Finnish natural stone is well known for its high quality and usage durability. It has an extremely long lifespan which makes it great construction material for facades. Natural stone is eco-friendly and it leaves a lower carbon footprint compared with other building materials.
Famous from Kuru
Finnish granite is well known in the world for its high quality and usage durability. Kovakivi's Kuru Grey, Kuru Redbrown and Kuru Black are suitable for both indoor and outdoor use. Kuru Grey is quarried from two places, Kuru Niemikylä and Tampere Kapee village. Differences in stone varieties are utilized by custom surface treatment.
Kovakivi also refines and delivers most of Finnish stone varieties.
Kuru Grey Granite is quarried in the north side of Tampere, in areas of Kuru and Kapee. It is a famous stone as it has been in production for over a century.
Fine-grained, unoriented and equally granual, generally grey-coloured granite. For all indoor and outdoor uses.
Kapee Quarry, Tampere
Kulhanvuorentie 98, 34260 Terälahti
Niemikylä Quarry, Ylöjärvi
Hirvilahdentie 158, 34300 Kuru
Kuru Redbrown Granite is quarried in the north side of Tampere, in the area of Parkkuu. The stone has solidified its positions as a construction and environmental stone in Finland, Sweden and Denmark. The stone has been in production since 1970s.
Fine-grained, slightly oriented, generally thick redbrown granite. For all indoor and outdoor uses.
Parkkuu Quarry, Ylöjärvi
Parkkuuntie 327, 34320 Parkkuu
Kuru Black Diorite is quarried in the north side of Tampere, near the Murolee Canal. The stone has solidified its positions as a construction and environmental stone in Finland. The stone has been in production since 1970s.
Stone is grayish black and there are white stripes that brighten the texture. Fine-grained and unoriented. For all indoor and outdoor uses.
Lehmusjärvi Quarry, Ylöjärvi
Lehmustie 409, 34300 Kuru
Balmoral Red CG
Medium-grained, non-oriented and even-grained granite, with a general red to intense color, and stone shades and patterns vary slightly between quarries. All indoor and outdoor applications.
Balmoral Red FG
Vehmaan Red is suitable for indoor and outdoor use: it is especially used for making monuments and as a building stone for high-quality facades, flooring and interior wall cladding.
Coarse-grained, non-oriented, dark green granite of general color, characterized by the appearance of single, large, round-calcareous feldspar crystals 20 to 50 mm in diameter.
Coarse-grained, non-oriented, brownish-colored viborghite granite, characterized by the appearance of single large, round crystalline feldspar crystals 15 to 50 mm in diameter, surrounded by a greenish plagioclase ring, with a slight variation in color and appearance.
Medium to coarse grained, oriented and vividly shaped migmatite with red and black predominant colors. For all indoor and outdoor applications, especially table tops, worktops and interiors.
Medium grained, non-oriented uniform black gabro. Suitable for all indoor and outdoor applications. Low color variation, good weather resistance, good abrasion resistance.