Soapstone Throughout History

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 staff was knowledgeable, friendly, helpful and always available for questions. It made the process less stressful. The installation was very professional, efficient and beautiful. Final result exceeded my expectations. We like that the soapstone is durable, beautiful and easy to care for. The clean-up is easy. I don’t worry about burning it nicks or scratches, rub a little wax on as needed. We would recommend soapstone to our friends but we know that the matte black color isn’t to everyone’s taste. We would definitely recommend Soapstone Werks to our Friends! Everyone we worked with was extremely knowledgeable and really cared about their service, craftsmanship and product. We couldn’t be more pleased with the results. Thank you for all your hard work and service!

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