In conversation with a frustrated landscape designer friend, it became obvious there is a difficulty in sourcing big pavers. Not anymore. Because of the nature of the Poolburn Stone Quarry pavers are not a problem. The flat plates can even make … Continue reading Pavers! Yes we have them 🙂
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 colour ways. The pallet covers greys, greens and the rust colours so iconically associated with … Continue reading Artistic Flair
The landscape of Otago is very particular. And schist is 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!