Did you know? Soapstone Facts (Part 1)

Did you know that the Christ the Redeemer statue in Brazil is partly made out of soapstone? The statue sits on a stone base and is made out of reinforced concrete attired with many triangular soapstone tiles. That's fairly impressive considering the statue is 98 feet tall and was completed in 1931. Thus far, it has Read More »

Did You Know? Quartz Facts (Part 1)

Did you know quartz comes in various different colors? Quartz isn't just a clear or white mineral. It is fairly diverse in colors including (but not limited to): pink, purple, green, brown, yellow, and red. In order to intensify the colors though, heat is applied to the gemstone. Did you know quartz is not just Read More »