国産石材Domestic Stone

蛭川御影 Granite from Hirukawa/Gifu

蛭川御影 Granite from Hirukawa/Gifu


Granite boasts one of the largest reserves in Japan.
There are three types of colors, “white”, “rust”, and “mixed with white and rust”, but the so-called “white rust” is the main color.There have three types of a Grain, “coarse”, “ordinary”, and “minute”, which can meet all client needs.
In addition, there are many mineral springs containing a large amount of radon (radium) near the origin of Hirukawa Granite, and since this granite also contains a large amount of radon, a Radiation Hormesis Effect can be expected.

和良石(Granite from Wara/Gifu)

和良石 Granite from Wara/Gifu


Since this rock with columnar joints, the greatest feature is that it certainly has flat surfaces and edges.
It has the main earth tones are white-brown and dark brown.However, the splitted surface have a bluish color.Wara Stone is rigid and resistant weathering and clacking, but it is Porous stone having to become covered in moss.Since it is a purveyor to the Emperor, it has a very high dignity and is very suitable for the Stacking natural stones.

丹波鉄平 Teppei Stone from Tamba/Hyogo

丹波鉄平 Teppei Stone from Tamba/Hyogo


It is a representative flag stone in Japan, contains many quartz phenocrysts, and has a purple-tinged beige to milky white color. However, the surface exposed on the ground is weathered and makes dark brown. It is color tone presenting elegant and luxurious. That is why the wealthy people in the west Japan area loving it.
It looks like Andesite with well-developed plate joints, but it is welded Tuff.

本鞍馬石 Quartz diorite from Kurama/Kyoto

本鞍馬石 Quartz diorite from Kurama/Kyoto


It is exposed on the surface of the earth with a rock stock formed mainly in the earlier period of Cretaceous. This stone has been called Kurama stone for a long time, and is often used for stepping stones, water bowl, and lanterns as an indispensable stone material for Japanese gardens.
The peculiar color of this stone is having a large amount of pyrrhotite contained and oxidized to makes a peculiar rust color that Japanese people like.

大谷石(Oya Stone)

大谷石 Oya stone / Tochigi


The zeolite component contained in Oya stone emits a large number of negative ions and strong far infrared rays, and exerts healing and aging effects. In addition, its porous structure has the property of adsorbing gas and water, which is effective in preventing sick building syndrome and deodorizing.
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海外石材Overseas Stone

イタリアン斑岩 Italian Porphyry

イタリアン斑岩 Italian Porphyry


Porphyry from Trentino near the Austrian border, which has similar properties to the granite familiar to the Japanese, is used in Antonio Gaudi’s masterpiece, the Sagrada Familia, due to its excellent durability.
In addition, the reserves, which had been worried about depletion before, are inexhaustible, and the factories, like Japanese people, respond in detail with craftsmanship.

ブラジリアン ソープストーン Brazilian Soapstone (also known as Steatite)

ブラジリアン ソープストーン
Brazilian Soapstone

日本ではあまり知られていませんが、リオデジャネイロ コルコバードの丘には世界遺産に登録された有名なキリストの像があります。実は、この像はソープストーンで作られました。

Although not well known in Japan, the giant statue of Christ on the Corcovado Hill in Rio de Janeiro is a World Heritage Site. It is also included in and is very famous over the world. In fact, this statue is made of soapstone.
The greatest feature of Soapstone is that it is very soft but does not deteriorate strongly against acids and alkalis. It is also resistant to heat and is characterized by slowly releasing the absorbed heat.Therefore, it is often used locally for kitchen counters and fireplace mantelpiece.

アンティーク建材(再生材)Antique materials (Reclaimed materials)

Antique materials (Reclaimed materials)


We are mainly handling Gardening and Building materials that were actually used in Europe, mainly France, such as Stones, Bricks, Terracotta tiles, and wooden craft.
About our French suppliers in particular have connoisseur buyers who can provide a selection of reclaimed materials. The Reclaimed material mentioned here is mainly made about 200 to 60 years ago, and it can be said that it is a robust and sustainable material rightly having a high design. In addition, the well-crafted texture is easy to get used to in the remodeling, and the appearance that it has been used for many years immediately after completion will be usable without discomfort.If you requested it, we would like to order it for you.

その他Other Stone Materials

砂利・砕石 Gravel・Pebble

砂利・砕石 Gravel・Pebble

(出典: フリー百科事典『ウィキペディア(Wikipedia)』)

Gravel is defined by particle size and shape. Gravel is classified by particle size range and includes size classes from granule- to boulder-sized fragments. And these are sometimes collectively treated as gravel.
(Source: Free encyclopedia “Wikipedia”)
By the way, it is said that the use of gravel in Japan began in earnest around the time of the Kanto earthquake.
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煉瓦 Brick

煉瓦 Brick

(出典: フリー百科事典『ウィキペディア(Wikipedia)』)

Brick is a building material made by putting clay, shale, and mud in a mold and baking it in a kiln or compressing it. It is usually reddish brown and has a rectangular parallelepiped shape. The color of fired bricks changes depending on the amount of iron in the raw material and the amount of oxygen during firing. In Japan, it becomes reddish brown when a general manufacturing method is used. Refractory bricks are also used as furnace materials.
(Source: Free encyclopedia “Wikipedia”)
Historically, it has been used for a very long time, attributed to the Mesopotamian civilization. Although it became popular in Japan after the Meiji era, it was not suitable for Japan, where there are many earthquakes, and after the Great Kanto Earthquake, it was no longer used for anything other than small-scale construction.


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