Marble tiles are a natural stone tile. Marble is an elegant material. It has been prized throughout history for building. Some notable buildings that use marble include the Washington Monument, the Taj Mahal and the Pantheon. The beauty of natural stone is hard to match. Marble can come in various colors. Each piece of marble is unique. The individuality of each tile can create a beautiful surface. It may be difficult to find a replacement tile if needed due to the uniqueness. Although it is stone, marble is a relatively soft stone so it is prone to scratching and possible breakage. Since marble is rather porous, it is vulnerable to water damage and staining as well. Marble requires proper periodic sealing to prevent this. When marble is polished is very glossy. Polished marble is also slippery when wet. Just like glass, marble tiles can be pricey and vulnerable to damage but with proper care they can make a marvelous surface.