Architecture

There are several stone buildings around the world. In fact, stone was used as a primary building material for centuries. Today, there are several other building material options available, but stone is still one of the most durable and elegant materials available. 

Below are some of the most beautiful and famous stone buildings from around the world. Each is made from a unique stone type and each has its own beauty. 

Taj Mahal

The Taj Mahal is located in India. This stunning building is a mausoleum that was created by a former emperor of the country in memory of his third wife and it was completed in 1648. The Taj Mahal is...

Simple architectural details help take an otherwise plain room and make it something extraordinary. Natural stone columns are one of the most classic ways to add some architectural interest to a building. Columns help create a feeling of timeless elegance in a home and they can be used inside and out.

Each column is carved with great detail to create a unique and breathtaking architectural piece for your home. 

Below are a few examples of natural stone columns used beautifully in homes. 

These columns, below, are used to create a grand entryway into this living space. The stone veneer at the top of the entry and the column style...

Make a statement in your home, without saying a word.

Your fireplace mantle is the first thing a person will see when they enter your room. Stone fireplaces sophisticate any home's style. Using stone features draws attention even with traditional decor. It is difficult for a fireplace not to capture attention. Add a stone finish, and it is likely to become the focal point of the room.

Eight out of ten of homebuyers look for homes with a fireplace in homes and consider this as being the most appealing amenity for the home. Purchasing a home with a fireplace or adding one on to your home can provide tremendous benefit in home...

We specialize in classical reproductions and the finest in custom and contemporary design.

Dreaming of leaving a legacy that will keep your spirit alive for generations to come?  Creating an estate home that captures the essence of your life does just that, and can be effectively achieved through the use of carved stone architecture.

Inside and out, nothing sets your home design apart like the timeless elegance, beauty and sophistication of natural stone.

Whether you are in search of classic Greek columns, or unique custom interior decorative columns for your own "stone house" or luxury home, Carved Stone Creations can give...

Believe it or not, this castle façade by Carved Stone Creations actually started off as a metal stud building warehouse! This just goes to show you how versatile natural stone veneer can be for commercial buildings and homes. Natural stone veneer creates the illusion of a true stone block exterior, while saving material and weight, and allowing for standard wall construction behind it.

This article will show you, step by step, how the expert artisans at Carved Stone Creations install natural stone veneer.  

In this example, we have installed natural stone veneer in our metal stud building warehouse. First, the steel outer walls...

Great houses have great flooring. Large specialty stone flooring will add luxury and distinction to your home. Thanks to the showcase-quality designs and superior quality of Carved Stone Creationslarge specialty stone flooring is one the best investments you can make in your home today. 

Explore our image gallery to see the range of patterns, images, hues and textures that we can draw on to create a custom interior look for your home. Then contact us at Carved Stone Flooring, today!

Adding a fireplace to your home is a fabulous way to create a gorgeous focal point in your home. A fireplace is more than just a source of heat. With the right mantel, it can be a beautiful addition to your home’s design and décor. Marble fireplace mantels add a wonderful touch of elegance and grace, much more so than other types of stone. Here at Carved Stone Creations, designing and creating custom mantels is one of our specialties. We offer a wide selection of quality stone mantels, including marble mantels, to help you achieve the elegant look and design that you want for your home. The first step to adding a fireplace to your home...

If you want to bring elegance and grace into your home and have a fireplace, consider the installation of a custom stone surround. Fireplace surrounds can breathe new life into an otherwise drab source of heat. Rather than having a simple surround that merely serves its purpose, have an elaborate, detailed stone surround that will bring a new level of sophistication to your home. Here at Carved Stone Creations, we specialize in creating custom stone pieces, including fireplace surrounds. From the simple to the elaborate you can choose what is best for you from a variety of materials. Imagine the beauty of a marble surround gracing your...