that it combines the look of aged natural stones – somewhere between travertine, quartzite and stone. tile astor porcelain quarry It crosses new boundaries and yet is so familiar. Available in four shades, cream, beige, black and grey and stocked in 12″ x 24″, 6″ x 24″, 2″ x 2 mosaic and coordinating bullnose. Share it now!

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Metropolitan 6×6 Quarry Tile

Kate-Lo Tile & Stone

This American-made quarry tile has been an industry standard for over 100 years. tile ironrock metropolitan quarry tile Kate-Lo Tile & Stone is pleased to announce the arrival of Metropolitan, a durable, slip-resistant commercial-grade quality tile from Ironrock. We are currently stocking unglazed 6″x6″ in Mayflower Red and Puritan Gray with coordinating cove base. Other sizes, finishes and colors are available special order.

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Polycor Acquires New Quarries

Stone Update

Holdings in Maine, Oklahoma, Quebec to expand natural-stone company’s line of products. Featured Company News

TexaStone Quarries Gets ANSI Certification

Stone Update

Limestone quarrier becomes first to meet standards on sustainable production of natural stone. Featured Latest News

Quarry Tour Takes Industry to Elberton and Tate Georgia - Brings the Marble Institute of America and Elberton Granite Assocation Together

StoneDimensions

For years, the Marble Institute of America (MIA) has led study tours to quarries around the USA, Canada, and abroad. Environmental Protection Agency to produce two new scientific studies looking into the safety of granite quarry and fabrication workers with respect to radon and radiation exposure. That invitation evolved into a full fledged quarry tour with Elberton as the backdrop for the first of a two day event. The first stop on the Elberton tour was the Keystone Quarry.

High performance tile for high performance areas

Kate-Lo Tile & Stone

We stock Metropolitan Quarry Tile, which is an industry standard for commercial kitchens, food service and areas that demand excellent anti-slip performance. We have three colors; Buckskin, Mayflower Red and Pilgrim Grey in the unglazed Quarry Basics and Mayflower Red and Pilgrim Grey in Mayflower Red and Pilgrim Grey in the Quarry Basics Abrasive in our Plymouth warehouse for immediate projects. tile metropolitan quarry tile

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Polycor Acquires French Quarries

Stone Update

Transatlantic transaction brings prestigious limestone to company fold. Featured Company Insider News

Minimalist Guesthouse in Vinalhaven Hovers Above Former Quarry

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

“The small cabins hover on piers above a former quarry, an approach that has minimized the impact of the building construction on the delicate recovering vegetation in the area,” the architects explained. The result of an old quarry rehabilitation, the project is intended as a nature refuge for visiting family and friends. Good things come in threes, right? It certainly seems to be the case on the charming island of Vinalhaven.

Calacata Borghini quarry expands its reach | 2010-10-26 | Stone.

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ILCO Gets Green Designation for Quarrying

Stone Update

Polycor-owned company receives ANSI/NSC 373 certification for three sites in central Indiana. Featured Company Insider News

Fairmont Acquiring Spanish Stone Producer

Stone Update

Canadian company gets Grabasa assets, including quarry licenses, quarrying equipment, production facilities. Featured Latest News

American becomes a quarrying force in Brazil | 2010-09-02 | Stone.

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Vermont Quarries Awarded Green Product Certification - Stone World

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Marble Manufacturing

The Tile Doctor

We will be taking you briefly through a Travertine Quarry near Rome Italy. One of the most attractive qualities of stone is that it is not manufactured like a tile, it is cut and finished only as nature has already created it. General

MIA Releases New Quarry/Kitchen Video

Stone Update

Updated version of consumer-friendly presentation contains new content. Featured Associations News

Cornerstone by Ergon

Kate-Lo Tile & Stone

Cornerstone by Ergon draws quarry-hewn inspiration of stones from around the world. Clean surfaces obtained from quarry-hewn stone reveal details of astonishing variety. Cornerstone offers its own unique interpretation of the stones from around the world, based on a fresh vision and new reproduction technologies. Distinctive forms and geological rarities collected from the four corners of the planet create a stone collection with a unique identity.

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Limestone by Ergon

Kate-Lo Tile & Stone

Inspired by the monolithic and integral beauty of stone slabs in the quarry, Limestone gives a new interpretation of the random movement, authentic splits and, the visual and tactile impressions of worked natural stones. This series is stocked in four colorways including; Beige, Dark, Light and White in 12″x24″ natural finish. Related Images: tile ergon floor limestone porcelain

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CEU: THE ART OF SPECIFYING NATURAL STONE

Realstone

Is the quarry able to produce the sizes and quantities you need? THE ART OF SPECIFYING NATURAL STONE. LIVE DIGITAL SEMINAR-PRESENTED BY REALSTONE SYSTEMS. CEU Course for architects & designers.

Schedule Your Virtual CEU: Natural Stone 101

Realstone

Obtain information about common quarrying techniques, fabrication, and finishing methods. NATURAL STONE 101: EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT DESIGNING WITH THE OLDEST BUILDING MATERIAL. LIVE DIGITAL SEMINAR-PRESENTED BY REALSTONE SYSTEMS.

Beauty Reclaimed

Ciao Tile

Nova Blue Antiqued from Quarry Collection. Bringing a bit of nature into the home. To see more of our antiqued stone collection , please visit our showroom. New Products stone

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Twelve Days of Tile | Day Four | Cornerstone

Kate-Lo Tile & Stone

Clean surfaces obtained from quarry-hewn stone reveal details of astonishing variety. Cornerstone offers its own unique interpretation of the stones from around the world, based on a fresh vision and new reproduction technologies. Distinctive forms and geological rarities collected from the four corners of the planet create a stone collection with a unique identity.

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MIA Releases Stones of North America Version 3

StoneDimensions

Stones of North America is a comprehensive iPad® app that gives design and construction professionals quick, easy access to detailed information about natural stones quarried in North America. The app features natural stones from more than 100 quarries in North America. Sophisticated mapping technology enables users to measure the distance from the stone's quarry and processing centers to a job site for sustainable projects.

Burlington by 41Zero42

Kate-Lo Tile & Stone

Burlington is a porcelain tile that derives its inspiration from the variation of the same stone from different parts of the quarry. The result is a blend of cross and vein cut limestone with strong shade and movement. Available in three naturally gorgeous colorways , Grey , Ivory & Sand in a 6” x 36” plank. This material will be arriving early 2014. Share it now! tile 41zero42 burlington

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Milestone’s Essence At The Rubble Tile Showroom

Rubble Tile

Quarried from coastal regions, Norway’s fine-grained slate has been the foundation of grand cathedrals and modest homes. Photos Courtesy of Milestone Scandinavian design is known for clean lines, minimalist style and high functionality. But did you know that slate is the backbone of Scandinavian design?

Hot Product ~ Stone Box Mini

As The Tile Turns

Based on a selection of 36 different types of stones from three quarries blended together by color for superb harmony that gives sustained rhythm to the varying patterns. Stone Box Mini faithfully reproduces the grain of natural stone proposed in three color ways. The real life quartzite sparkle applied in the glazing process further enhances the real life quality of Stone Box Mini.

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Epiroc Launches New Website

Stone Update

Easy-to-use format highlights new portal from quarry-equipment producer. Featured Company Insider News

Pretiosa from Imola

Kate-Lo Tile & Stone

Pretiosa is a unique blend of quarried stones, combining unusual veining, natural colorways and lots of movement. Pretiosa is an encompassing mixture of different elements and movements, united by a single background tone. Stocked in our Plymouth warehouse in the matte finish, Pretiosa is available in Almond, Beige, Charcoal, Grey and Off White in 12″ x 24″ format.

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Timeless Beauty

Ciao Tile

Quarry Collection.}. Calacata Hexagon. Please visit our showroom for details. New Products style + design

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Scottish Heritage in Interiors

Architectural Ceramics

Part of Edinburgh’s beauty is due to the sandstone buildings, a large portion taken from the local Craigleith Quarry. Edinburgh from Craigleith Quarry’ as painted by John Bell (1793-1861). From building stones quarried from right beneath us to woven (and painted) stories, Scotland holds many design inspirations for today. Layers of history, breathtaking landscapes, and robust culture, Scotland is what we are dreaming of at the moment.

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Stone Clone

KB Culture

Unlike most quarried stones with their slabbish heaviness, alabaster has a sense of mystery about it. Its liquid-like veining, its translucent depth, its alternating smokiness and luminescence—all these qualities combine to make it one of my favorite materials. And here are all those traits transformed into a verisimilar porcelain tile, making what could be considered an impractical surface an accessible design element. rex-cerart.it. stone tile

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Rock of Ages invests in future of Bethel White Quarry | 2011-01-27.

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Back to Basics: Which material is right for my design?

Architectural Ceramics

Natural stone is harvested from quarries and then cut to various sizes. When designing for a tile project, there are more factors than just color and style to keep in mind. Architectural Ceramics carries a wide variety of materials each with their own features. Should you choose stone, ceramic, glass or something else? Take a look at the tile materials below to see which best fits your needs. Stone. Some examples of stone tile include marble, quartz, limestone, slate, and granite.

MIA+BSI 2016 Study Tour: Autumn in Vermont

Stone Update

18-20 event includes quarry tours and plenty of the state’s fall foliage. The Sept. Featured Associations News

Pattern [we love].

Ciao Tile

images via erin martin (via pinterest), traditional home (via coco kelley), via pinterest (via homebunchblog), reynards nyc, tabarka studios, via unknown (new orleans), paola massardi + andrea secci (via elle decor), tabarka studios, quarry collection, mirage (nolita), vogue living (via coco kelley). The Hexagon. Another classic, another pattern we can’t get enough of.

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Terrazzo Tile Today

Garden State Tile Blog

Made from all-natural marble chips quarried from the beautiful Italian mountains, the Ancona Terrazzo Collection includes both a long line of artisan history as well as the many years it took for these marbles to be naturally formed.

Timeless to Timeworn: 4 New Stone-Look Collections Made In The USA

Garden State Tile Blog

The Marmo Bianco porcelain collection mixes a refined selection of luxurious white marbles quarried from the most renowned sites in the world: Italy and Greece.

Limestone from Crossville

Kate-Lo Tile & Stone

This versatile line comes in five colors that authentically pay homage to the finest mined limestones from quarries across the globe. Blending Old World and urban sensibilities, Limestone complements a variety of traditional and modern design styles. Sizes include: 8×8. 8×16. 16×16. 16×24. 3×6 Subway. 3×6 Rhomboid. 2×4 Mosaic. Coordinating 4×24 bullnose.

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#FlexBoneFriday Feature: Ceramic Tile & More Owner John Coombs

The Pulse: Ardex Americas

Half of the space was existing quarry tile and the rest was painted. When a new 800 square foot bakery was scheduled to open in Michigan, health codes required that all flooring be tile. With an expedited time frame, traditional floor remediation would be too costly and time consuming. Ceramic Tile & More Owner John Coombs decided ARDEX UI 720™ FLEXBONE® Floating Uncoupling Membrane was the perfect product for the job.

Natural Stone 101

Kitchens for Living

Like with all natural stone, price is largely determined by how close you are to the source (quarry or port). Natural stone is sexy. There, I’ve said it. If you want a countertop that makes a unique statement with lots of movement and natural variations I recommend natural stone. Granite is a natural stone that blends perfectly with so many styles. Photo by Mike Spallholz Photography. A big part of your new kitchen investment lies in the countertop material you decide to use.

Stone Fireplace

The Perfect Bath

The gray and white marble, called Zephyr, is quarried in Turkey. This is a wonderful room for many reasons, but I have focused specifically on the fireplace. Rarely do I see a fireplace using directional stone and one that is so bold. Rather than just face the firebox with a ubiquitous stone, this installation shows how slabs have been layered for a simple but architectural installation.

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Why External Porcelain Paving is a Safer Choice for Your Patio

The London Tile Co.

Portico has a deep grey-blue colour with random marbling, inspired by quarried Cumbrian slate. Though it may technically be summer in the UK right now, it sure doesn’t always feel like it. The UK’s weather has a tendency for sudden downpours when there hasn’t been a cloud in sight, or that infuriating incessant drizzle that leaves you always a little bit damp.

Working in Harmony: Tile That Embodies the Principles of Feng Shui

Architectural Ceramics

Earth: Quarried from the earth, this master bathroom retreat features natural stone on several surfaces. Earth: Like marbles used in the previous projects were quarried from the earth, so was our 12″x24″ Brazilian Black slate used in a herringbone pattern throughout the home’s main level. In today’s fast-paced culture, men and women alike have hectic work and home schedules.

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