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Thin stone veneer is a simple change that can make a large difference in the appearance of your home. It can be used in all areas of your home to enhance existing architectural elements. 

Thin stone veneer is made from natural stone cut to a consistent thickness. The stone veneer can be made from a variety of stone types, including quartzite, slate, travertine or granite. Each stone type is available in a variety of colors. 

Since the stone is thinly cut, it can be applied like a tile to many surfaces, such as walls, fireplace surrounds or building exteriors. 

Wall Stone

Thin stone veneer can be applied to walls inside or out....

Stone is versatile material. In addition to being used in fountain and fireplace carvings, it can also be added to your home in more subtle ways. Add stone to every room in your house with stone home accessories.

Bathroom Accessories

Swap out your traditional plastic or glass bathroom accessories and choose a luxurious stone option instead. We have sets available in a variety of stone types. The polished stone sets include toothbrush holders, soap dishes, cups and tissue box holders.



Teakwood Marble Bathroom Accessory Set

Vases

Stone vases come in all shapes and sizes. There are small tabletop vases perfect for...

Travertine is a popular material for fireplace designs because it can take on a great amount of detail. Travertine is a softer stone, which makes it easier to carve. The stone is naturally formed in mineral springs or hot springs in many areas of the world. In its natural state, travertine has many holes that are often filled to make the material more durable. Travertine is available in tan, white, cream and rusty colors

Take a look at five of our favorite travertine fireplace designs:

1. This two-story travertine fireplace makes a statement in this living room. It features columns on top of the mantel and on either side of the...

Stone fireplace design options are endless. If you can imagine it, chances are it can be carved in stone. However, the design process can be overwhelming with so many options available. Sometimes it is difficult to hone in on a specific design that will suit your home. Take a look at ways to get inspired to create your dream fireplace. 

1. Online

Where’s the first place you look for fireplace design inspiration? The Internet. Internet searches with millions of random images can be overwhelming. Instead, refine your search for only carved-stone fireplace surrounds by browsing a gallery of stone fireplace images here.
 

Or,...

Stone is a popular choice for kitchen accents because it is durable, beautiful and easy to clean. Learn how to incorporate stone into your kitchen design for a timeless look. 

Sinks

Granite kitchen sinks are becoming a popular choice for many homeowners. Replace your stainless steel or porcelain sink with a unique handcarved granite sink. Granite is one of the most durable stone types, so your sink is able to handle everyday wear and tear. Kitchen sinks are available in single or double basin styles depending on your needs. If you like a sleek kitchen design, you may like an undermount sink style, shown below. 

Apron-front...

Fireplaces make a wonderful focal point for any room. They can be carved from several different stone types to give a unique look to each design. Our fireplaces are hand carved from natural stone for a one-of-a-kind look. 

If you don’t like what you see in our online showroom, let us know. We can custom design any fireplace to fit your style. We use 3-D modeling software to show you what your fireplace will look like before we start carving. Take a look at these five unique fireplace designs. 

1. This grand fireplace features intricate carved details and two lions that sit on the mantel. The overmantel features a semi-precious...

Travertine is a beautiful stone type that can be used in a variety of ways inside and outside your home. Learn five facts about this stone type. 

1. Travertine is a type of limestone formed in hot mineral springs. It can be mined from many parts of the world, including Italy, Turkey and Peru.



2. Like other softer stones, travertine is porous. Travertine has naturally occurring holes and troughs throughout the stone. The holes can be filled depending on the look you desire. As a rule of thumb, smaller holes in the stone makes it a more premium cut. Travertine should also be sealed to preserve its beauty. There are numerous types...

A fireplace is a great focal point for any room. Our fireplaces are hand carved from natural stone and are built to last a lifetime. If you don’t see what you like on our store page, we can help you create a custom designed fireplace perfect for your home. 

To begin the fireplace design process, we explore the style of your home to get a feel for your design taste. Pull inspiration from images of fireplace designs you like or sketch a simple design. Please feel free to pull images from our Pinterest page for inspiration. The photo or sketch of your design inspiration also helps us understand your taste to design a fireplace you will...