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Tumbled Stone

Tumbled Stone

All Tumbled Stone Sizes are in inches. Some have ranges, i.e. 5/8-3/4 size, which means that the stones in that pound will be between the two measurements.

Tumbling is a process of smoothing and polishing a hard substance like stone. For tumbling of stones a rubber barrel is loaded with consignment of rocks, abrasive grit and a lubricant. Silicon carbide grit is commonly used and water is the universal lubricant. The barrel is then placed on slowly rotating rails and the stones are gradually smoothed and polished. These smoothed and polished stones are called tumbled stones.

Tumbled stones possess a rustic and time worn look. They bring in the beauty of the outdoor inside with their rustic look. Intricate patterns of these stones adds extra touch of beauty, uniqueness and elegance to any interior. They are also used for exterior applications. A rich saga of colors, sizes and shapes are available to suit any individual's taste.

Characteristics of Tumbled Stones

  • Natural Tumbled
    Lightly tumbled to give rounded edges giving an effect of an aged stone.
  • Honed Tumbled
    It gives a smooth, matte look. It creates an atmosphere of cozy comfort.
  • Polished Tumbled
    High gloss surface that gives a mirror like reflection.
  • Antique Tumbled
    Tumbled to achieve a slight rustic look.
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