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  • Alabaster Products ARASTONE

    ARASTONE have different types of  Alabaster’s products.  In ARASTONE, we supply the finished material. We adjust to detailed plans (design, sizes, colours, forms and technical specifi cations).Any of our products are: PLAQUES: We have differents forms what adapt to any surface. It’s depend of project and its application. …

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  • Alabaster: Different ways to use it

    In Arastone have many differents ways to use the Alabaster. We use it in Sculpture, Architecture, Interior design and lighting. We took advantage of the possibilities afforded Alabaster to create authentic works of art. Now, we are going to show some examples of these wonderful …

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  • Alabaster: Terms that you should know about it

    If you want to learn to make out alabaster to other materials as a traslucent building material,  you must learn some terms. COLOR: It’s the background color of stone. It can be white, beige and rose. STREAKS: They are strips the different color to the …

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  • CORINTHIA HOTEL LONDON. New project by Arastone company.

    Translucent building material SPA CORINTHIA HOTEL LONDON is the Next Generation of Spa where Alabaster Arastone have made their last work. Their last work is a desk for the reception of the spa. It is made with alabaster used as translucent material. This material allows the …

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  • Alabaster VS Marble ¿Do you know the differences?

    We are alabaster suppliers. For more information:        “Alabaster vs marble are materials that most deceive at first sight. They are differents in their hardness and their texture” Alabaster is softer and lighter than marble. Alabaster weighs 143 lbs. per cubic foot while marble weighs …

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  • How does ALABASTER form?

    Gypsum is a salt formed by precipitation in lakes and ponds subjected to intense evaporation (evaporite basins). As the water mass decreases, the saturation degree that is needed for the different salts to precipitate is reached. The accumulation of small gypsum crystals at the bottom …

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  • History in the use of Alabaster

    HISTORY OF ALABASTER In Egypt, both cultures, Fayum und Tasa, used alabaster palettes for grinding and mixing pigments with those who practiced the art of painting their eyes. Later generations of Egyptian craftsmen worked extensively on alabaster vases and bottles made for unguents and perfumes, …

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  • The use of aragonese alabaster

    ARAGONESE ALABASTER The abundance of alabaster in Aragon must have been crucial for its use in architecture, sculpture and decoration. There is no record of likely use by pre- Roman cultures, so perhaps the first ones to use alabaster stone in Aragon were the Romans, …

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  • Alabaster stone in Aragon

    ALABASTER EXTRACTING SITES Aragon has the privilege of having the largest known exploitable deposits of alabaster. There are two different sites, which are geographically separated. The most important one corresponds to the Fuentes-Azaila area, in the Tertiary Ebro Basin. The other area where this resource …

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  • Alabaster stone uses

    The uses of alabaster stone as traslucent building material, are determined by its features: it must always be used indoors, or protected against of rain, sometimes it is used to facilitate the entrance of daylight thanks to its translucency. Due to its relative scarcity and …

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