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.
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
Losing a pet can be one of life’s hardest challenges whether it’s a horse or a mouse. The moment we are in the pet store adopting our small fur friends, is the moment we decide to give them the best life possible which also includes a fantastic send off.Read More
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.Read More
At Rustic Stone we make stone house signs and memorials. Stone and rocks are extremely durable and take a very long time to wear, but don’t just take our word for it, let’s dip into some science and prove, that stone is truly the best material for any customer wanting a house sign.
Let’s begin, every type of rock and stone on this earth will go through stages of weathering. Weathering is a process that breaks down rocks and minerals on the earth’s surface usually through rain and extreme temperatures.
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.Read More