soapstone

A Soft Spot for Soapstone

by | Oct 12, 2018 | Working With Stone

Once you’ve come to terms with soapstone’s softness, you can revel in its strengths. Soapstone is remarkably resistant to staining or damage from acids. The density of the stone makes it practically impervious.

From Earth’s Mantle to the Fireplace Mantel: Tracing the Origins of Green Stones

by | Mar 13, 2018 | Working With Stone

Let’s explore some green stones and illuminate their properties, minerals, and geologic origins.

Bringing Stone to Life: Why I Use Natural Stone

by | Dec 21, 2017 | Inspired by Stone

Soapstone comes in a wide range of color combinations—browns, greens, greys, yellows, black speckles. Each type of soapstone has specific qualities, and each individual piece of stone has its own character.

Granite vs. Soapstone

by | Mar 17, 2017 | Countertop Comparisons, Living With Stone

Soapstone is quite soft, making it a favorite material for the DIY homeowner for use as countertops. It is also non-porous so there is no need to seal it.