February 22, 2012

How to Choose Natural Stone Suppliers

On the hunt for natural stone suppliers? Here are a few things to keep in mind as you make your choice: Choose a company that specializes in natural stone—Often when people want a door or a mantel, they’ll go shopping at one of those big box stores that specializes in…well…everything. But if you specialize in […]

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February 16, 2012

Why Choose Marble Fireplace Mantels?

What is the focal point of your living room? If you’re like most Americans, it’s most likely your television. And not that there’s anything wrong with that, but imagine if you changed that. Imagine for a moment that instead of centering your gathering room on a television that cuts conversation and sends everyone into their […]

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February 4, 2012

3 Places Architectural Stone Can Be Used in Your Home

Architectural stone does more than dress up your home. It turns it into a work of art. Here are a few places you can use it to transform your space. Around your fireplace—Imagine walking through your entryway into the living room and setting your eyes on the most gorgeous fireplace you’ve ever seen. Marble climbs […]

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January 15, 2012

Limestone Wall Cladding

Limestone wall cladding adds architectural beauty to home and corporate building facades. However, there is another very important function that limestone wall cladding serves: It protects and safeguards interior and exterior building frontages against moisture and foreign elements. These are some of the reasons why limestone wall cladding is extremely popular. Whether you’re interested in […]

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October 5, 2011

From the Quarry to your Home

Stone Quarries differ in Geographical location. This particular quarry was dug into the ground. Other quarries we use for Architectural Stone products are dug into the sides of mountains. One can see the magnitude of the quarry by comparing it to the heavy machinery that is is used to escavate the stone. Our quarries are […]

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September 7, 2011


Architectural Stone does not just mean limestone fireplaces or stone columns. Barbara Tattersfield Design, Inc./ Pietra del Mar, Inc. provides an array of  Architectural Stone options including limestone fountains, stone kitchen hoods and limestone wall cladding to name a few. Here is an example of a  beautiful driveway in Jerusalem Cobble with a Beaumaniere Grid…The […]

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August 30, 2011

Making Your Space Really Look Great

The truth is that when you are looking to really transform the exterior of your home and to make a real difference doing it, than you should consider some of the wonderful options that are available through the use of architectural stone. Architectural stone is a beautiful option that really improves the overall look and […]

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August 10, 2011

Pietra del Mar 2011 Catalog – West Coast

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Barbara Tattersfield Design 2011 Catalog – East Coast

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June 21, 2011

Via Mizner Bench

Last week we installed 5 gothic benches, designed by Barbara Tattersfield Design, in the historic Via Mizner location on Worth Avenue in Palm Beach.  They are hand-carved from natural Vicenza stone from Italy and an antique finish was applied to each to give them an aged appearance.  Each bench has a different base design; a […]

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