Terrazzo aggregate sizing
Terrazzo aggregates include natural stone, abalone, glass, recycled materials and metal filings. Most materials comes in sizes 00 - 8. Sizes larger than 3 are more rare and are considered Venetian Terrazzo. Aggregate sizes and types can be mixed and matched to create endless options.
Venetian Terrazzo consists of large aggregates, typically sized #3-5 or #4-7. This classic Italian is extremely sought after and typically the most expensive. Venetian Terrazzo is being installed in various applications including exterior, residential, retail, museums and commercial settings. Interstitial areas like courtyards or commons are popular applications as well. Mosaic effects are possible by hand laying tesserae in combination with terrazzo techniques.
Larger aggregates typically bring the cost per sq/ft up because additional material needs to be used to encapsulate the larger stone. More grinding is also need to properly cross section the larger stone, this heavier grinding also reveals more bug holes that need to be filled.
Online aggregate selection
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Terrazzo with abalone shells