Archive: all the stone news

The mighty sarsen stones in the ring of Stonehenge are built of a nearly indestructible sandstone

The material has 99.7% quartz with crystals in an extremely dense lattice

Combined use of 3D scanning and CNC: for sculptors and natural stone companies, opportunities open up for new products and novel works of art

Examples from Italy, Spain and Germany show how the creatively inclined are already taking advantage of the great opportunities offered by modern technologies

Last call for those coming late: Registration needed for entering Turkey e.g., to go to Izmir fair

The form on the webpage of Turkey’s health ministry must be filled in at least 72 hours before travel

The companies in Sweden’s natural stone association are committed to climate-neutral operations by 2029

A “roadmap“ names fields of action and outlines the potential also for modernization and public relations work

Carpenters from the US reconstruct a roof truss from Notre Dame “as a (symbolic) gift to France“

Experienced craftsmen from all over the country come together in Washington DC using materials and methods of medieval church builders

Miscellaneous: ideas around natural stone

The 21st Xiamen Stone Fair (May 18-21, 2021) registered “over 1,100 exhibiting companies from domestic and abroad” on “a total exhibition area of 162,000 m²“ spread over “8 exhibition areas in 20 exhibition halls”

Architect Andrea Laudini and Antolini stone company: an interior design for a villa in Treviso where every room becomes a habitat magnificus

Architect Andrea Laudini and Antolini stone company: an interior design for a villa in Treviso where every room becomes a habitat magnificus

A magnificent mosaic in the Lateran Basilica in Rome was the model for the floor in a villa in Ukraine

The Italian company Athena Marmi, located not far from Verona, made the puzzle with different types of marble in many colors and shapes

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