Design

Square columns are a common variation. ———————————————————————– Spiral shaft designs like rope style are also not difficult to find ———————————————————————- This next photograph has an octagonal shaft. It also has the option entasis, or the widening of the shaft in the middle. Shafts that taper toward the top are very common, if you look at […]

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Stone fireplaces add something to any room, and there are many styles to fit any decor. The first example is a simpler style, one profile for the surround, and another for the mantle. Many fireplaces will also have a flat hearth stone under the fireplace as well. The next example is a bit more complex, […]

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The next four fireplace designs are quite similar. All are standard height, with a circle top firebox, and a central decorative element. The first is the least complex, with definition lines, but no artistic touches other than the scroll keystone. The second example has similar lines and profiles, but has a carved bias relief in […]

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These fireplaces are the most complex and detailed designs. The first fireplace design is uncomplicated, but has custom art statuary as columns Next is a popular style of fireplace surrounds, with a curving scroll-like firebox top and many other ornate scrollwork and finely detailed accents. This style takes on a look recalling French architecture and […]

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These are a selection of Stone legends projects, all showing elements of Greek Revival architectural style. There are many variations of architecture, each distinct enough and popular enough to have earned the rights to a place in history, a particular period, reflective of those economic times. This could be said of all period architecture, much […]

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The amount of stone and the level of detail in a cast stone project varies tremendously. For example, the first clipping shows a light touch on the cast stone. The doubled door and the window surround above accent the colored stucco facade. You could also add sills and/or jack arches to the windows. if you […]

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Project Portfolios

We have been posting a few project showcases on our social media pages, and we wanted to post them here as well. Many of our most impressive projects are shown here with selected architectural features broken out to show how the parts and profiles come together. Such as the Belle Fiore Winery Portfolio and many […]

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We heard this from a new customer of ours. We have working with them during the early phases of designing this project. From: RJ MACHACEK Subject: Thanks for your help I want to thank you again for helping us cast a vision for the Via Dolorosa. I believe your were key in helping us see […]

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At Stone Legends, we pride ourselves in our attention to detail. From the very beginning of a project we look for problems to solve, before they become costly. An Architect from a Local firm visited our factory and met with the owner, Richard Carey and his response follows. We helped him find ways to coordinate […]

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Inside the April, 2011 issue of Smithsonian Magazine, we found an ad for tourism in San Diego. The most beautiful background they could find there for their ad is … … Our Stone at the Grande Del Mar Hotel         Click to see the ad larger

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