1. The History of Sandstone Mining in Colorado

    Colorado’s Sandstone Have you ever been to the Colorado National Monument? Think of the red, imposing formations rising high into the air, beautifully carved by millennia underwater. Now, teleport yourself to the other side of the state at Red Rocks, can you imagine that iconic theater jutting out of the earth? One of these places is a national monument and the other is a concert hall, so what c…Read More

  2. Why Natural Stone Is A Great Choice For Your Home

    There are two types of homeowners out there: ones who simply want a place to live and ones who want a place to call “home.” What’s the difference? Someone who wants to call their place “home” is someone who’s always looking for ways to make their home stand out and express more of their personal design interests. However, even for people who are certain they want to make their house a …Read More

  3. Why Quarry Swimming is Dangerous

    On a hot summer day in Colorado, the cool blue water of a quiet quarry can feel like something out of yesteryear. The setting makes it easy to imagine Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn lounging on the sun-warmed stone nearby and enjoying an idyllic day. Unfortunately, no matter how refreshing and inviting a quarry pool looks, you should never swim there without permission. The multitude of “No Swimming…Read More

  4. Quarried Stone for Art

    Colorado is a great state, a truly magnificent place to live. Loukonen Bros is located right here in the heart of the state, so we get it. But here’s one you probably haven’t heard before: Colorado has more in common with Italy than you’d know. Great Inspiration We may lack the beachfront vistas, but both Italy and Colorado have mountains running through it. They create the most majestic vis…Read More