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Where does natural stone come from?

Many countries worldwide produce natural stone, but Greece, Italy, and Brazil have earned a reputation for producing high-quality natural stone products. Greece, for example, is known for its distinctive white marble, while Italy boasts a range of marbles, granites, and travertines. Conversely, Brazil has various exotic and colorful stones, including quartzites, granites, and marble. The unique geological makeup of each country produces a fascinating range of natural stones that people use in various ways, including kitchen countertops, building facades, and ornate sculptures.

What is the quarrying process for natural stone?

The quarrying process involves extracting natural stone from the earth’s crust using various methods such as drilling, blasting, and cutting. It is the first step in the supply chain for producing natural stone products.

How is the quality of natural stone ensured during quarrying?

Skilled quarry workers carefully inspect and select stone blocks to ensure their quality and suitability for various applications. We examine the blocks for color consistency, veining patterns, and structural integrity.

How is natural stone transported from quarries to factories?

Natural stone blocks are transported from quarries to processing facilities using heavy-duty trucks and equipment once extracted. We carefully manage this transportation process to avoid damaging the stone.


What is the cutting process for natural stone?

The cutting process for natural stone involves using various tools and machinery to shape and size stone slabs or blocks according to specific project requirements.

How is the quality of the cut ensured during the process?

Skilled operators and advanced cutting machinery ensure the precision and quality of the cuts. Computer-controlled cutting machines provide accurate and consistent results.

Can natural stone be cut into custom shapes and sizes?

Yes, natural stone can be cut into custom shapes and sizes to suit specific design requirements, whether for countertops, flooring, wall cladding, or decorative elements.

Can I request a sample before cutting the entire stone?

Yes, we can provide small samples, digital layouts, or a tape off of the slab to help you visualize the final result before cutting the entire stone.


How is the quality of natural stone ensured once it arrives at the showroom?

Quality control measures are in place to inspect each piece of natural stone that arrives at the showroom. Skilled professionals carefully examine the slabs for color consistency, veining patterns, and potential flaws or defects.

Can Terra Stone Gallery help me with the stone selection process?

We understand that selecting a suitable stone for your project can be daunting, especially with the endless options. That’s why our team of experienced professionals is here to guide you through the stone selection process. We take the time to listen to your needs and preferences to help you narrow down your options and find the perfect stone that fits your budget and vision. Then, with our extensive collection of high-quality natural and engineered stones, we can help you create a unique and stunning design that stands out.

Can I see samples of the stone products before selecting them?

Yes, we offer our customers the opportunity to view samples of our products. Seeing and feeling the texture of the stone in person can be the key to making the right decision.

Can I choose my slabs?

Whether you’re remodeling your bathroom, kitchen, or outdoor space, you can choose the perfect slabs that match your design vision. Choosing your slabs allows you to create a unique space that reflects your style.


Does Terra Stone Gallery offer installation services?

Yes, Terra Stone Gallery can help provide installation services to ensure the stone product is correctly installed in your project.

How is shipping handled?

When you purchase from Terra Stone Gallery, you can rest assured that your precious stone will be carefully packaged and shipped with the utmost care. We take pride in our shipping process, ensuring that each piece is protected during transport to prevent damage or loss. From the moment your purchase is confirmed, the team at Terra Stone Gallery handles your order with the highest level of professionalism and expertise.

What is the installation process for natural stone?

The installation process for natural stone involves preparing the surface, setting the stone in place using the appropriate adhesive or mortar, grouting the joints, and applying any necessary sealant or finish.

How long does installation take?

The duration of an installation can vary based on the project’s complexity and size. However, a standard installation process typically takes between 1 to 2 days. Contact us today for a more accurate timeline specific to your project.