This is a natural , non-metallic mineral constituted of 96-99% Silicon Dioxide (SiO2) found in micro-crystal form.
The stone blocks weighing from 5 to 40 kilos each, are cut down with diamond-edged circular saws.
The excavation of the whetstone because of the rarity and the weakness of automatism, it is done as the old days with manually-operated tools.
In only one part of the world, Arkansas USA, you will find a similar mineral that bares the name Novaculite and has the same chemical composition.
The Official Name Of The Product Is Sharpening Stone but it is also known as water stone or a whetstone. It is a natural , non metallic mineral constituted of 96-99% Silicon Dioxide that it is found in micro-crystal form in the Mountains Of Elouda. It is only found there under layers of sediment material made from the ancient remains of marine life. Under parallel layers of the water stone that is usually completely white or light grey in colour, we excavate and then treat the known abrasive material, the whetstone.
Non metallic mineral constituted of 96-99% Silicon Dioxide (SiO2).
Layers range in thickness from 2 to 15 centimeters.
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Sharpening Stone Small Size
The only original, ancient, Minoan sharpening stone originated from Crete.
100% natural sharpening stone
Best finishing sharpening whetstone, 6000-8000 grit
Easy to use with oil or water
10cm x 4cm x 1.5cm - 150gr