Using Artificial Stone

The advantages of using artificial stone artificial stone (also known as acrylic stone) – a composite, which is prepared by mixing an acrylic resin, mineral fillers and color pigments. Artificial stone corian is gaining popularity due to its unique characteristics that products of this material is shown in everyday use. Production of acrylic stone is simple enough, but modern technologies, which in this case apply, reinforce the excellent quality of stone. Artificial stone staron or Corian is a versatile material – it can be made from the bar and reception desk, Window sills slopes, manmade stone countertops, sinks, decorative panels, baseboards, handrails, stone veneer wall. Manufacturers offer a huge number of colors and shades of acrylic products stone, and for lovers of natural materials – an imitation of any species of natural stone. Surface of the product can be polished masters are several ways to obtain a matte, glossy and semigloss surface. Acrylic stone is combined with any other finishing materials: wood, plastic, metal, glass, etc. A method for Thermoforming can produce products from Corian or starona any form or size that will fit into the room with the most difficult layout.

Seamless connection allows you to create an absolutely smooth product. Artificial stone, usually made by individual orders – It can any non-standard form. Acrylic stone – a clean and hygienic material: does not absorb dirt and water, does not react to the action of acid, alkali and other chemical compounds itself does not emit toxins. By after a time the artificial stone is yellow, does not fade in direct sunlight or under the influence of temperature changes, not deformed. Artificial stone is resistant to mechanical impact, including Effects of strong shocks. In the event of injury to acrylic stone easy to repair without resorting to specialized shops – if the damage – a scratch, you need to wipe it and sanded, in case of chips need a little restoration, which is performed by masters very quickly.

Traces of restoration and jointing products made of acrylic stones are usually not visible. Generally, artificial stone is highly resistant to abrasion, all impurities are removed from the surface of acrylic stone with conventional cleaners. On the surface of artificial stone products, which are located in areas with high humidity (bathrooms room, kitchen sinks made of stone) does not develop fungus and mold. Acrylic stone perfectly preserves the living warmth at the same time, not heated above a certain norm. The cost of artificial stone is much less than the cost natural – it allows you to use products made of acrylic stones to people and businesses of different income levels. Windowsill acrylic stone by shock-and water-resistance can be set with a street party. Products from Acrylic stones available in different thicknesses depending on the use of the final product. The thicker acrylic stone used, the stronger will be the product of it – 3 mm are used for decorative panels for interior decoration, 6 and 9 mm – manufacturer of vertical surfaces on which no action is planned large loads (thermal, mechanical, etc.), 12 mm – manufacturer of horizontal job surfaces.

Roman Empire

Florentine masters used the natural beauty of the figure of stone to create patterns. This way of world-recognized as the most difficult. Careful selection of colors stone, a perfect connection seams to create a stunning color of Florentine mosaic. By the end of XVI century, fully formed performance technique Florentine paintings, and to this day it is not observed any changes. Material mosaics could be malachite, tiger eye, aventurine, agate.

For a variety of precious and semiprecious stones, was taken in the design of furniture facades, countertops, doors, fireplaces, caskets. Theme patterns can be patterns of colors, shapes, animals, humans, birds, landscapes and biblical subjects. Roman Mosaic Master the late Roman Empire used the cubes of smalt, and only occasionally – the marble. Basically, decorated walls and floor buildings. The plot is impressive in its diversity and complexity: the magnificent designs, displaying historical events and mythological subjects, images of birds and animals. There is a mosaic portrait of a woman and a picture the seabed, affecting its realism.

There is a unique work on the design of columns and fountains. Historically known for the fact of jewelry craft. Roman mosaics differs from Florence, not only material used in the creation of pictures, but some lack of elegance because of the application modules of greater magnitude. Roman mosaics were mostly a tool to create an atmosphere of relaxation and enjoyment in premises of the Roman aristocracy. Byzantium has made an invaluable contribution to the development and distribution of mosaic art. Byzantine mosaics of smalt and stone represent a great era.