FAQ's

What is natural stone?

Each corner of the world and each layer of earth yield a multitudes of natural stone varieties. Each variety has unique characteristics giving one a vast palette of possible applications.

What are the different kinds of natural stone?

Granite, Limestone, Marble, Sandstone, Slate and Travertine represent most of the natural building stones. However, there are countless other options available, such as agglomerate, flagstone, onyx, porphyry, quartzite, semi-precious stones, shell-stone, soap-stone and sodalite.

What are the natural stone varieties you specialise in?

We create dimensional surfaces with a variety of patterns and textures, and tend to use stone which has a sturdy, consistent composition and is from a neutral palette. We use several kinds of marble, granite, limestone and sandstone for our surfaces. Our current standard offerings are showcased in the products section. We also cater to special orders and custom requirements for which you need to contact your sales representative.

Do certain stone varieties have to have a minimum thickness level?

Yes, if the natural character of the stone has excessive inherent cracks and veins, we will recommend a certain thickness. For our standard dimensional surfaces we use 20mm / 3/4" as the raw material.

Where is your primary production unit?

It is located in the National Capital Region of New Delhi, India.

How do you create these unique textures, depth and patterns on natural stone?

Our highly competent team of CAD & 3D designers using latest software such as Auto-CAD, 3D Max, & Rhino is assisted by CNC milling and water jet machines. The master craftsmen then add a touch of magic through intricate hand carving, custom engraving and inlay work.

Apart from the ones displayed here, do you have other patterns which can be customised?

Yes. We have plenty of patterns and textures which can be customised. We require a project brief, design intent, budget etc to be able to propose a custom solution. 

Do you recommend certain patterns/stones for particular applications?

Yes, for example, we strongly recommend Granite or Marble for the wet areas of washrooms as it will be easier to maintain than Limestone. Or, we recommend dimensional surfaces such as Kinetic #01 or Rokakku, from our Signature Surfaces where you can backlight the wall.

Why should I use natural stone in my home?

The sheer beauty and elegance of natural stone is unparalleled to any other man made the material. It is very low maintenance and also timeless in its appeal.

Where in my home can I use natural stone?

You can create Feature walls in high visibility areas such as the entrance lobby, powder room, landscape areas, terrace gardens and create Partition Screens. You can use it for Flooring, Bathrooms as art/ sculptural application or simply as a mural.

Does your cost vary from state to state within US?

Yes, it does. It is largely due to transportation and taxation.

Is there a minimum order volume?

This depends on your location. If you are located in a state where we do not have a distributor/ dealer, we would require a minimum order of 4000 Square Feet. We can try to club your order with others, but you will have to contact us directly for that.

What is your turnaround time?

Please estimate 12 -14 weeks after the order is confirmed.

Do you have these modular slabs in stock?

No. These have to be ordered through our distributor partners. Customers can visit the distributor showroom and select.

What do I need to bring to the supplier's showroom to select my slabs or tile?

Please bring samples of paint colors, fabrics, cabinet finishes, carpet and wallpaper with you. Our distributors will assist you by working closely with your builder or designer.

Can I buy from Odyssey directly?

Yes, if there are no distributors in your respective area.

Do I need to make an appointment with Odyssey for selecting stone?

Yes. Prior appointments are recommended with our local distributors to help you make the most of your time.