Naturally flat stone can be selected at Poolburn Stone Quarry, these pavers can be used to match colour to existing Poolburn paving. It is possible to select large flat flagstones ideal for steps and other feature stones. Continue reading Pavers
The Gardeners Range is a new project for Poolburn Stone Quarry. It’s meant to give the DIY gardener a chance to play with beautiful schist without … Continue reading Gardeners Range
Transporting rock is not to be taken lightly. (pun intended) Transporting your rock means lifting it onto vehicles, driving somewhere and then lifting them down onto your site. Machines capable of lifting and moving the tonne bags are expensive. But … Continue reading Transporting Rock
The schist stone of the Ida Valley comes in several colours. The pallet covers greys, blue and the rust colours so iconically associated with the … Continue reading Artistic Flair
The landscape of Otago is iconic and schist is inherently associated to the historic buildings of the area. The Huts and Homes, of the early settlers … Continue reading Designing your stone
Recently a special layer was uncovered by the blast. Purple schist! A fascinating metallic sheen with a definitive purple cast. The purple rock is layered with the more common orange gold layers. A clever designer could see the potential of this … Continue reading Purple Schist!