Soapstone sculpture

There are many out there that have seen a little soapstone sculpture or figurine.  Maybe they brought one back from the Orient, or India.  They know that these little stone sculpture are very soft and wonder how this material can be hard enough for a counter-top.  The truth is that all natural stones have different levels of softness within each family of stone.  Yes, of course, the soapstone that  these carvings are made from are too soft and from a different variety of soapstone all together.  The truth is that sculpting soapstone has more talc mineral in it than the stone used for counter-tops.  The soapstone used for counter-tops has just enough talc to make it soft to the touch, but definitely hard enough for your counter-top.  The mineral content of soapstone is what makes it special and so great for a kitchen or bath.  When you put soapstone in your kitchen or bath you put a piece of history and practicality on your counter.  Not your everyday counter-top!

Here's What Our Clients Have To Say

Thank you for your seamless experience from start to finish. From the informative and low pressure sales experience, it is certain that you let you let your product speak for itself. Slab selection was a joy…running around with a bottle of mineral oil, bringing the pieces to life was quite fun. Your accommodation of our installation timeline requirements were above and beyond the efforts of many other companies. Installation was professional and very quick. We enjoy discussing our soapstone (and its geological history) with our guests. thank you for a job well done! We felt that the office staff was wonderfully informative and helpful and the installation was one of the least stressful experiences during our construction process. Some of our favorite things about soapstone is; its natural beauty, it’s ease of maintenance, and also its temperature thresh hold. We give soapstone an A+ for maintenance and we constantly recommend soapstone to our friends. We would absolutely recommend Soapstone Werks to our friends.

L. Logan

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