Soapstone is millions of years old. The Hoysala Empire temples were made from Soapstone. Early Egyptians carved soapstone into scarabs and seals. The Vikings brought items made of soapstone along wherever they went. The people long ago knew what people are discovering today, That soapstone … [Read more...] about What’s Old is New!
We will be exhibiting at the Del Mar Home Decorating and Remodeling show on October 15-17th, 2010. Stop by and see our booth and enter the raffle to win a Soapstone defrosting stone basket. … [Read more...] about Del Mar Home Decorating and Remodeling show
The good ol' days of slipping and sliding down a fun slip and slide were great as a kid. But slipping and sliding around your shower or bathtub can be a very scary and dangerous experience. Soapstone tiles, bathtubs, and shower pans have been proven to work wonderfully well without the scare of … [Read more...] about Slip and Slide
We performed a science experiment yesterday. We put an ice cube on a piece of soapstone and an ice cube on a piece of butcher block. The ice cube on the soapstone melted twice as fast! This method can be applied to defrosting meats and other items. Soapstone will not harbor bacteria, mold, and … [Read more...] about Soapstone’s defrosting capabilities
Brazil's famous statue "Christ the Redeemer" holds out it's arms invitingly. It towers over the hills and cities wrapped in a cloak of soapstone. Built with steel enforcements and hardened concrete, the statue's outer layer is made from soapstone! Soapstone was chosen by the designer and carver … [Read more...] about Soapstone one of the New Seven Wonders of the World
Tired of cold steak? Or maybe your wine won't stay cold? Soapstone cookware is the answer to your problems. Soapstone's mineral composition and extreme density make it a great conductor of heat. It has unparalleled temperature retention that makes it a rival to any high-end cookware. It will … [Read more...] about Brazil’s Best Kept Secret
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 … [Read more...] about Soapstone sculpture
Soapstone has been used in kitchens, bathrooms and sinks for hundreds of years. People in the past were practical, this natural material did everything that they needed. Function was the order of the day. The fact that soapstone was so beautiful, with a matte black finish and streaks of veins … [Read more...] about A curious stone.