This is one of the best imported carving stones to become available in years with strong coloring and wonderful character. The colors of this alabaster range from a light to medium blue hue. The stone is pure and smooth-grained with almost no flaws for great carving.
This imported soapstone is a pure virgin pristine snow white that is extremely easy to carve – a true soapstone. There are striations but these can easily be carved through resulting in a smooth satin finish with perfect results. This soapstone can be carved with a chip knife and polished with sand paper.
Please note, the stone in this image has been finished/polished on one side. The other side is the stone in its raw state. The stone you will receive is unfinished and will vary according to your finishing techniques. In addition, the shapes of individual stones, which are cut by hand, may vary. And finally, the colors of the stone you receive with your order may vary from the colors of the sample stone on your screen. The stone pictured is not the stone you will receive.
Set of 2 rough cut pieces – 2-lbs. each. Weight is approximate.
Imported from Italy this cylinder eliminates the work required to reduce a stone boulder or slab into the round for carving. Can also be used for stone turning on a wood lathe creating alabaster vessels. Approximate dimensions: 4″ w by 8″ h. Approximate weight: 8.0 lbs.
Imported from Italy these alabaster blocks eliminate the work required to reduce a stone boulder or slab into the round for carving. Approximate dimensions: 3 1/2″ w by 5″ d by 6 1/2″ h. Approximate weight: 10.0 lbs.
Imported from Italy these alabaster blocks eliminate the work required to reduce a stone boulder or slab into the round for carving. Approximate dimensions: 2″ w by 3″ d by 6″ h. Approximate weight: 4.0 lbs.
This stone, from the Volterra region of Italy, is a medium soft stone that will carve and polish easily. It is a solid white – light will not filter through the stone as it does with translucent white alabaster. There is no veining and rarely ever a flaw.
This imported soapstone is a pure virgin pristine snow white that is extremely easy to carve – a true soapstone. There are striations but these can easily be carved through resulting in a smooth satin finish with perfect results. This soapstone can be carved with a chip knife and sand paper.
Because soapstone is the softest stone and, therefore the easiest to carve, it is a smart choice for beginning stone sculptors. This imported soapstone has deep, rich dark green shades throughout and because it is a very pure stone, has little or no striations. A beautiful stone when polished to a high sheen.
If you are new to sculpting and, in particular, stone carving, our imported Deep Ocean Green Soapstone is the perfect carving stone to start with. Because soapstone is the softest carving stone, it is the easiest to carve, making this stone perfect for the beginner carver. Free from striations, this green soapstone is a very pure stone, deep dark green in color throughout. When done, polish to a high sheen.
Soapstone is the ideal carving stone for the beginning sculptor as well as the more experienced due to its softness and easy carvability. This particular stone lacks striations making it a very pure stone which polishes to a high sheen. Conveniently available in this four pound size (ideal for the student).
One of our more popular carving stones, the imported Lemon Green Soapstone is the perfect soft stone for those just starting out in stone carving as well as the more proficient sculptor. It’s uniform and cool green color as well as its purity allow the sculptor to carve freely.
Soapstone is the softest carving stone and easiest to carve, thus making this stone, our Lemon Green Soapstone, perfect for the sculptor just staring out in stone carving as well as the more experienced carver. A favorite among our customers, the Lemon Green Soapstone has a consistent and cool light green color and purity throughout. Easily polishes to a high sheen.
Since 1979, SHELLSPEN has been successfully used in Universities, Commercial Art Foundries, and sculpture studios of individual artists. SHELLSPEN is a Ceramic Shell Slurry containing additive products which keep the slurry in chemical suspension. SHELLEPEN renders obsolete timed mechanical mixers running 24/7!