Stone Stories

Stone Stories: Witness to times gone by

(December 2010) Project for the conservation of antique quarries around the Mediterranean / Book on new uses

Stone Stories: Geology, Technology and Art

(June 2010) Turkish vocational school specializing in natural stone is offering general studies

Stone Stories: „Lovestones“ in Verona

(July 2009) The theatre in the city which served as backdrop to Romeo and Juliet’s dramatic romance is selling stones engraved with oaths of love to finance renovation

Stone Stories: Master craftsman for stonemasonry

(July 2009) Europe has established courses in further education for masonry in cathedral construction in an attempt to keep the pool of knowledge alive

Stone Stories: Building with 13th Century Methods

(June 2009) Using ancient technology and lots of stone an old castle is given a new lease on life

Stone Stories: The Pope as a column-snatcher

(January 2009) Many-a-tale is told about natural stone used in building the Chigi-Chapel of Siena Cathedral

Stone Stories: Sounds of Stones

(January 2009) Stones are by no way mute, as one may think. We found a lot of evidence in the internet

Stone Stories: Eggs and curd for mortar

(December 2008) Scientists confirm that the Charles Bridge in Prague was built with the help of food as bonding material

Stone Stories: PR for Natural Stone

(September 2008) German geology professor starting a state-wide initiative, informing on stone in the city

Stone Stories: 2008 mm-diameter soccerball for the European Champions Cup

(June 2008) Austrian master stonemason builds soccerball made of stone

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