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Stone has been used as a building material since before history was recorded. It is one of the basic materials in the world and its presence in castles, temples and modest dwellings reveals its’ remarkable visual essence and durability. Greeks, Romans, Incas and Egyptians built their fortifications from enormous stone blocks, created spectacular columns for their amphitheaters and elegantly carved decorative ornaments out of stone. When you select stone for the interior of your house, or the exterior for that matter, you are making the same kinds of choices that civilizations have made from Paleolithic times to the 21st century.

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