The striking rock fireplace pictures featured here depict rugged stone hearths crafted from large blocks of
cut stones . . . as well as rounded river stones and
fieldstones in their natural shapes, such as shown in the design below.
The wide range of
stone types, as
well as the virtually limitless meth-
ods of cutting, assembling, and finishing the stone, ensure that no
two fireplaces will ever be the
The rock fireplace pictures that follow feature two entirely different looks. The relatively massive design pictured below, left -- from RJB Development -- is crafted from large blocks of cut stones that are roughly square and roughly rectangular in shape. Conversely, the design on the right is crafted from round river rocks and sports an arched firebox opening.
The following two designs also have contrasting looks. The fireplace on the left, below, is from Expedition
Log Homes and is crafted from rectangular stones that were precisely cut and carefully stacked to fit
nicely together. Conversely, the design on the right is made with stones of varying sizes and shapes that have
been fitted together like the pieces of a jigsaw puz-
The next two designs are from the talented individuals at Pearson Design Group. Rugged and rustic, yet cozy and quaint, they are crafted from large blocks of cut stone in roughly square and rectangular shapes of widely varying sizes.
Following is another fireplace design that is made from cut stones in rough-
ly square and rectangular shapes.
The beautifully crafted stone fireplace designs pictured below are made from
basalt, which gives them a lovely blue-grey color. Though a type of volcanic rock that is commonly found throughout the
world, it is not com-
monly used for fireplace surrounds.
The rock fireplace picture that follows depicts a large, but cozy, stone hearth in a mountain home by Custom Mountain Architects.
And finally, the striking fireplace de-
signs pictured at right and below look right at home in their rugged and rus-
tic outdoor settings!
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