A substance used to sand, scour, scrub, smooth or polishUsing abrasives to make the stone surface so smooth that it reflects light that results in a clear shine. More by removal of the original material. The amount of material removed is determined by the size of the abrasive particles used (ie: grit) Sandpaper, scouring powders and steel wool are examples of abrasives.
How we do it is a common question. The answer is abrasives. Whether you have flagstone limestone, slate, Saltillo, marble, or travertine an abrasive is used on the surface to provide a desired finish. Abrasives are also used to accomplish a Polish. For better description click on polish.