FOUR – White Alabaster Block – 10 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.
Stones are sold as is with no returns and no refunds.
All stone measured by weight.
Pieces may vary slightly in weight. 1 cu. in. = 1 1/2 oz.
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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.
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.
An economical, sulfur-free modeling clay, Jolly King Plasteline provides all the benefits of more costly modeling materials. Its wax-base provides a smooth, more uniform texture preferred by professional sculptors.
The absence of sulfur ensures compatibility with a variety of mold making materials. Pliable, non-toxic, non-hardening, Jolly King Plasteline is the perfect choice.
Color: Grey-Green. Unit Size: Packaged Case/5-lb. units/50 lbs. Also sold in individual 5-lb. units.
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.
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.