Introduction to Stone 101

In the series Introduction to Stone 101, we offer you a new tool with the basics about the 10 stones that we carry in our two locations in Miami and West Palm Beach: Marble, Granite, Quartzite, Quartz, Dolomite, Travertine, Soapstone, Onyx, Porcelain, and Lavastone.
Introduction to stone

Introducing our stones

In the series Introduction to Stone 101, we offer you a new tool with the basics about the 10 stones that we carry in our two locations in Miami and West Palm Beach: Marble, Granite, Quartzite, Quartz, Dolomite, Travertine, Soapstone, Onyx, Porcelain, and Lavastone.

Learn the history, properties, and care of stone

We picked 3 topics that might be of most interest to you: history, properties and care. We also include a selection of the examples that showcase the variety of the specific stones below the article.

We hope you enjoy this information and find it useful in your process of buying a new stone.

Do you have questions?

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us either via email, leaving a comment here, or calling one of our two locations. All the information is provided on the contact page.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]

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