Solid One Piece, Natural Stone Fireplace Hearths & Mantels Shipped Nationwide
Our bluestone, also known as blue-gray sandstone, is chosen from quarries in Florence, Italy for its attractive grayish-blue color and durability. This stone is very popular for outdoor paving or flooring, step treads, pool coping, outdoor countertops, fireplace hearths and surrounds, and architecture and water features. Bluestone can withstand all kinds of weather and fluctuating temperatures which makes it perfect for outdoor environments, water features and especially fireplaces. We can cut the stone for your fireplace into any custom shape per drawings or templates. Contact Mike for information, other sizes or shapes, other hearth stone colors, Samples. Link to view bluestone surface finish options
- Thickness: Bluestone hearths are typically 1 1/2 or 2 inches thick; bluestone can be as thin as 1/2 inch but we recommend 3/4 inch or thicker if possible. Some client projects have incorporated bluestone hearths as thick as 6 inches.
- Maximum length and width: We can provide bluestone in pieces as large as around 10 feet by 5 feet. Shipping of hearths greater than 92 inches in length or greater than 24 inches front to back will require special crating and shipping.
- Edge styles: The most popular edge styles for bluestone hearths are square or chiseled. Other edges styles are possible such as bull nose, radius top, radius top and bottom, beveled and more.
- Surface textures: The most common surface finishes for bluestone are thermal also known as flamed finish or honed finish. Other finishes are possible such as sand blasted, brushed, thermal brushed and polished.