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Stone Facts and Stories

Stone Facts and Stories What is the difference between a ‘Rock’, a ‘Stone’, and ‘Granite’ anyway? Saying bedrock, rock, stone or granite is like referring to the same Ornithological acquaintance in conversation as a bird,  a songbird or, more particularly, a Sparrow. Bedrock and Rock are terms used to refer to large deposits of naturally […]

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Reusing Antique Granites

Some of the handsomest granites for residential landscape use are those which were quarried and worked by stone cutters and masons a hundred years ago or more. With the wear of use and coloration from a century of  exposure to the elements, these stones have a patina of age. The granite bedrock formed around 4 […]

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