Portuguese Pavement

The term “Portuguese Pavement” arose in the mid-20th century after the statement systematically to pave the city of Lisbon with a rock chick, white limestone or lime (glass) and black basalt and limestone.
This application technique with irregular stones merely allows the formation of drawings based on light-dark contrast.

The natural stone industry in Portugal is one of the most important sectors of mining. Portugal currently holds eighth place as a global producer of ornamental and is recognized as especially important producer of marble and limestone of excellent quality.