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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Soapstone Werks office staff was fantastic to work with!!! They did a beautiful job with the installation. The custom made top deck is great! The stone has a unique beauty and such ease in the care of the stone. So far its quite easy to care for. We would absolutely recommend soapstone to our friends! And without hesitation, recommend Soapstone Werks to do the job!!! Wendy and Greg you guys were fantastic to work with – patient and accommodating. It was a long trip up to our place in Pasadena and the time you took and quality of your installation reveals your company’s character. The custom tap deck you did is amazing – along with the vanity and shower pieces. We love our rustic bathroom and are so glad we found you! Happy 2011!

The Flanagan’s

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