Jaumont - Pierre de Soleil
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FREESTONE AND CUTTING WORKSHOP

KNOW-HOW

Men and women have been passing on their know-how for decades. Nowadays, about ten craftsmen cut, size, shape, assemble and sculpt the stone. With excellent technical means to hand, they make your orders to your specifications and plans. Finally, a design department, working with the workshops, can give you recommendations and advice to satisfy all your expectations.

CARVED LIMESTONE

JAUMONT

Its characteristics make it an object of envy in Lorraine and throughout the world (Osaka, Los Angeles, Beirut, Milan, Cambridge, Amsterdam, Luxembourg, Antwerp, etc.) for making architectural buildings, sculptures or even modest door or window surrounds...

  • Apparent density: 2359 kg/m3
  • Actual density: 2621 kg/m3
  • Porosity: 10.9%
  • Freezing test: not susceptible to frost heave for 240 cycles

JAUMONT "BANC LACOUR"

It is the palest and hardest limestone.
Its characteristics make it suitable for uses similar to marble, such as floors or decorative elements.

  • Apparent density: 2396 kg/m3
  • Actual density: 2706 kg/m3
  • Porosity: 9.9%
  • Freezing test: not susceptible to frost heave for 240 cycles

USES

FOR THE HOME

  • Door and window surrounds, facing or foundations, uprights, flattened arches, Roman arches, basket-handle curves, etc.
  • Dormers
  • Round or oval bull’s eye windows
  • Solid cornices

FOR FLOORING

  • Indoor and outdoor flooring
  • Square, rectangular and strip paving
  • Opus incertum irregular and/or cut
  • Straight or angled staircase, solid or facing

FOR EXTERIOR DECORATION

  • Parapet wall apron flashing
  • Benches, garden seats, street furniture
  • Solid pillars, boundaries
  • Balustrades
  • Quarry stone and cutting remnants for masonry

FOR INTERIOR DECORATION

  • Small embossed or cut plates
  • Kitchen worktops, chopping boards
  • Fireplaces
  • Coffee tables

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