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Natural Stone Edge Profile

Rajasthan Slate & Stone Exports Inc. well experienced in fabrication of exclusive granite & other natural stone edge profiles. You know…making a special granite edge profile is a labor intensive work which requires exactness and we have perfection in this demanding art. We are the bulk suppliers of marble countertops, granite countertops, limestone countertop and onyx countertops with the required stone edge profiles.

Edging and Profiles add a wonderful dimension to natural stone tops and amplifies their natural beauty although they incur some additional costs per running meter / per linear foot, depending upon which edge profile is selected. It is important to note that Standard (SQUARE /STRAIGHT/SHARP) edges are always included in our price estimates.

We suggest you to choose the right edge profile for your granite, slate stone, marble, sandstone, limestone and quartzite countertops, vanity tops because a proper edge profile adds beautiful impact to the natural stone slab’s & tile’s surface and helps integrate it into the overall design of your living room.

Here we are showing you some natural stone edge profiles which are being demanded by the overseas clients in general for kitchen countertops, bathroom countertops, table tops, bar tops and other type of counters:

Eased Edge / Flat Edge
This edge treatment is very common and offers a clean and simple look for your granite counter tops, marble countertops. This edge is used on most granite backsplashes. Of all stone counter top edges like marble, sandstone, slate stone….granite is the hardest to work with.
eased edge granite counter tops
Half Bullnose or Roundover Edge
The half bullnose edge can also be called the roundover because instead of being squared off, it is rounded over. It offers a smooth and round surface. It can show a larger cross section of your stone. This edge is usually the least expensive treatment that gives you some rounding.
half bullnose granite counter tops
Demi Bullnose Edge
Unlike its name implies, this is not 1/2 of a bullnose. This edge is very smooth and flowing and shows a large cross section of the countertop making it appear thicker.
demi bullnose granite counter tops
Full Bullnose Edge
The full bullnose offers perhaps the most contemporary look of the granite, marble, sandstone and slate stone edges. A side view of full bullnose shows the shape of a half circle. The full bullnose is gentle on the body and has no edges to chip. It also tends to make granite counter tops or marble countertop, slate stone countertops look thinner. The Full Bullnose edge profile is the most popular & demanding all over the world.
full bullnose granite counter tops

Bevel Edge
Bevels are 45 degree cuts into the edge of the stone. The deeper the cut, the wider the bevel face is. If the natural stone has a tendency to chip, a bevel edge may chip more than a rounded edge will.

bevel edge granite counter tops
Ogee Edge
From the side, an ogee edge forms the shape of an "S". This is often the most elaborate edge treatment offered by fabricators. It's usually the most expensive as well. Ogee is used for a more traditional look.
ogee edge granite counter tops
Dupont Edge
Sometimes called "Bird's Beak", the Dupont edge looks like a demi bullnose with a notch at the top. On certain natural stones it may have more of a tendency to chip.
dupont edge granite counter tops
Triple Waterfall Edge and Laminated Edge
Very elaborate edge profiles can be made with special router bits like this Triple Waterfall. Real craftsman can create an unlimited array of edges by gluing together different profiles. These edges can make granite or marble counter top appear very thick throughout. Of all the granite countertops edges, this is the most expensive one.
laminated edge granite counter tops

Slate Stone & Sandstone Edge Profile : Basically there are three different edge finishes available for Indian slate stone, Indian sandstone and Indian Limestone which are as follows:

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Machine cut / Sawn Edges Slate Stone Tiles or Sandstone Slabs with machine cut / sawn edges are the commonly used types of edges. The fine edge finish simplifies the work of the fitter as these slabs or tiles fit perfectly. The machine cut / sawn edges slabs are subjected to a high speed rolling cutter blade to get a very smooth edge surface with a complementary (90°) angle at the vertices of the tiles/slabs. Also known as T profile.

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Hand cut / Hand chiseled / Hand dressed EdgesHand cut Natural Sandstone or Hand chiseled Natural Sandstone or Hand Dressed Natural Stone edges are best suited for exterior walls and pavements. This type of tiles is first cut into different sizes and then, the professional workers work upon it to achieve the smoothness. This edge finish is very much similar to “natural rock surface” finish and it is important to note that Hand cut Natural Stone or Hand chiseled Natural Stone or Hand Dressed Natural Stone edges makes good combination with natural surface finish of natural stones.

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Tumbled EdgesTumbled stones possess a rustic and time worn look. They bring in the beauty of the outdoor inside with their rustic look. Intricate patterns of these stones add extra touch of beauty, uniqueness and elegance to any interior. They are also used for exterior applications. A rich saga of colors, sizes and shapes are available to suit any individual's taste. Tumbled natural stones are durable and make beautiful and elegant non slip floors. These characteristics make them one of the widely used architectural stones. Tumbling can be given on Natural Surface Stones, Honed surface Stones, Half Honed Surface Stones, Polished Surface Stones and Antique Surface Stones. For softer looking we can tumble the edges of marble, limestone, slate stone, Tumbled Stones can be used for the massage to stimulate the meridians of the body and free the mind, it is ideal for decorative applications around ponds and landscaping areas, it can also be used in kitchen backsplashes, pathways and entryways, besides tumbled stones can be used in making beautiful floors and walls, Shower and tub surrounds, fireplaces, vanities, borders in bathrooms and custom tiles.

To conclude….different edge profiles require different amounts of time for cutting, shaping, and polishing, the more complex the stone edge = the more finishing time required and ultimately The Higher Price of natural stone.

Natural Stone Edges – Indian Granites, Indian Marble, Indian Slate Stone, Indian Sandstone, Quartzite Products are available in Eased Edge, Flat Edge, Half Bullnose, Demi Bullnose Edge, Full Bullnose Edge, Bevel Edge, Ogee Edge, Dupont Edge, Laminated Edge, Sawn Edges, Hand cut, Hand chiseled and Hand Dressed Edges, Tumbled Edges by Rajasthan Stone Exporter in Udaipur RAJASTHAN INDIA