Accessories for Stone
Accessories for stone surfaces are essential, as they help in making daily tasks easier, they can complete a particular look or make your room extremely functional. Browse below from a range of accessories for your natural or engineered stone which include standard sinks, stone sinks, edge details, hand wash basins and shower trays amongst others.
Accessories for stone
SINKS: a sink, also known as a hand basin, wash basin, or wash bowl, is one of the most important accessories to be fitted to a stone surface such as as kitchen worktop as it eliminates all the waste and other items that may remain in a surface. This ensures the stone remains clean, hygienic and that its original lustre remains intact for long periods. It it believed that sinks originated in the USA during the 18th century as a ‘ washstand’ which was inspired in British Tradition of having a table top with a whole in the middle which was initially used to rest bowls avoiding movement. Since then, sinks have evolved constantly to become an essential accessory in any room in contact with liquids or foods.
TAPS: a tap, also known as Faucet (USA), is a valve created with aims of controlling the flow of liquid or gas. When it comes to stone, taps were originated in Rotherham UK in 1845 by brass traders which started using a rubber to stop the flow whilst being screwed. Taps come in different sizes, shapes and models and are an essential accessory in any kitchen, bathroom, utility room and any other area in contact with water.
EDGE DETAILS: Stone surfaces come with an unlimited number of colours and pattern and they also come in several different finishes such as polished, honed, leather and other others. Choosing the correct edge details for the selected stone worktops helps in completing a specific look or to follow a particular type of design. Intricate edge details such as a Waterfall can also work as a focal point in a given space, enhancing look of a piece or object such as a kitchen island or a bathroom worktop in a traditional setting. Simple edge details such as a polished bevel can help in completing an integral minimalistic look in any design.
SINK DRAINERS: sink drainers made out of stone are made to discharge waste and liquid as a main function. When it comes to aesthetics, stone drainers are unique, luxurious and bring an exclusive blend of worktop and sink into single unit made out of the very same material.
WASHBASINS:Washbasins are bowl shaped parts to complete the external part of a plumbing installation. Washbasins are made of different materials such as ceramic, porcelain and steel. Stone washbasins are without a doubt a great accessory in any WC or bathroom that seeks seamless integration of worktop with the function of washing hands or dishes. Some sinks will come with soap dispensers which can also be made to order.