Limestone - a durable and genuin material

The nordic limestone exists in a beautiful and varied color palette. From warm beige to dark grey and black. It can be used on floors and walls, as a window bench and can be used in advantage for bathrooms, kitchens and hallways. It wears beautifully and is comfortable to walk on.

Limestone

Limestone is a rock type that mainly consists of the substance calcite as well as shell remains from corals and shells. In Sweden and around the Baltic Sea, limestone was formed over 500 million years ago. In Sweden, limestone has been used as building material for over 1500 years. The stone was used for entire buildings, both on the inside and for the outside. For the past 200 years, it has been replaced by materials such as bricks and cement products. Today, the production of limestone as a building material is relatively small and small-scale. Most of the limestone deposits are used for the production of cement, where the substance calcite is extracted.

Lindanäs honed

This is our most popular stone. It is a clean limestone which is light to middle grey with a lively marbling. It feels soft, smooth and polished. Fossil prints and traces of plants are visible in the pattern. Also available as brushed.

Suitable as:

Floors and walls in hallways, kitchens and bathrooms. Also as window sills.
from 810 kr / kvm

Öland limestone

The Öland limestone has been an important part of the supply on Öland for more than 1500 years, where stonework used to be combined with animal husbandry and fishing. Öland limestone adorns many historic buildings around Sweden and Europe. The limestone was quarried in several places on Öland, but the quarries that are still active are Gillberga and Horns cape. The Öland limestone is a Swedish classic. From the elegant and exclusive Öland Red and Gårdsblandning to the fossil-rich and beautiful gray Hors limestone.

Red Öland limestone milled

A warm, red limestone with unique character and deep color. The diamond milling gives the stone a raw and less polished surface. Most people are used to seeing this stone outside but it works great indoors as well. Also available as honed.

Suitable as:

Floors and walls in hallways and bathrooms. Works outdoors, for example on a patio.
from 1.690 kr / kvm

The Gotland limestone

400 million years ago, Sweden was close to the equator and Gotland was then a tropical island with a coral reef environment. The island was in a warm ocean with many animal species, species that are now found as fossils in our floor and wall tiles! There are several types of limestone on Gotland: Hoburgsmarmor, Södervange, Norrvange, Kappelshamn and Snäckers. The Gotland limestone is popular for its warm and bright colors, and its clear fossils.

Norrvange matt honed

An absolutely beautiful limestone from northern Gotland, with a truly individual character. A mild, sandy-grey limestone with warm hues. Matt honed with a smooth surface. This is a stone that really does match everything and which is ideal for use both indoors and out. Many others have tried to copy Norrvange’s color and feel, but this is the real deal. Quarried, cut and polished by Slite Stenhuggeri Ltd, who have been working with stone since 1907. 

Suitable as:

Floors and walls in hallways, kitchens and bathrooms. Works outdoors, for example in gardens and on a patio.
from 1.390 kr / kvm

Honed or brushed treatment?

Our stones are offered with, among other things, honed and brushed treatment. Honed simply means that the stone is honed with a certain grain size on the grinding tools. It gets a matte and nice surface that is easy to maintain. Brushed limestone means that the sawn boards are brushed with a steel brush. It is a traditional method where you get a natural texture in the stone, but at the same time a smooth and very durable surface when you get rid of loose elements in the stone.
Which surface treatment you choose affects the feeling in the room. A honed stone creates a calm and sober feeling. Whilst a brushed stone might be interpreted as more rustic, thanks to its structured surface.

Grey Jämtland limestone honed

A grey limestone with a discrete marbling that brings the Swedish mountains home to you. The feeling is sober and genuine. It is one of the world's hardest limestone varieties! This stone works very well with classic materials like brass and hardwood. Also available in grey

Suitable as:

Floors and walls in hallways, kitchens and bathrooms. Also as window sills.
from 1.790 kr / kvm

Upptäck hela vårt sortiment

  • Lindanäs honed
    from 810 kr
  • Lindanäs brushed
    from 1.020 kr
  • Alevik honed
    from 990 kr
  • Norrvange matt honed
    from 1.390 kr
  • Black Jämtland limestone honed
    from 1.790 kr
  • Grey Jämtland limestone honed
    from 1.790 kr
  • Rosenthal honed
    from 790 kr
  • Öland Hors brushed
    from 2.090 kr
  • Öland Hors honed
    from 1.990 kr
  • Red Öland limestone milled
    from 1.690 kr
  • Red Öland limestone honed
    from 1.690 kr
  • Öland gray-brown honed
    from 1.490 kr
  • Öland Chateau Selection
    from 2.890 kr
  • Öland Gillberga gray honed
    from 1.990 kr

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