Arabescato Natural Finish
Arabescato is a marble-effect porcelain tile and forms part of our Stone Sense Range. This tile is offered with a Natural finish. To order a Arabescato tile sample in Natural finish click the Order Sample button below.
Arabescato Product Story
Inspired by some of the world’s most elegant marbles including Arabescato, Crema Marfil and Travertine, Stone Sense is a breathtaking collection that delivers the intricacies of Italian marble in a functional and highly versatile form. Incredible durability is provided within a non-slip, scratch-resistant surface, making Stone Sense ideal for installation in residential or public spaces, even where heavy traffic is expected. Available in eleven sizes from 300 x 600 mm to monumental 1500 x 3000 mm slabs, this innovative material can be laid on both floors and walls to create an expansive, continuous marble surface. It is also the perfect complement to other materials such as stone, wood and concrete. Stone Sense utilises the latest compaction technology, a concept that combines light weight with technical performance, to produce a 6 mm thickness porcelain tile that is unparalleled in terms of its seamless application. For fabrication opportunities such as hidden doors, sliding walls, countertops, vanity units and furniture, Stone Sense brings its own unique style, even inspiring designers to create one-off pieces of art. Adding to its sense of wonder, Stone Sense also features imposing Bookmatched pieces, featuring the dramatic veining of Arabescato, Venato and Statuario marble. Each Bookmatched pair is available in a highly Polished or Natural finish, and is an effective option for elegant commercial projects or high-end residential developments. Arabescato is part of our Marble-effect Collection.
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Size & finish
|Calacatta||Honed||1500 x 3000 x 6|
|Bianco Venato | Crema Marfil | Statuario Extra | Thassos | Travertine Bianco | Travertino||Natural||1500 x 3000 x 6|
|Alabastrino | Alps Heart | Bianco Venato | Calacatta | Crema Marfil | Statuario Extra | Thassos | Travertine Bianco | Travertino||Polished||1500 x 3000 x 6|
|Thassos||Natural||1000 x 3000 x 6|
|Thassos||Polished||1000 x 3000 x 6|
|Arabescato | Bianco Venato | Calacatta||Natural||1000 x 2700 x 6|
|Arabescato | Bianco Venato | Calacatta||Polished||1000 x 2700 x 6|
|Bianco Venato | Calacatta | Travertine Bianco||Natural||1000 x 2000 x 9|
|Bianco Venato | Calacatta | Travertine Bianco||Polished||1000 x 2000 x 9|
|Calacatta||Honed||1500 x 1500 x 6|
|Arabescato | Bianco Venato | Crema Marfil | Statuario Extra | Thassos | Travertine Bianco | Travertino||Natural||1500 x 1500 x 6|
|Alabastrino | Alps Heart | Arabescato | Bianco Venato | Calacatta | Crema Marfil | Statuario Extra | Thassos | Travertine Bianco | Travertino||Polished||1500 x 1500 x 6|
|Arabescato | Bianco Venato | Calacatta | Thassos||Natural||1000 x 1000 x 6|
|Arabescato | Bianco Venato | Calacatta | Thassos||Polished||1000 x 1000 x 6|
|Bianco Venato | Calacatta | Travertine Bianco||Natural||1000 x 1000 x 9|
|Bianco Venato | Calacatta | Travertine Bianco||Polished||1000 x 1000 x 9|
|Calacatta||Honed||750 x 1500 x 6|
|Arabescato | Bianco Venato | Crema Marfil | Statuario Extra | Thassos | Travertine Bianco | Travertino||Natural||750 x 1500 x 6|
|Alabastrino | Alps Heart | Arabescato | Bianco Venato | Calacatta | Crema Marfil | Statuario Extra | Thassos | Travertine Bianco | Travertino||Polished||750 x 1500 x 6|
|Arabescato | Bianco Venato | Calacatta | Crema Marfil | Statuario Extra | Thassos | Travertine Bianco||Natural||600 x 1200 x 8|
|Arabescato | Bianco Venato | Calacatta | Crema Marfil | Statuario Extra | Thassos | Travertine Bianco||Polished||600 x 1200 x 8|
|Calacatta||Honed||750 x 750 x 6|
|Arabescato | Bianco Venato | Crema Marfil | Statuario Extra | Thassos | Travertine Bianco | Travertino||Natural||750 x 750 x 6|
|Alabastrino | Alps Heart | Arabescato | Bianco Venato | Calacatta | Crema Marfil | Statuario Extra | Thassos | Travertine Bianco | Travertino||Polished||750 x 750 x 6|
|Arabescato | Bianco Venato | Calacatta | Crema Marfil | Statuario Extra | Thassos | Travertine Bianco||Natural||600 x 600 x 8|
|Polished||600 x 600 x 8|
|Natural||300 x 600 x 8|
|Polished||300 x 600 x 8|
The Stone Sense Range is also available in the following colours and finishes:
Alabastrino – Polished Alps Heart – Polished Arabescato – Natural Arabescato – Polished Arabescato Bookmatched – Natural Arabescato Bookmatched – Polished Bianco Venato – Natural Bianco Venato – Polished Bianco Venato Bookmatched – Natural Bianco Venato Bookmatched – Polished Calacatta – Natural Calacatta – Honed Calacatta – Polished Crema Marfil – Natural Crema Marfil – Polished Statuario Extra – Natural Statuario Extra – Polished Statuario Extra Bookmatched – Polished Thassos – Natural Thassos – Polished Travertine Bianco – Natural Travertine Bianco – Polished Travertino – Natural Travertino – Polished
In addition to Arabescato, we also offer a number of other white marble-effect porcelain tiles.
Stone Sense features dramatic 1500 x 3000 mm Bookmatched tiles, ideal for creating a captivating feature wall. Tiles are available in ‘Block A’ and ‘Block B’ matching stone surfaces, the pattern of which mirror each other. Stone Sense Bookmatched tiles are available in Arabescato, Bianco Venato and Statuario Extra and can be specified in both Polished and Natural finishes.
|Arabescato | Bianco Venato||Natural||1500 x 3000 x 6||Bookmatch Block A|
|Arabescato | Bianco Venato | Statuario Extra||Polished||1500 x 3000 x 6||Bookmatch Block A|
|Arabescato | Bianco Venato||Natural||1500 x 3000 x 6||Bookmatch Block B|
|Arabescato | Bianco Venato | Statuario Extra||Polished||1500 x 3000 x 6||Bookmatch Block B|
Special Pieces & Mosaics
|Bianco Venato||Natural||90 x 600 x 8||Skirting Tile|
|Bianco Venato||Polished||90 x 600 x 8||Skirting Tile|
|Arabescato | Calacatta | Crema Marfil | Statuario Extra | Thassos | Travertine Bianco||Natural||65 x 600 x 8||Skirting Tile|
|Arabescato | Calacatta | Crema Marfil | Statuario Extra | Thassos | Travertine Bianco||Polished||65 x 600 x 8||Skirting Tile|
|Natural||300 x 600 x 8||Step Tile - Gradino|
|Polished||300 x 600 x 8||Step Tile - Gradino|
Shade Tone Variance
Stone Sense has been classified:
Understanding Shade Tone Variance
Shade, texture and tone can vary from piece to piece within a single tile production run. V1 shade tone variation has little or no change from piece to piece where a V4 might have a substantial variety of shade, texture and tone variation.
Ramp Test Values (DIN 51130)
|Finish/Style||R Rating Value||Friction|
Understanding Ramp Test Data
DIN Standard Ramp Testing (DIN 51130) is an alternative to Pendulum Testing and generally categorised as an 'off-site' activity because of the size and complexity of the equipment required to carry out the test. The Slip Resistance Values (RSV) are factory gate values (based on supplied tiles) and categorised using the Ramp Test (DIN 51130) method which is commonly used by European factories. In this method, a lubricated inclined platform is adjusted to a gradually increasing gradient, and the angle is measured at which a person walking on it slips.
We have deliberately not included the ramp test angles on this page as this information can be confused with the angle that a floor may be safely set to, which is incorrect. The shod test results are quoted as an R Rating value from R9 to R13, which relates to the ramp angle.
|R Rating Value||Friction|
See the Health and Safety Executives website for more information regarding the Ramp Test procedure. Ramp Test Certificate available on request.
|Specification||Test Methods||Required value||Manufacturers value|
|Length and Width||ISO 10545-2||± 0.6% max||± 0.1%|
|Thickness||ISO 10545-2||± 5% max||± 3%|
|Linearity||ISO 10545-2||± 0.5% max||± 0.1%|
|Wedging||ISO 10545-2||± 0.6% max||± 0.1%|
|Warpage||ISO 10545-2||± 0.5% max||± 0.2%|
|Water Absorbtion||ISO 10545-3||≤ 0.5%||≥ 0.03% - 0.08%|
|Deep Abrasion Resistance||ISO 10545-6||≤ 175mm³||142mm³|
|Coefficient of Linear Thermal-Expansion||ISO 10545-8||On Request||On Request|
|Frost Resistance||ISO 10545-12||Must not produce noticeable alteration to surface||Frost-proof|
|Chemical Resistance||ISO 10545-13||Must not produce noticable signs of chemical attack||Conforms|
|Stain resistance||ISO 10545-14||Testing method available||Resistance to stain|
Stone Sense is ECOLABEL and LEED® certified.
Download PDF Catalogue
You can download the Stone Sense PDF catalogue here. Further catalogues are available on our catalogue page. You can call us on 020 8731 6787 or email email@example.com for more information about our Italian porcelain tiles.
Ordering tile samples
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Tile samples are provided in 120 x 120 mm or 150 x 150 mm format. For more complex or subtle patterned tiles, we provide 150 x 300 mm format samples.
Porcelain tiles are sustainable and environmentally certified and contain no harmful chemicals. They are made with 100% natural minerals and are frost resistant making them ideal for interior and exterior applications. Combining beauty with strength and possessing an ability to influence both lifestyle and emotion, porcelain tiles have become the new luxury surface covering. Expressing a style that demonstrates new forms of elegance and a versatility that caters for modern and traditional tastes, porcelain has the power to shape design trends.
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Stone Sense is ECOLABEL and LEED® certified.
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