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Commercial

Finish: Honed & Unfilled
Size: 950x600x20mm
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Natural Stone Slabs

Large Format Natural Stone Tiles

In superior quality, handpicked for you!

Travertine Large Format

 

 

Available Finishes: Honed & Unfilled (Interior) & Antique (Exterior)
Size: 1000x1000x20mm tiles, 1000x1000x30mm Pool Coping
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The smooth, uninterrupted look of large-format tiles provides a dramatic appearance and a sense of gravitas. It works perfectly in larger spaces as well as limited areas you want to appear more spacious and open.  Large format tiles provide a seamless and continuous floor as visual interruption is reduced with fewer grout joints, creating a more cohesive look that allows to visually lengthen the size of a room or floor space without compromising on a design.

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Odessa Marble

Natural Stone Slabs

Introducing elegance into your home with

ODESSA

 

Odessa Marble – timeless and elegant – will add a touch of luxury to any decor by incorporating it into your design.

Durable and versatile, Odessa has perfect clarity, definition and veining and will create a seamless transition between indoor and outdoor spaces. The marble is available in a variety of finishes which help dictate the functional characteristics of this stone and its variety of uses.

Natural Stone Slabs

Available Finishes

odessa honed

Finish: HONED

 

odessa sandwashed featuree

Finish: SANDWASHED

 

odessa sandwashed newsletter

Finish: SANDBLASTED

 

odessa heavy sandblasted

Finish: HEAVY SANDBLASTED

 

Stone Type: Marble
Finishes: Honed, Sandwashed, Sandblast, Heavy Sandblast, Bushhammered & Brushed
Sizes: 300×600, 400×800, 600×600, 1000×1000, 1200×600, slabs, custom size

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Natural stone finishes

Surface finishes not only alter the appearance but more importantly the performance of natural stone tiles. It is essential to choose finishes suitable for the intended use, particularly for any outdoor floor application. Using different techniques will affect the stone’s functionality providing different slip resistance, weather resistance and water resistance. Our natural stone tiles are available in a wide variety of finishes, colours and sizes. Let’s explore the most popular natural stone finishes of STS STONE:

Natural Stone Exterior Finishes

SANDBLASTED

In sandblasting, a high-pressure jet of siliceous sand or steel shots is applied to the area to be treated. This treatment produces a smooth abrasion, leaving the material with a slightly scratched (but not rugged) surface. The colour tones and the veins are slightly dulled. Sandblasted stone has a degree of slip-resistance, making it an ideal finish for exterior applications.

Recommended use: Outdoor floors, alfresco & pool areas, pool coping, paving, pathways, driveways

ANTIQUE (SANDBLASTED & BRUSHED)

After the stone has undergone a sandblasting process, the surface is then brushed with mechanical wires to make the stone smooth and slightly restore the colour. Stone in Antique finish is perfect for outside areas when slip-resistance is important.

Recommended use: Outdoor floors, alfresco & pool areas, pool coping, paving, pathways, driveways

FLAMED & BRUSHED

This process entails passing a blowpipe that emits a high-temperature flame over the surface to be treated. The heat acts by blowing the crystals out as they suffer thermal shock, with an effect that is particularly evident in materials composed of minerals with various degrees of expansion, (such as the vast majority of granites). The resulting surface is rough, non-slip and generally faded in colour, thereby hiding defects and tone variations. Ideal for all exterior applications.

Recommended use: Outdoor floors, alfresco & pool areas, pool coping, paving, pathways, driveways

BUSH HAMMERED & BRUSHED

A bush-hammered and brushed effect is obtained by pounding the material surface mechanically or by hand with a specific multi-pointed tool. End result is a rugged surface full of little grazes at the impact points and a lighter colour. This process gives the stone more texture and enhances slip resistance. Mostly used in exterior areas.

Recommended use: Outdoor floors, alfresco & pool areas, pool coping, paving, pathways, driveways

TUMBLED

The tumbled finish is essentially an ageing effect. This finish creates softer surfaces and rumbled edges suited for Travertines & Limestones. Tumbled look is aesthetically pleasing and exudes character and warmth and suits an French provincial design style. Suitable for use indoors and outdoors.

Recommended use: Travertine tiles in tumbled finish for outdoors. Limestone tiles in tumbled finish for indoors

Interior Finishes

POLISHED

A polished finish is created when a stone surface reaches its most refined stage. It is buffed to the highest level possible, and the results are either a high shine or the actual highest level of shine that can be achieved naturally. This finish gives the stone a very elegant and rich look, providing it with a pinnacle depth of colour.

Recommended use: Indoor only. Floors, walls, benchtops, kitchen islands, splashbacks, bathrooms, cut to size features

HONED

A honed finish is achieved when rubber heads smooth out the stone’s surface to create an overall consistency and uniformity in the stone’s texture. When suppliers are finalising a honed finish, they typically sand the stone just before it reaches the polishing phase. This accounts for its lack of glossiness and gives the stone a more matte appearance. Natural stones in Honed finish have a smooth, non-reflective, satiny sheen and are mainly used for interior floors and walls.

Recommended use: Indoor only. Floors, walls, benchtops, kitchen islands, splashbacks, bathrooms, cut to size features

Belmondo BrushedBRUSHED

The brushed finish gives the stone surface a slightly textured feel and aged nature. Using hard nylon or steel mechanical brushes the natural stone tile results in a rough to the touch but rather smooth finish.

Recommended use: Indoor countertops, vanities, feature walls.

LEATHERED

A leathered finish stone has a surface that is textured and pebbly, like leather. This type of finish is achieved by further processing the stone through sanding and buffing, sometimes using brushes and water jets. While the surface appears well-worn and weathered, it is pleasantly smooth to the touch. Stone in a Leathered finish feature a soft sheen and a textured appearance. Only certain hard-wearing types of stone slabs like quartzite, dolomite and granite can get leathered.

Recommended use: Indoor bench tops, kitchen islands, feature walls.

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Natural Stone Slabs

Created by nature, brought to you by STS

Our beautiful collection of premium-quality slabs, handpicked from the finest quarries around the world to complement latest Australian design trends. Effortlessly elegant, each exhibiting a unique character, natural stone slabs have the power to transform every design project into a work of art.

 

JUST IN: Our ultimate strength collection, the perfect balance between functionality & aesthetics.

Extremely hard-wearing and durable quartzite, dolomite and granite slabs.

Find your perfect match & secure your natural stone slab!

– Limited stock available –

Bianco Alpi light slab
bianco alpi busy slab

Stone type: Quartzite

Finish: Leathered

Indicative size: 3400x1900x20

antarctic white slab newwwws

Stone type: Dolomite

Finish: Honed

Indicative size: 2750×1700

pacific slab

Stone type: Granite

Finish: Honed

Indicative size: 2560x1360x20

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Luxury apartments put new shine on Bondi Post Office

designed by William Smart of Smart Design
developed & built by Taylor
supplied by STS STONE 

We are proud to be a part of this incredible project of new luxury boutique apartments located at the original Bondi Post Office site, footsteps away from the iconic Bondi Beach. Twenty Hall designed by William Smart of Smart Design and delivered by the developer/builder Taylor will retain historically significant parts of the existing building while embarking on a contemporary extension marrying the old and the new. STS Crema Valencia Limestone was selected for interior floors throughout the living areas complementing Bondi’s beachy feel and exquisite natural environment.

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Discover Porcelain: An excellent complement to natural stone

To be able to offer you the ideal solution for each application, we complement our natural stone range with a handpicked premium selection of porcelain tiles and slabs. A safe alternative that balances aesthetics, functionality and costs.

May 19, 2021 0 comment
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Outdoor stone tiles Sydney

While summer officially ended, the days are still long and nights warm and cosy. A perfect time to still enjoy entertaining outdoors, the garden or the pool. Natural stone is the ideal material that adds a sense of style, luxury and sophistication to any alfresco area and landscape design.

Drawing on over two decades in the industry, we can source premium stone from around the world and offer fit-for-purpose products for any build. We carry a comprehensive selection of outdoor stone tiles for walls, floors, driveways, pavers, stepping stones, cut to size pool coping and surrounds as well as stairs with various edge profiles as well as Mosaics from the top producers in the world.

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STS Stone commercial projects showed a significant growth in the fast year, we are excited to share some of the recently completed office spaces, hotels and lobbies. Commercial design briefs differ from residential in terms of scale, proportion and customisation – giving the creative license to create unique cuts, dramatic contrasts and magnificent detailing.

 

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Bellevue Hills 9494 RGB

Everyone who specifies flooring products has to ensure that flooring surfaces do not pose a safety risk. In our case, we talk about slippery resistance that shows how slippery the floor is.  Natural stone have to be tested due to the fact that the product is natural and has the significant variation of hardness and surface finishes which give different slip results.

May 9, 2018 0 comment
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