The natural stone sector can contribute to sustainability in tourism with its building and decorative materials

Topics such as resource consumption and greenhouse gas emissions were discussed at the ITB tourism fair in Berlin

Natural stone worldwide: how stone and sport come together and what stonemasons and creatives have made of the subject

In our overview article, we have once again collected all kinds of curiosities

Miscellaneous: news all around ornamental stone and rock

In January 2024, there was excitement in Bosnia in the area around Zavidovici about a stone ball with a diameter of 3.3 m and an estimated weight of 30 tons that was unearthed. It was probably just a “concretion“, an accumulation of mineral substances

The Tomb Prize of the Swiss canton of Basel-Stadt aims to bring art and craft together

The aim is to focus citizens’ attention on “individual and high-quality grave markers”

Walls or piles of fieldstones are being restored in many places

They provide habitats for animals and plants and are evidence of rural culture / Examples from Switzerland and the New England states

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