Ornamental stone

Ornamental stone

Any type of stone used for ornamentation or interior finish work, as opposed to building stone.
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The court heard Morrisey used an ornamental stone from nearby to launch at the shop front and items were damaged by the shattered glass.
The term 'onyx' signifies a banded variety of quartz, highly prized as an ornamental stone.
Amman, April 24 (Petra)-Anti-Narcotics Department (AND) agents have thwarted an attempt to smuggle a quantity of narcotic pills that were hidden in an ornamental stone fountain, according to Media Spokesperson of the Public Security Department (PSD) Lt.
Applications: Countertops, vanity tops, stairs, fireplaces, sinks, balustrades, ornamental stone, mosaic, pavers, and other design projects.
THIEVES left a trail of destruction after smashing their way into a salon - with an ornamental stone dog.
The double aspect bedroom three overlooks the rear garden and has a Juliet balcony, as well as useful built-in wardrobes, while the fourth bedroom has built-in wardrobes and furniture, plus an ornamental stone fireplace, hearth and mantle.
The international archaeologists from the universities of Italy and United Kingdom have launched three different researches with the scientific agreement between the Italian Archaeological Mission in Pakistan (ISMEO) and the KP Directorate of Archaeology and Museums, with the aim to understand the use of technology, material, types and techniques in ceramics, ornamental stone beads, glass beads, bangles and other material used by the ancient people from Achaemenids to Kushanas living in the ancient Swat.
Malachite is a popular ornamental stone, but only rarely is it cut as a mixture with chemically similar azurite.
Duqm is further endowed with huge quantities of minerals, much of it located close to the port including valuable limestone, silica sands, ornamental stone and dolomite.
His taverna, the Ploumin, is a perfect snapshot of bygone Cyprus --retaining much of its olde worlde charm with ornamental stone arches, high beamed roofs, thick stone walls and decorated with antiques, old paintings and even a windmill.
Three of the four pinnacles, the ornamental stone pieces that sit on the corners of the cathedral's central tower, broke.