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Limestone is a sedimentary stone composed primarily of calcium carbonate. It is formed through chemical precipitation in oceans and large lake environments. Limestone is generally more consistent in color, lacking the layering and veining seen commonly in travertine yet, may accumulate shells and fossils.
Travertine and Marble
Cantera stone is a porous and lightweight natural volcanic quarried stone. It has long been used as a building material because of its natural beauty, coloring, texture, and workability. Many ancient buildings around the world are made of Cantera stone, in which the techniques used for carving this stone have not changed much since these times.
“Cantera stone is a strong and versatile material, making it an ideal source from which experienced stone carvers may create a custom work of art.”