Menu

History of Soapstone Around the World

Friday March, 2017

History of Soapstone Around the World Soapstone’s natural, heat-resistant qualities and impermeability set it apart from other trends. In fact soapstone has been used as a tool for baking and architecture for thousands of years. Soapstone artifacts have been found across the world, from the United States to Brazil to Norway. Here’s a little bit… Continue reading History of Soapstone Around the World

What Martha Has To Say About Stone Surfaces

Tuesday April, 2011

Martha Stewart on Stone Surfaces The limestone slabs here were treated several ways, proof that a stone’s finish is as important as its color. Finishes can be applied separately or in combination. Honed stones (1 and 5) have the most natural-looking finish. After the stones are cut, they are sanded with a coarse abrasive to… Continue reading What Martha Has To Say About Stone Surfaces