The Timeless elegance of stone has been used by man to enhance his surroundings since the dawn of civilisation, and today, man still relies upon stone natural warmth and versatility to create harmonious surroundings in both architectural and ornamental settings.
Quarried stone however, does have its drawbacks. Internal faulting and fissures are not always recognizable and it is prone to lamination and decay.
To overcome these natural failings, the David Sharp Studio have developed a system whereby any architectural design in stone can be reconstructed using the most modern processes yet retaining the dignity and elegance of the natural counterpart, at a fraction of the cost of carved stone.
The David Sharp Studio have worked with discerning designers and customers the world over and the method of dry hand carving for which this studio is renowned is unique. Whether you are restoring an historic structure or planning a new building, our studio offers more than 1000 designs for interior and exterior use.
Selection can be custom made or supplied form our extensive stock. We the support and technical expertise of the artists and craftsmen employed by the studio, most things are attainable, advice and support is freely available. From a "one-off" intricate piece of statuary to balustrading - the same skill and expertise is employed throughout.
Architects, Designers and contractors ensure their customers get the best quality dry hand casting available by specifying our Studios and we are proud that our work has enhanced the architectural beauty of many fine homes and commercial developments both in England and throughout the world.
All of our Architectural Stone are handmade by our skilled craftsmen to the highest quality at our studio in Derbyshire..