Stone types

Natural stone has a unique beauty, encompassing texture colour and grain.


Oamaru Limestone

Colouration: Crème-Gold

Origin: South Island, New Zealand

Medium textured limestone with intricate shell markings and subtle veining.
Very similar to English Bathstone

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Oamaru stone detail
Aged Oamaru Stone

Oamaru Stone

with 'aged' patina


Oamaru Stone

with 'aged' and 'distressed' patina

Aged distressed Oamaru Limestone
Hinuera stone detail

Hinuera Stone

Origin: Central North Island, NZ

Colouration: Buff - Grey

Medium hardness: a volcanic ignimbrite closely resembling sandstone in texture. Containing 95% silica with random light brown veining.

Portuguese Limestone

Colouration: Off white with light fleck.

A fine grained medium hard limestone.

Portuguese limestone
Bluestone Hearth


Colouration: Dark grey - Anthracite

A hard wearing igneous material suited for hearths and reveal/opening slips, recommended for wood burning fires where marking of the hearth is not desirable.


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