Carl Picard Natursteinwerk

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architecture

Great architecture is both timeless and enduring and Schweinstaler sandstone precisely conveys such permanence ...

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restoration

The 95 percent quartz content of Schweinstaler sandstone makes it a material of exceptional durability that has been used for hundreds of years ...

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gardening and landscaping

Schweinstaler sandstone is hard-wearing with an attractive surface that is welcoming to the touch, yet still blends harmoniously ...

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news and events

2017 Events

An overview of all events planned for this year. Please take a look...

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Start'17 on January 29, 2017

Annual new year's reception together with the Sculpture Network?

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Treasure Hunt in Schweinstal

Treasure has been hidden amongst the rock in Schweinstal, yet the real fun is in finding it!

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sandstone

quarry

For most people a quarry is an unknown, intriguing world ...

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quartz sandstone

The Karlstal rock course predominately consists of medium grained sandstone with a colour spectrum ...

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building ecology

The coloured sandstone from our quarry is a material of high quality and durability, is environmentally friendly ...

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about us

who we are

Our sandstone is extracted from our own quarry near Kaiserslautern, Germany, and then processed within our stone workshop …

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history

The history of the Picard company started in Remscheid in1896 when the brothers Carl and Gustav Picard began …

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culture

Both the valley of Schweinstal and our quarry exude a sense of natural splendour …

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