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Journey of Stone Carvings from Classical to Modern Genre

By Alexander Smith Subscribe to RSS | April 2nd 2012 | Views:
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For thousands of years, humans have been using decorative stone pieces to create picturesque art, fountains, and statues. Decorative stones are the best thing to consider in order to decorative and accentuate the overall room’s interior. In fact, different regions and cultures have shown significant mix and use of stone carvings in castles, forts and big mansions. Today also, people prefer class decorative figurines, carved fireplaces, marble columns, staircases, water jet medallion, carved marble sculpture, and marble balustrade to infuse artistic culture & aesthetics. All these things not only make homes’ interior beautiful, but as elegant as needed. It is also the matter of great prestige and value for the people.

Stone Carving Standards

Historical evidences have showed that people in early ages mainly prefer stone carvings and stone work for decoration. Some stone carvings, like embossed or engraved art is heavily used in the historic times. In fact, the tool and weapons are made of stones at that time. Other ornamental carvings, like the big interior or exterior figurines can be easily found throughout the architecture of Europe.

Classical Stone Carving

Stone carving became significant during the classical period when emperors caught the lavishness of stones. They emphasize on the minute carvings for the life-like sculptures out of a variety of soft and hard stones. These ancient cultures also utilized carved stone to build intricate structures and frameworks. Artists have also made stone columns that are both practical and aesthetic in varied senses.

Modern Stone Carving

Today, stone carving has got different dimensions and artists and manufacturers are providing complicated designs and engraved structures for different purposes. People chose marble columns, staircases, water jet medallion, carved marble figurines for rejuvenated look. Stone workers and manufacturers utilize latest technological innovations, including computer controlled machines, in order to create passionate and elegant pieces, infusing classical & advanced style into freshly created designs. Manufacturers also develop exceptional carvings from ultra thin lightweight not fragile stone panels and tiles, for commercial as well as residential projects.

Today, people also select thin layers of stone backed by aluminum honeycomb for interior or exterior walls, floors, ceilings etc in order to make the interior amazing and mesmerizing.

Whether you are interested in heavy and elegant stone columns or high-quality (marble or granite) stone countertops for your kitchen, the experts create as per the requirement and budget. They create attractive designs and practical layouts for impressive interiors. Manufacturers provide awesome landscapes, columns, slabs and tiles and mosaic designs for unparallel looks.

Alexander Smith - About Author:
The author is associated with Pacific Bedrock Industrial Co. Ltd. Pacific Bedrock Industrial Co. Ltd specializes in manufacturing and supply of highly finished commercial and residential stone products. They have expertise in natural stone including: countertops, lightweight stone panels, fireplaces, furniture, water jet inlays, bathrooms in slab and tile, water jet medallion, stairways, columns, flooring, mosaic and engineered quartz stone surfaces.

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