What is Yorkstone?

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old yorkshire quarry

Yorkstone also known as Yorkshire stone is a natural sandstone which is known widely for its high quality, durability and strength. Sandstone is known to be formed over 300 million years ago and consists of clay, quartz, mica, feldspar, silica and iron oxides.

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Get Started: Design your Own Personal House Sign

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how to use rustic stone design tool

House signs can help a visitor locate your home quickly and easily by displaying the correct information that they will be looking for when they arrive. As well as letting people know where you are located, house signs can be individual to you and your family by displaying your name, the house name, house number and other unique information that makes your house sign stand out and is completely personal to you and your family.

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Memorial Stone for the last remaining RMS Titanic survivor

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memorial garden for millvina dean

Rustic Stone is extremely proud it had the chance to create a garden memorial stone for the last remaining survivor of the RMS Titanic, Millvina Dean.You can find our memorial stone in the Millvina Dean Memorial Garden, for directions see the map below.

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7 Reasons Why You Need a Visible House Number

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house number 190 engraved onto stone plaque

All across the world house numbering is the successful system in which we use to identify a particular building. The first house numbering scheme started in 1512 in Paris. In the 18th century the system of adding numbers to each house soon spread across Europe and helped with the mail service in each country.

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Marble Stone Vs Slate Stone

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marble vs slate stone

With every new year comes new changes especially with home renovations. Before we get on with home improvements, it’s a good idea to research the materials that we are going to use. We are going to be taking a look at Slate and Marble in this post and the benefits of using both.

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Slate Stone vs Sandstone

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slate stone vs sandstone

All stone materials are different and each have their own pros and cons of usage. Before using a type of stone, it is always best to research the material to get the best use out of it.

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Crafty and Creative DIY ideas for House Numbers

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house sign craft ideas

House signs are the first impression you are giving to your guests as they walk up to your house. There are many different and stunning signs online to choose from but making your own will give it a unique feel to it. Whether you are crafty or not, homemade signs will bring a sense of quirkiness to your home.

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History of Quarrying

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history of quarring

A quarry is a place where natural stone is extracted to create dimensional stone or building stone. It also contains rocks, sand and minerals which are extracted. A quarry is also a type of mine that is commonly known as an open pit mine due to it being open to the Earth’s surface.

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Memorials for Pet Ashes

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memorials for pet ashes

Our pets provide us with unconditional love & companionship and quickly become part of the family. The bond that we share with our pets is so strong that when they pass it can leave us heartbroken and the house feeling empty. Mourning for your pet can be extremely painful but by creating a special gathering or a memorial, can help the grieving process by giving you and family members a space to be near your beloved pet again.

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Tributes & Memorials for Horses

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tributes and memorials for horses

Across the world horses are a popular choice of pet to own and can be a faithful, loyal, strong and a sporting companion. Horses can live up to 25 years and often exceed this when they are well cared for. So when a horse passes, this can be extremely painful.

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