Natural stone sets the tone and mood of the fireplaces

Stone Fireplaces

Stone fireplaces are known for their timeless and natural look. Stone was one of the first materials used in the 16th century. Stone items can be developed in accordance with the buyer’s specifications about design and size, by dexterous artisans.

Stone Fireplaces

Stone fireplaces can be used for interior as well as exterior decoration. Traditional fireplaces are made from stone and nothing can add value to a home as one of these can. They impart a sophisticated and elegant look to the décor of the home. Various combinations of stone can be used and stone can be used for the entire fireplace or just portions such as the surround, mantle or hearth. They can even be engraved or beautifully carved.

Natural stone sets the tone and mood of the fireplaces and the way one decorates them is a true reflection of style and taste. Various colours and textures can be found, and the stone used can be granite, marble, sandstone, limestone, slate or other, offering immense durability and strength. Stone fireplaces can have a variety of rugged or smooth finishes. Whatever your taste, stone fireplaces are so versatile.

Stone Fireplace

Granite is the hardest material used. It is long lasting due to its hardness and stain, scratch and heat resistance. Easily available in a range of colours, textures and designs, granite fireplaces are becoming more and more popular. Marble give a fireplace an elegant, romantic look, and also comes in a variety of colours. Sandstone has more of a rustic look to it. Limestone is porous and gives a fireplace a country or aged look. Slate also gives a rustic look.

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