At Pyrenees Quarries, mosaic artist Helen Bodycombe puts the finishing touches on the Care Leavers Memorial, designed and created by Helen, commissioned by the Victorian State Government as a tribute to the Forgotten Australians.
The Memorial, developed in collaboration with Castlemaine’s own Pyrenees Quarries, is a granite and Pyrenees slate sculpture. Helen can be contacted on 0413 278793, 03 54734453 or Helen@hbmosaics.com. Website: www.hbmosaics.com
Care Leavers Memorial of Pyrenees stone and polished Adelaide Black granite, in situ – located beside the Yarra River at Southbank, Melbourne
Tucked into the side of a gorge in the Central Victorian bush, this modern home takes full advantage of the views offered. Feature walls inside and out are made from Pyrenees pitch-faced blocks, with the stonework carried out by the stonemasons at Stone Scene Northumbria of Castlemaine. Contact Billy Elliott on 0419 880052
An inside view showing one of the Pyrenees pitch-faced block feature walls, with stonework carried out by Stone Scene Northumbria. Contact Billy Elliott on 0419 880052
At Pyrenees Quarries we can custom make most stone requirements. Here our apprentice stonemason, Ethan, carves the owner’s initials and year into a basalt key stone, to be used on an extension on a historic homestead.
Pyrenees selected building stone has been used to great effect with this garden feature wall to create a visually pleasing wind break and privacy barrier, Stone work by Jai of Art with Stone Phone 0400 196593.
This stretch of Rust slate flagstones blend with the natural bush setting of the property and ensure no more dust and no more mud is tramped inside – Stonework and paving by Jai of Art with Stone Phone 0400 196593.
An outside wall including pizza oven and fireplace have been constructed from Chooky selected building stone, with stonework by Jai Art with Stone, Phone 0400 196593
The cabinetry in this new kitchen has been crafted and installed by cabinet maker and wood craftsman, Gerard Bugden, of the The Woodshed Gallery, 21A Raglan Street, Daylesford. Phone 03 5348 4050. The Carrara marble benchtops were manufactured and installed by stonemasons at Pyrenees Quarries.
This kitchen will look superb when finished – this photo shows the unfinished cabinetry and Carrara marble benchtops, with tops by Pyrenees quarries and cabinets by Gerard Bugden of The Woodshed Gallery, Daylesford.
Sculptor and artist Darryl Young has created many sculptures to enhance his garden in the pretty goldfields town of Maldon. Here he has used Pyrenees feature stones to create this work. For landscaping sculptures, contact Darryl Young, phone 03 5475 1022
Another garden artwork with iron hoops on a Pyrenees stone bed, by Darryl Young
A seat made from a Pyrenees slab is tucked into a quiet corner of Darryl’s garden.
Pyrenees shards form a small group of standing stones each side of the pathway in Darryl’s garden
A bower-bird from way back, Darryl has used a piece of honed “Adelaide Black” granite as a seat insert in this antique cast iron frame which huddles into the lush growth.