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 Heitor da Silva Costa and French sculptor Paul Landowski because of it’s resistance to extreme weather and pliability. Thousands flock to the religious monument and it has become a world-renowned figure. Featured in books and movies the statue has become increasingly popular. You can have a piece of this New Seven Wonders of the World in your own home! Soapstone’s beauty, versatility, and resilience extends into its use as a counter-top surface in kitchens, bathrooms, and fireplaces. Come in and see the beauty of the material used on Brazil’s most famous monument for yourself.