Soapstone has been a very useful stone throughout history.
Soapstone was used for stamps by the Babylonians and the Egyptians. China used Soapstone along with Jade in their jewelry. The vikings used soapstone pots even! Finland and Brazil have some of the oldest soapstone statues to date. Many cultures have used soapstone. Some people used soapstone as molds for their bronze statues. The Inuit culture is especially rich with soapstone statues. You can still find and buy Inuit soapstone statues to this day. In some areas people used soapstone blocks to warm their beds at night. They used soapstone blocks even until the 1950s. Soapstone is truly an amazing stone! It can be used in various ways because of its many properties.
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The office team was always very professional, helpful and prompt. The installation was amazing – Greg is a true craftsman, skilled in bringing out the beauty of the stone. We love the dramatic color and matte finish. We have not had the stone long enough to know about the clean-up. We would recommend soapstone to our friends, it is absolutely beautiful and unique. We would recommend Soapstone Werks to our friends because from the start to finish this was a great process that was fun and even came in under our budget! Wendy and Greg are true experts. They made the process fun, provided excellent suggestions and the end result was truly exquisite. I would highly recommend Soapstone Werks to anyone who wants a unique work of art for their counter tops.