For millions of years, stone has held an ancient beauty, time-laden scriptures laced throughout with grains of sand, that create a beauty all its own.  Achieving a primitive, rustic look to your home décor would not be complete without the help of the ambience of limestone, marble, or other granite materials to adorn your walls and tables.

Stone products and gifts are becoming popular in today’s market as we strive to capture a simpler, more naturalistic feel for what the earth has to offer.  Rustic décor is made up of outdoor qualities that bring an intrinsic feel to our homes in appreciation of the evolving spirit of nature.  Sand carving of stone help artists further achieves the forte of a realistic, rugged presence.

Wall art using deeply sanded, carved slate is an example of the radiance brought about by millions of years of stone being washed and rewashed by streams and runoffs of mountains.  Ripples, river rock or woodlands, marking rugged slate, mounted side by side on a bare wall, can accent your room with natural essence.  Surrounded by a frame of primitive metal further enhances the charm.

Wall sconces of stone that has been sand carved to bring out the earth’s enchanting characteristics can help blend together a rustic look in almost any area.  No sconce will ever share the same reproduction in appearance, bringing a more original, distinct aura to each piece.  Top with your favorite candles that are set in a stone container or sand carved glass to set a peaceful, relaxing mood.  A matching closing firebox for matches will look great sitting on a fireplace mantel or an end table.

Quarry coaster sets made out of polished slate make functional and attractive gifts for any occasion.  The texture of the stone also absorbs liquid and changes the shade of the coaster for an added treat.  Wrapped with a twine string and protected on a wood pallet, your friends and family will treasure this piece of the outdoors for years.  These sets fit in nicely in not only a rustic or southwestern flair but also modern contemporary in popular Zen and kanji styles.

To easily add charm and a rustic flavor to any room, light switch plates in rustic patina metal with a slate cameo certainly beat any modern plastic plates that you currently have.  Petra plates, made entirely out of sand carved slate will be the envy of your guests.  Wall plates for plug-ins are also available in the same style if you wish to set off an entire room.

Clocks and thermometers, vases and office accents are also available through www.stonegifts.com where the beauty of nature can create an ambience of rustic charm in your home or as a gift of love to someone special.  Visit today and realize the history and romance that stone can create.

Written on July 16th, 2010 & filed under Uncategorized
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