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Ponte della Costituzione in Venice.3 (1)

Stones of Croatia is an exciting new UK partner of Kamen-Pazin. Kamen Pazin have been quarrying Limestone for over 60 years and have extensive experience manufacturing tiles, slabs and all manner of pieces for both private and public projects. Some of the more notable projects completed in recent times are Nancy Plaza in France or the European Commission in Brussels. However, Kamen-Pazin’s most famous work can be viewed in Venice. As Venice is sitting almost purely on the Croatian ‘Kirmenjak Limestone’, all restoration work must be undertaken using the same material. Kamen Pazin have not only completed all the restoration work on the world famous ‘Rialto Bridge’ but were also comissioned to complete the only bridge running over Venices ‘Grand Canal’ to be built in modern times, ‘Ponte della Costituzione’.

With experience working on famous projects with famous architects such as ‘Santiago Calatrava’, Kamen-Pazin are at the forefront of modern manufacturing techniques and designs in the natural stone industry. The only way one can become market leading is by continued innovation in both manufacturing and extraction techniques, something Kamen-Pazin has been able to achieve through its commitment to an unwavering investment strategy since its birth in 1954.

Kamen-Pazin have quarries yielding high quality, attractive stones and an extensive distribution network throughout central Europe. As a company always looking at new growth it expanded its horizons and identified the UK market as an important target. The concept of a Kamen Pazin partner in the UK made sense with the soft cream, beige and blue stones perfect for the UK natural stone market. The brand name ‘Stone of Croatia’ was conceived on the basis of clear brand identity; ‘This is what we supply and this is where we come from’.

‘Stones of Croatia’ has over 15,000m2 of UK stock at any given time. UK stocked items include a core range of tiles. These are complimented by an innovative and multifuctional range of 10mm panels measuring 2200×600. To give the complete range we also stock numerous lengths and slabs of the same material along with a tailored cutting service, ensuring we can supply the materials required to finish almost any type of project and to the highest standard.

For larger projects or very bespoke pieces we have the facilities in Croatia to produce almost anything upon demand. This includes; Water-jet inlays, book-matching slabs, large split-face elements, exterior and interior wall cladding, dry stone walling etc. Please view our Projects Page to view our extensive references.