What is Cantera Stone?
Cantera stone is an ancient volcanic rock that has been formed by volcanic ash and dust, and it comes in more colors than many other natural stones. Although Cantera stone is highly durable, it is easy to carve and has been used a prime building material for years.
If you are looking for a quality Cantera stone supply company, look no further than Texas Stone Direct. We provide Cantera stone at competitive prices nationwide, including delivery to Austin, TX; San Antonio, TX; Houston, TX; Dallas, TX; Lubbock, TX; Atlanta, GA; Charlotte, NC; Nashville, TN; Kanasa City; Denver, CO; Phoenix, AZ; Las Vegas and California. Call us today at 512-280-7800 to request a quote or place your custom order.
Where Does Cantera Stone Come From?
Cantera stone is sourced from Mexico and shipped to our stone quarries where our craftsman can custom carve whatever shapes our customers may require.
Colors of Cantera Stone
Cantera stone is totally unique and comes in many colors – each of which contains speckles or veins that add further to the natural beauty of this stone. Some of the many colors include:
Common Cantera Stone Designs and Uses
Once the Cantera stone is shipped from Mexico, our craftsman can carve many ornate shapes and pieces that are completely unique, some of the most common items include:
- Monument Columns that are machine cut to size, and then carved by hand with symmetrical vertical grooves
- Rope Columns that are cut to size by machine and are then worked on by our special team, who cuts and carves a rope design into them
- Straight Columns that are machine cut to size and then worked on and finished by our cut and carving team, who always strive for perfection
- Balustrades that are cut using of a stone lathe machine. Our team then hand carves the rails to fit any custom jobs using the exact specification for the incline of the stairs
While columns and balustrades are just some of the more common uses of Cantera stone, our craftsmen can produce many more items at your request, from basic and functional, to something that is ornate and dramatic. These can include the following amongst others:
- Water Fountains
- Range Hoods
- Door Surrounds
- Pool Coping and Tiles
By using the full-color range of Cantera stone and the skills of our craftsmen, Texas Stone Direct can help you achieve whatever look and feel you are after for you project, no matter the architectural style you want to achieve. This can range from Tuscan, Colonial, Greco-Roman, Mediterranean, or even Gothic.
TSD has forged a strong relationship with our Mexican source and the craftsmen in our quarries to ensure the highest quality product. Our premium Cantera stone has been used in many residential and commercial applications, as the natural beauty and uniqueness of Cantera stone can fully enrich traditional interiors, exteriors, and landscapes.
No matter where you use Cantera stone, it can totally transform an area into a thing of beauty. The choice of using Cantera stone will create highly durable structures, and with the uniqueness of being custom carved, can increase visual appeal and the value of any home or building for years to come.
Contact Us for Wholesale Cantera Stone
To learn more about our cantera stone, contact us today online or by calling 512-280-7800. Our friendly representatives will be happy to provide you with a free quote to have your wholesale stone delivered nationwide!