A finish that replicates rusticated or distressed textures. Produced through mechanical or chemical means to simulate the naturally occurring effects of the aging process.
A glossy surface finish that brings out the full color and character of the stone.
A satin smooth surface finish with little or no gloss, recommended for commercial floors.
A matte-textured surface finish with no gloss, finished by application of a steady flow of sand and water under pressure.
A surface treatment applied by intense heat flaming.
A rough surface finish.
A weathered, aging finished created when the stone is tumbled with sand, pebbles, or steel bearings.
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