Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Crafting stone wonders by hand





Faithful to the history for which they are renowned, our European master carvers are some of the world finest stone artisans, sculptors and problem solvers, creating the highest quality and detailed stone and marble bath tubs to be found.



Our mission has always remained the same, to create true works of art, unrivaled in their level of magnificence and attention to detail while providing our clientele with unparalleled service guaranteed to exceed their expectations.

All our work is custom, made-to-order. Even when a clients commission us to carve them a classical bathtub design, each creation will be unique from any other since they are customized in stone choice, finish, dimensions, artistic accenting and nuances enough to ensure that no one else in the world will have an exact stone bath tub like theirs.
Our clients are not often interested in trends, but in the philosophy of individuality and standing apart – They their custom elements to reflect the uniqueness of themselves.




Our mission has always remained the same, to create true works of art, unrivaled in their level of magnificence and attention to detail while providing our clientele with unparalleled service guaranteed to exceed their expectations.



The vintage farmhouse bathroom d├ęcor expresses the nostalgia of today’s world for the classical frugality of Mediterranean design as experienced for generations across pass centuries.



If you want to recreate that human charm that existed in the dwellings of the past century while incorporating the best of what our advanced technologies have to offer, you can give your bathroom an authentic Mediterranean farmhouse touch by infusing it with old reclaimed stone elements that were used by our ancestors once upon a time.



Modern bathroom have become much like us. They mimick our lifestyle our pace, they resemble our day to day interactions and relationships. They are highly synthetic, glossy or with a brushed, washed or honed finish, giving us the illusion of wisdom through time and the impression of authenticity and tradition.




Ancient limestone are a gateway to relaxation to meditative escapism. A well thought of and well-designed authentic farmhouse bathroom will transform your outlook, it will give you a precious moment for yourself to unplug from the synthetic controls of modernity, allowing you a brief moment of reflection and of self-observation.



Those are very important concepts that we seem to be slowly losing in our lives. Old world stone elements that have stood the test of time go beyond the decorative and become devices of immense therapeutic values, serving to remind us of our roots and connecting us to our common and basic humanity



Unwinding in one of our hand carved limestone tub will transform your farmhouse bathroom into a southern French hydrothermal escape.



We at Ancient Surfaces, live by this design philosophy that we preach. We have no doubt that once you amerce yourselves with our utilitarian antique limestone elements, your design will therapeutically affect your lifestyle your state of mine and even your health.

To learn more please visit our Website at: http://www.ancientsurfaces.com/Antique-Fireplaces.html or call our sales office at: 212-461-0245


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Friday, March 25, 2016

7 Simple yet Elegant Antique Stone Fireplaces

A simple fireplace hand carved in natural stone installed with herringbone brick inlay into the firebox.
This simple limestone carved fireplace is Tuscan in design installed with a thick stone hearth ad terracotta bricks. Running bond brick are inlay inside the firebox.
This simple limestone carved fireplace is Tuscan in design installed with a thick stone hearth ad terracotta bricks. Running bond brick are inlay inside the firebox.
Another Italian inspired simple fireplace hand carved in natural stone installed with an inserted, benched, raised stone hearth.
A simple Tudor fireplace hand carved in natural stone installed with herringbone bricks, lining the insides of this gas burning firebox.
This Italian countryside fireplace was hand carved out of limestone & installed with an interesting crisscross herringbone pattern.
A unique hand carved limestone fireplace coupled with its own custom seating bench. Ideal for outdoor settings, and family rooms. The middle Floral is an old European symbol of the Virgin Mary, is carved and mounted on a the middle keystone.
Side profile of the same hand carved limestone fireplace shown just above.
We still consider ourselves apprentices who are in constantly pursuit of perfecting our craft by learning more and more about our past and how to better merge it with our present contemporary setting because once you stop learning about your roots and origins you stop caring about your future projection and stop growing as a company or as individuals.
To learn more please visit our Website at: http://www.ancientsurfaces.com/Antique-Fireplaces.html or call our sales office at: 212-461-0245

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