Stone masonry is one of the most ancient handcrafts known to man and
it has been a very popular trade since the beginning of man. There
are many ancient buildings and sculptures around the world that were
handmade thousands of years ago, these are some very old examples of
stone masonry. Stone masons have always been in high demand since stone
is so strong and long lasting, so it is perfect for buildings and many
Thousands of years ago in the fifteenth and sixteenth
centuries masons were in even higher demand since there were not as
many of them available and building some of the structures like castles
in them times took a very long time. Stone masonry has always been
a popular craft and it will always be around in the future as well.
Stone masonry is a skill that takes years to master and learning about working
with all different types of stone is also a long learning process since different
types of stone are easier to cut and form to the shapes you want them to
be. Stone cutting is a hard job in itself so many masons will have a crew
with them and each does their own part. If you are looking to have stone
masonry work done Omi Stonework can help you create your vision.
Masons do a very tough job so their pay rate is
high, but if you want your stone masonry job done right the best thing to
do is hire a professional. Europe has some of the best examples of beautiful
stone masonry in the world, and these are some of the buildings that have
been standing solid for thousands of years, and many of them have only had
fairly minor maintenance done to keep them in such great shape.