Limestone - a durable and genuin material

Nordic limestone is available in a wide palette of colors and patterns. From the warm beige and pink shade of Gotland limestone to the black nuance of Jämtland limestone. It can be used on floors and walls in, for example, bathrooms, kitchens or hallways. Some varieties are also suitable outdoors around a pool or on a patio. Below you can find inspiration and read about our fantastic limestone varieties.

Limestone

Limestone is a rock type that mainly consists of the substance calcite as well as 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 For the past 200 years, it has been replaced by materials such as bricks and cement products.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.

Rosenthal matt honed

Rosenthal has a fantastic pattern and marbling. It is a bluish grey limestone which is soft, smooth and porous but hardens with time. It belongs to a family of limestone also known as Dolomite marble. The surface is matt honed. 

Suitable as:

Floors and walls in hallways, kitchens and bathrooms. Works outdoors, for example in gardens and on a patio.

Frost resistant.

1.390 kr / sqm

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.

Grey-brown Öland limestone honed

A fantastic limestone with soft and warm tones from Öland. The stone varies between beautiful grey and brown shades. Fossil prints and traces of plants can be seen in the pattern. The surface is smooth and honed. Quarried, sawn and honed on Öland.

Match your floor or walls with window sills in grey-brown Öland.

Suitable as:

Floors and walls in hallways, kitchens and bathrooms.

Frost resistant.

from 1.790 kr / sqm

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.

Södervange matt honed

Södervange is a fantastic limestone from Gotland! A sand beige limestone with a vibrant pattern and red fossils that emphasize the stone's life. The stone is quarried, honed and brushed in the same limestone quarry as Norrvange. Södervange is quarried in a narrow strip higher up in the rock where the shade is more red, hence its red fossil elements.

Suitable as:

Floors and walls in hallways, kitchens and bathrooms. Works outdoors, for example in gardens and on a patio.

Frost resistant.

1.990 kr / sqm

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 Borghamn limestone planed

A light grey fantastic limestone with tones of green, from the shores of Lake Vättern in Östergötland. The planed surface has a discrete marbling and a raw tone which gives a minimalistic, almost Japandi feeling. Planed stone gets a very beautiful patina over time. This stone works just as well in the kitchen as in the hallway. Also available as honed and brushed

Suitable as:

Floors in hallways, kitchens and bathrooms.

Not frost resistant.

3.290 kr / sqm

Discover our range of limestone

  • Alböke Yard Selection
    1.090 kr
    51 sqm in stock
    Åter i lager
  • Lindanäs honed
    1.190 kr
    206 sqm in stock
    Åter i lager
  • Grey-brown Öland limestone honed
    1.790 kr
    167 sqm in stock
    Åter i lager 2023-02-26
  • Lindanäs brushed
    1.190 kr
    795 sqm in stock
    Åter i lager
  • Södervange matt honed
    1.990 kr
    214 sqm in stock
    Åter i lager 2023-04-10
  • Alevik honed
    1.190 kr
    123 sqm in stock
    Åter i lager
  • Grey Gillberga Öland limestone honed
    2.390 kr
    294 sqm in stock
    Åter i lager
  • Norrvange matt honed
    1.990 kr
    504 sqm in stock
    Åter i lager
  • Öland limestone Chateau Selection
    2.190 kr
    67 sqm in stock
    Åter i lager
  • Norrvange brushed
    1.790 kr
    480 sqm in stock
    Åter i lager
  • Öland limestone Hors honed
    2.690 kr
    178 sqm in stock
    Åter i lager 2023-02-26
  • Öland limestone Hors brushed
    2.690 kr
    108 sqm in stock
    Åter i lager 2023-02-26
  • Black Jämtland limestone honed
    1.790 kr
    28 sqm in stock
    Åter i lager
  • Grey Jämtland limestone honed
    1.790 kr
    56 sqm in stock
    Åter i lager
  • Rosenthal matt honed
    1.390 kr
    80 sqm in stock
    Åter i lager
  • Red Öland limestone diamond milled
    1.990 kr
    79 sqm in stock
    Åter i lager
  • Red Öland limestone honed
    1.990 kr
    163 sqm in stock
    Åter i lager
  • Grey Borghamn limestone honed
    2.190 kr
    3 sqm in stock
    Åter i lager
  • Grey-brown Borghamn limestone honed
    1.990 kr
    3 sqm in stock
    Åter i lager
  • Grey-brown Borghamn limestone planed
    3.190 kr
    3 sqm in stock
    Åter i lager 2023-02-13
  • Grey-brown Borghamn limestone brushed
    2.390 kr
    35 sqm in stock
    Åter i lager
  • Grey Borghamn limestone brushed
    2.290 kr
    40 sqm in stock
    Åter i lager
  • Grey Borghamn limestone planed
    3.290 kr
    2 sqm in stock
    Åter i lager
  • Orsa sandstone
    2.490 kr
    45 sqm in stock
    Åter i lager 2023-04-03
  • Rosenthal sand beige matt honed
    1.390 kr
    43 sqm in stock
    Åter i lager

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