Archive for the 'Architecture' Category

We use computers to create intricate units made of dozens of parts that all fit together to make huge architectural features. But our products are just a pile of rocks sitting on the ground without a qualified and experienced stone mason. One of our favorite masons, a guy who’s installed 17 projects of our stone, […]

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Landscaping Cast Stone Walls. In the previous blog post we mentioned fountains with pools. These pools often have a low wall around them, sometimes with a stone cap along the top edge. This is the simplest landscape wall. They get bigger, taller and more complicated from there. We produce helical curved parts to fit any […]

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Landscaping Cast Stone Gazebos I just mentioned gazebos in the previous post, and they are such stunning piece of luxurious landscaping. I wanted to post a set of them. We produce quite a few different designs, as stock units in our catalog, in quite a variety of sizes. Some more complex that others, with staircases […]

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Cast Stone Accents for Landscaping and Hardscapes Landscaping Cast Stone Accents While most of our products are architectural, going on a building and shaping it’s style, we have a whole different set of products that stand alone on the ground, or are part of an outdoors area. Outdoor furniture will take a beating from the […]

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Our Industry Awards, and recognition from the cast stone industry. Recently we were recognized for our company’s standard of excellence in our manufacturing processes. Stone Legends has won Corporate Livewire’s Innovation & Excellence Awards 2017. Corporate Livewire is a business information reporting firm, gathering data on corporate transactions, international markets, business strategy and changes in […]

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Italian Renaissance Architecture The style was first seen originally in Florence during the 19th century. There was a revival Italian Renaissance architecture that paralleled the Gothic Revival in more recent times. Renaissance buildings have a square, symmetrical plan, with symmetrical façades around their vertical center. Churchs are generally surmounted by a pediment and columns, in addition […]

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The most visible part of your home is probably the front entry. And if that part is stunning, that’s what everyone passing will remember. Some of our most impressive and palatial unit assemblies are front entries. Our cast stone entries come in several categories, Flat entries that sit against the wall around the door. Recess entries […]

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Olde World Homes/LUXE Homes Design+Build From: Bryan Leith Subject: Our visit to Stone Legends in Dallas. Team, As most of you know David Gibbons, Nick, and myself made a trip to Dallas to go visit Stone Legends to check out their operation, product, and meet with the owner Richard Carey and staff. We were also […]

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One of the homes we just mentioned in the previous post needs further mention. We produced this home in southern Oregon, and the home has become something much more. This estate has a working vinyard, as well as a luxurious resort and event facility. Most of our photos were taken before all the landscaping was […]

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Cast Stone Chateauesque Style Many of the homes we produce stone for follow classic architectural styles. Some of the grandest homes we do are in the “Chateauesque” style. This first home is a great example. This home is part of the Belle Fiore Vineyard and Winery, and includes a bed and breakfast and a wedding […]

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