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Selling craftsmanship, not just one

By Michael Reis
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In the 20 years that I have been covering the stone industry — in good times, bad (really bad) times, and everything in between — I have learned one irrefutable fact.


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Custom craftsmanship

By Jennifer Adams
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Lavorazione Marmi of Sicily, Italy, demonstrates the art of stonework in its array of custom and cut-to-size pieces


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MIA 2012 Pinnacle Awards & Grande Pinnacle Awards Deadline extended

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Join natural stone professional from around the world in entering the 2012 Pinnacle Awards competition sponsored by the Marble Institute of America (MIA).


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Replicating historic tile work

By Jennifer Adams
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A major restoration of Chicago’s century-old Monroe Building resulted in Rookwood Pottery Co. recreating the look of the landmark’s original ceramic tile floors and walls


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Do fabrication shop owners still have skills?

By Michael Reis
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A couple of weeks ago, I attended the Stone Fabricators Alliance (SFA) MegaWorkshop in the St. Louis suburb of Collinsville, IL.


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SPEX II

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Blanco, a German manufacturer of innovative and award-winning sinks and faucets, recently announced the launch of SPEX II - a collection that offers classic styling and fine craftsmanship at a price that bridges the gap between desirability and attainability, reports the company.
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Assessing the state of the stone industry

By Michael Reis
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In this forum, members of the Stone Fabricators Alliance offer their candid views on how the stone industry is slowly recovering from a lingering recession.
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The Stone Fashion Show at Marmomacc in Verona

As usual, stone suppliers from Italy and around the world relied on the Marmomacc fair to showcase some of the latest stone materials to the international marketplace. The following is a look at just some of the stone materials on display in Verona.

Stone World Magazine

Stone World September 2014 cover

2014 September

In this issue of Stone World, we have a Report from Europe, which includes a series of articles about the quarries and stone processing operations that SW editor Jennifer Adams visited as part of the Marmomacc Stone Academy.

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Contemporary Stone & Tile Design Magazine

CSTD Fall 2014 cover

2014 Fall

In this issue of Contemporary Stone & Tile Design, we take a look at the latest developments in TPT, with a feature article and you can read more comments from Waldrep on this subject as well as other industry professionals.

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How to Polish & Restore Marble Flooring

This video will show you step-by-step how to resurface and polish marble flooring from grinding and removing lippage and scratches to achieving a highly reflective polish.

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2014 Stone World Stone Guide

The directory for Stone, Equipment and Supplies - the single information resource readers turn to.

Stone Industry Education

stone industry educationStone Industry Education is sponsored by Stone World Magazine and Marble Institute of America. The SIE events will help you: strengthen your skills, build your business, and  increase profit in your shop.  Check out stoneindustryeducation.com to register for upcoming fabricator and installer seminars.

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