To purchase stone you will need to access a stone provider or stay near a stone quarry. The stone sculptures on this web site which have been created by my students and i are made from Oamaru stone. The stone is a limestone quarried from the Otago area of recent Zealand. Oamaru Township has many beautiful outdated buildings which can be made from this stone as do Dunedin and Christchurch (my residence city).
To buy Stone in Christchurch
Stone Out there Now
You possibly can purchase some small blocks directly from right here by filling out the form under. The average sizes are (130mm x 280mm x 90mm for the small block $15.00 per block) and (220mm x 280mm x 90mm, $25.00 for the big block), sizes can differ from block to block. Stone Island Coats They’re an excellent size if you’re new to carving and as you may see in the picture under, you’ll be able to create a reasonably good sculpture inside that size.
The stone below is pickup in Christchurch only
This is because the stone weighs around 10kg per block and prices roughly $sixty two.00 for freight for one block to be delivered from Christchurch to Auckland. Sadly, I do not know of anyone who stocks and sells Oamaru stone inside the North Island.