Headstones & Plaques – Material (Colours and Origin)

Headstones & Plaques – Material (Colours and Origin)

This is only a short list and description of available materials for our headstones. Most stones are in one of the following categories:
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Marble – classic material for plaques and headstones. Due to its relative softness and beauty, it is the stone most often used by sculptors. headstones marble
Granite – popular material for plaques and headstones. Its sturdiness and hardness makes it last for thousands of years. headstones granite
Sandstone – due to its softness, sandstone is a popular material for sculptors. headstones sandstone

List of stones from overseas

The following stones are available for popular headstone shapes:
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Group A
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Group B
. Headstone Material Category B
Group C
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Group D
. Headstone Material Category D
Group E
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List of stones from New Zealand

We have got a large selection of materials from New Zealand soil, where the spirit and mana of this country resides. These include marble, granite, sandstone, basalt, limestone and much more. The following list shows the stone in the rough.
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Wanaka Schist

Wanaka Schist

Westcoast Schist

Westcoast Schist

Westcoast Schist

Westcoast Schist

Waitaha

Waitaha Schist

Wairoa Sandstone

Wairoa Sandstone

Timaru Bluestone

Timaru Bluestone

Te Kuiti Limeslab

Te Kuiti Limeslab

Taupo Basalt

Taupo Basalt

Takaka Marble

Takaka Marble

Tahara

Tahara

Pounamu Greenstone

Pounamu - Greenstone

Oamaru Stone

Oamaru Stone

Hinuera Stone

Hinuera Stone

Hinuera Stone

Hinuera Stone

HB Limestone

HB Limestone

Greywacke

Greywacke

Serpentine

Serpentine

Coromandel Granite

Coromandel Granite

Bombay Hill Basalt

Bombay Hill Basalt

Amphibolite

Amphibolite

Amphibolite

Amphibolite

Maratoto Green

Maratoto Green

2011 ATOS Hawkes Bay – Hastings, Napier, Waipukurau

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