Art has always been carved out of many forms of stone. Not all forms of stone can function in a way that soapstone can. Soapstone is a favorite medium of the Arts and Crafts movement for its Artistic Beauty and practicality. People knew 200 years ago the excellent properties that soapstone possesses. Heat tolerance, anti-bacterial properties, inability to stain, easy clean-up and long lasting. There are so many different uses for this stone and timeless great looks as well. Not your ordinary counter top. Soapstone Werks strives for fine craftsmanship in every job. Come see the difference!