A medium- to light grey sandstone of the Lower Tertiary period, from the Italian "pietra"(stone)
Pietra Serena is a natural stone, fine-grained, rock with a grey-to-light brown background and consistent pattern throughout its surface including dots in darker and lighter brownish tones which are characteristic of this extremely hard wearing stone, extremely popular during the Renaissance period in Florence,
Pietra Serena is frequently used provide an organic look to any architectural area without having to incur in high costs on a project, working well as match-and-mix element in combination, by bringing the beauty of natural stone to interior or exterior surroundings including kitchens, bathrooms, living rooms, utility rooms and terraces, balconies and patio floorings.
Pietra Serena (originally called ‘Pietra di Serena’ ) is quarried in regions of Fisole, Arezzo, Cortona and Volterra in Italy, from where it is exported to Europe and the rest of the world, destined to different applications such as flooring, external walls, worktops and cladding.
This stone is available in slabs of 20mm and 30mm thicknesses. Other finishes include Aged, Bush hammered, Sandblasted and Tumbled.
Tiles are available for floorings; a matt finish will provide a softer look on this hardwearing natural stone.
Use of a neutral PH cleaner such as Lithofin Power Clean, for regular maintenance will protect the surfaces and ensure that no chemical damage takes places to both the stone the surface sealant that has been applied to the stone during its installation process.
|Average block dimensions||Medium|
|Tensile Strength||102 MP|