•Stone Saint Thomas: Elegance, practicality and durability
For those seeking beauty, practicality and durability, the stone is perfect. With natural look, they become great finishes, and present a range of varieties that can be used at various stages of construction, each with its own purpose. Well cared for, they can last many decades.
This stone does not retain heat, so it is often used in outdoor areas. Moreover, they are recommended in construction works because they are very resistant to weather and climate changes.
This stone does not retain heat, so it is often used in external areas. In addition, they are recommended in contructions because they are very resistant to weather and climate change.
Born in the city of São Tomé das Letras, located in Minas Gerais, the Sericítico Quartzite – the scientific name for the São Tomé stone – was discovered in the middle of the 20th century, but was only recognized in the 1970s, when the miners realized its qualities. However, it was only in the 90’s that a great demand emerged.
There are several mining stones and both are quartz, but they can be distinguished according to the region found, besides presenting inferior quality to the legitimate Stone São Tomé.
– São Tomé Stone: It is found in the city of São Thomé das Letras – MG. It presents smooth and regular aspect, and is easily found in yellowish and light colors. The stone is considered the quartz of higher quality and its export happens to the whole world. Besides offering resistance to time and not retaining heat, the material is anti-slip and supports an incredible amount of weight.