Quarried from central China’s hot valleys, Amande Limestone has been slow-baked for hundreds of millions of years. The stone’s warm color range and soft texture make it very popular in sunny climates. Being high density, it’s much harder than common limestone, so is widely used for veneer, stair blocks and pavers. As it’s cooler underfoot than sandstone or granite, Amande Limestone is ideal for pool decks and where contact with hot stone is uncomfortable.


Its distinctive, yet varied coloring ranges from light caramel, to darker caramel and gray tones. Small black fossils sometimes create subtle, yet interesting natural variations in cross-sections. The stone’s most popular finishes are point stalk and adze.

Recommended Uses

Pavers, veneer, stair blocks, quoins, coping/caps, curbs, sills/lintels, carved objects, columns, sinks/tubs, slabs, cobblestones


Amande Limestone can be installed in any standard setting technique - mortar or thinnest on slab or by sand setting.

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Min thickness 0.75" / 20mm
Min thickness 0.75" / 20mm
Bush Hammer
Min Thickness 1.5"/ 38mm
Fine Adze
Min thickness 1.5" / 38mm
Coarse Adze
Min thickness 2" / 50mm
4 Point Stalk
Min Thickness 1.25" / 30mm
2 Point Stalk
Min thickness 1.25" / 30mm
Min thickness 2" / 50mm
Min thickness 3" / 75mm
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Amande Limestone
Amande Limestone
Amande Limestone
Amande Limestone
Amande Limestone
Amande Limestone
Amande Limestone

Material Specifications and Technical Data

Get access to material specifications and ASTM technical data for Amande Limestone by viewing the tables below or downloading the brochure.




As you'd expect in a natural product, stone does vary in colour and texture, even in the same quarry block. That's what makes stone so unique.
We recommend using the images on our website to initially chose the colour, texture and look you prefer, then talk to us to see our current samples. Mockups are also a great option before making your final decision. We strive to provide a product of the highest quality, but please remember it's stone, not paint. The colour and texture of the next layer in the quarry was defined millions of years ago.

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