Antique Kitchen Stone Trough Sinks by Ancient Surfaces

Antique Biblical Stone on the backsplash, antique foundation Slabs on the counter tops and a reclaimed 400 years old Italian Farmhouse sink.
Antique Biblical Stone on the back splash, antique foundation slabs on the counter tops surfaces and a reclaimed 400 years old retrofitted French trough plays the role of the limestone farmhouse sink.

Antique Oolitic limestone sinks are possibly the best kitchen sink options one can install in their home. They have stood the test of time and are a living testament to the everlasting beauty and durability of antique limestone. For years we’ve been providing one of kind ancient Oolitic limestone trough that can withstand the harshest ware and tear to them and have been paired with the highest end finishes and European appliances available on the market.

A perfect ergonometrically carved limestone sink reclaimed from a French farmhouse.
A perfect ergonometrically carved limestone sink reclaimed from a French farmhouse.
Oolitic Limestone is a truly rare and very dense type of limestone only available in a few pockets around the globe. It is know by many expert geologists to be the best of all Limestone types. only about 5% of known limestone in the world fits that geological classification. All the other types of limestone are much softer and are classified as Dolomites.
Antique Salvaged Limestone Troughs by Ancient Surfaces
Antique Salvaged Limestone Troughs by Ancient Surfaces
hand carved, deep, double Oolitic Limestone sinks are ideal in any style of kitchens and are suitable for all types of modern day food preparation.
Antique Double Limestone Sinks by Ancient Surfaces
Antique Double Limestone Sinks by Ancient Surfaces
Now image having your kitchen sink carved out and hollowed by hand out of a solid chunk of custom carved Oolitic Limestone exactly fitting your architectural renderings and specs.
French farmhouse limestone sink
French farmhouse limestone sink
Oolitic Limestone can be barely scratched even with the constant banging of stainless steel pots and pans.

Antique Double Limestone Sinks by Ancient Surfaces
Antique Double Marble Sinks by Ancient Surfaces

Both architects and designers have an affinity to French farmhouse limestone or marble sinks. They tend to design them into their projects as long as the client is able to visualize the historic beauty that each piece can bring into their kitchens.

Limestone Trough Sink in an Italian Farmhouse remodel
Limestone Trough Sink in an Italian Farmhouse remodel

On the ‘Mohs Hardness Scale’ of our jet black basalt is comparable to obsidian black’s hardness also known as volcanic glass. Its density is 3.3gm/cc or only 0.2g/cc less dense than Diamonds. Not to shabby for a non-metallic rock.

Custom carved Marble preparation table with corbeled legs by Ancient Surfaces.
Custom carved Marble preparation table with corbeled legs by Ancient Surfaces.
Having a jet black basalt sink in your kitchen is definitely considered a high-end luxury item by all means.
Antique Reclaimed Limestone Sink by Ancient Surfaces-3
The hardness of this type of basalt and the difficulty involved in carving it makes it a very uncommon item while compared to other types of hand carved stone sinks such as limestone marble sinks.

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