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1. It is a luxurious materialTravertine can effortlessly bring in a luxurious as well as classic look to home decor. Although travertine is one of the oldest building materials and has been around since ages, it has seen limited use because it is brittle and prone to cracking, unlike harder stones such as marble or granite. However, now it can be hardened by treatment with resins and sealants.