The skilled hand of the architectural stonemason can be seen in everything from commercial buildings to spectacular places of worship likes mosques and cathedrals.
Architectural Stonemasonry could be for you if you like:
- Being creative
- Making things
- Using tools
- Working outdoors
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More about Architectural Stonemasonry
The architectural stonemason works with natural stone, from granite to marble, creating components, and carving and cutting letters on site. A high level of skill and patience is required to create beautiful stonework that will last for generations. Creativity, innovation, accuracy, and problem solving are the hallmarks of a master stonemason.
Recent medallists in Architectural Stonemasonry
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