Also known as Travertine Limestone or Travertine Marble, The stone is characterised by pitted holes and troughs in its surface. Travertine is one of the several natural stones that are used for paving patios and garden paths. Travertine comes in a variety of earthy tones complete with a delicate look. Dimensional travertine is also available for use as vanity tops, fireplace surrounds, exterior cladding, and a host of specialty items such as sinks and light switch plates.