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Natural Stone Specialty Items

Natural Stone Hallway Natural stone is strong and stable to live with. It exudes a rich, organic, beautiful surface and has a confident, timeless presence in any room. Imperial Wholesale has been providing a large selection and great pricing on and natural stone to Phoenix for over three decades. Go ahead - rub your hand across any natural stone product. Can you feel the eons of time it took to produce this natural wonder of Mother Earth?

In addition to one of the largest selections of natural stone flooring in Arizona, Imperial Wholesale carries dozens of specialty items crafted from natural stone. If you can draw it, we can make it. Some of the custom natural stone items we provide include natural stone pedestal and hand carved sinks, bathtubs made from single pieces of limestone, fireplace mantels and surrounds, over mantels, columns, fountains, balusters, and tables. Contact Imperial Wholesale in Mesa, Arizona to see what enhancement can be added to your home.

Natural Stone Beginnings


It’s a fact. The formative process for natural stone began millions of years ago, deep beneath the surface of the earth. A combination of heat and pressure created blocks of natural stone, including travertine, granite, marble, limestone and slate.

Once you arrive at our Mesa home improvement showroom, you’ll be able to browse our broad selection of natural stone products. Our experts will educate you on the types of stones and recommend which will work the best for your home project. No time to install it yourself? No problem. We also offer professional installation throughout Phoenix.

Walk across a natural stone floor, such as travertine, and tread on the same material quarried and constructed by ancient people of nobility and notoriety. From ancient monuments like the pyramids in Egypt and the majestic Greek and Roman temples, to the great civilizations of India and China, natural stone has been an important part of architecture throughout history. It is the world’s oldest building material -- imagine its beauty and elegance in your new home or remodeling project.

How old? In 2500 B.C., Djoser’s Step Pyramid in Egypt, the first structure to be made entirely of natural stone, was constructed using huge blocks of granite and limestone. During that time, natural stone was considered too opulent for average homes and was found only in: temples, palaces, government buildings, or in the homes of the very wealthy.

Where does Natural Stone come from?


Today, natural stone quarries are found in many countries throughout the world including Italy, China, Spain, India, Canada, Mexico and also here in the United States. Recent advances in the stone industry’s equipment technology have greatly impacted the process of extracting stone from the quarry and installing it in a home. Nothing compares to the beauty of natural stone, and nothing can create pride quicker than when you walk into your home with a natural stone floor.

In Phoenix, travertine is one of the most popular natural stone flooring options. Count on “oohs and ahs” from your friends and neighbors, too.

Selection and Variety


While it is typically more expensive than ceramic tile, natural stone will virtually always increase your home’s resale value. That’s another important consideration when shopping. Today, there is a large selection of natural stone to choose from, and we will be happy to show you each and explain the pros and cons of each stone family in detail.

Imperial Wholesale offers many natural stone options, including granite, the hardest and densest stone, marble, known for its rich, luxurious quality, limestone, a softer, more porous stone, and travertine. Our Mesa warehouse also includes a vast array of slate and tumbled stone.

Affordable & Durable


Warm and earthy, natural stone, including travertine, can make any home feel inviting. It provides you with unique color and pattern variations unlike any other. Natural stone and travertine are simplistically beautiful: a timeless classic that will be enjoyed for years to come. Imperial Wholesale is the Valley’s leader in superior-quality natural stone and inexpensive travertine in Arizona at competitive pricing. Think you can’t afford quality natural stone? Think again. At Imperial Wholesale, we provide our customers with limitless natural stone and travertine possibilities, even on a limited budget.