About Jerusalem stone


Many centuries ago, long before the founding of Jerusalem, on this earth has come to sacrifice to the patriarch Abraham and his son Isaac.

Here, a few centuries later, King David established his capital. King Solomon built the temple in Jerusalem, where he preached the Old Testament prophets. In the temple of Jerusalem was brought to the baby Jesus.

On the ground in Jerusalem, on Mount Calvary, Christ cruelly crucified. Then he overcame death and risen from the grave, appeared to the disciples in order to convince them of the truth of his resurrection. These events profoundly changed the history of mankind took place in Jerusalem. Here began preaching the Gospel throughout the world.

Jerusalem is attractive not only the biblical past. Amazing city, which was built thousands of years, is famous for its unique architecture. If you go up into the sky over Jerusalem, then it seems the height of woven light. The secret of this light - the material from which he created the entire ensemble of structures. This building material - a kind of limestone, which is mined in Israel and Palestine. And the name of him - Jerusalem stone.

 

This type of stone found only in the vicinity of Jerusalem called - Jerusalem limestone - a very rare species. Created by nature, born in the holy places - it has a positive energy and has a centuries-old strength. Do not even touch it, you can feel the warmth of the sun, which it emits. In Jerusalem, the eponymous stone is still the main decoration and building materials. Quite simply, in this good rich deposits. And the high quality of the stone due to special technology of production without blasting. But, not one of Jerusalem amuse, because fame - a thing with wings! About amazing properties and refinement Jerusalem stone the whole world knows!

The strength and durability of Jerusalem stone is not in doubt. Indeed, in a building of Jerusalem for thousands of years. Moreover, the time for this stone is not a bad thing, but a plus. The material does not lose its looks and noble.

Due to impurities of rocks, stone has different colors and shades. The color palette of the Jerusalem stone depends on the predominant color in the overall spectrum. Primary colors: cream, yellow, gray and white. These options make it easy to create a contrast, to define background, which elegantly emphasize the dignity of the environment.

Stone structure is heterogeneous in composition, and this gives it a special charm. Thin streaks of black network, which gradually turns into steel and smoothly gets dark cherry color, looks interesting. Inclusions of hematite, and the remaining traces of fossils are formed in a unique pattern.

The texture of the Jerusalem stone has a number of features of various sizes by the size of the grains.

Large slabs of Jerusalem stone used as a building material, debris are less to manufacture tiles, and very small pieces - a mosaic.

Characteristics of Jerusalem stone:

Jerusalem stone brings to your home the warmth and elegance.

Jerusalem stone for centuries always in fashion.

Jerusalem stone brings to your home a sense of connection with nature and tradition.

Jerusalem stone enriches interiors and facades of buildings and improve the design of any room, any souvenir.

Jerusalem stone blends perfectly with other materials such as wood, ceramics, metal, glass and other, enhancing and complementing them.

Variety of colors and surface treatment of the Jerusalem stone can be used an infinite number of combinations to implement the most unusual design projects.

Durability and strength of the Jerusalem stone has been tested many times in practice for the last 3000 years. Natural external influence only ennobles its view.

Jerusalem stone retains heat well - keep warm in cool weather and pleasant coolness on hot days.

The main shrine, which is used in the construction of the Jerusalem stone:

- Church of the Holy Sepulchre - the main shrine of the Christians, made of limestone, known as the Jerusalem stone.

- Church of Sts. Mary Magdalene in Gethsemane in Jerusalem.

- The entire city of Jerusalem built of Jerusalem stone.

- The Wailing Wall (Western Wall of the Temple, Wailing Maaravi)

- Al Aqsa Mosque.