For thousands of years, French limestone has been used in the building industry. Its versatility includes dimensional stone, cladding, flooring, tiles or carved pieces such as columns, balusters, fountains, fireplaces or monuments.
Depending on the quarry location, variations in color and density will occur. This is due to the soil and clay located above limestone deposits which create change in color and grain or ‘movement’. Hundreds of quarries, with multiple variations in each, as well as textures and finishes provide endless options to choose from. Extremely important to consider is durability - some French limestone is considered to be the hardest in the world.
Monarch Stone International has provided stone product and management services for exceptional projects such as the ones depicted here. We maintain direct communications with multiple French quarries and fabricators in order to deliver our clients specifications.