Wishing Stone

I really enjoyed this article a) because I like stone things b) because my husband does drystone features c) drystone is just like big mosaic d) cos it is Edinburgh

Emily At CED

Sometimes, be it for practical, technical or aesthetic reasons companies, when undertaking upgrading works, decide it’s out with the old and in with the new. If in a decent condition CED will purchase these unwanted and weathered materials for resale. We have reclaimed kerb, setts, walling and paving in stock at Castlecary Depot, and it might not be often but every once in a while we get something really special. This is one of those times.

Behold…….

Our Craigleith sandstone stock.

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Fantastic isn’t it.

Ok, it might not look like much but let me tell you why this stone is so special.

Ok so for starters this stone is 350MILLION years old! It dates back to the carboniferous period, a quick search online will tell you more about the planet during this period. I will give you a quick summary, it was was hot, swampy and treey*.

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The sandstone was…

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