Pietra Del Cardoso, also known as Pietra Cardosa, is sometimes confused with a soapstone. Pietra Cardosa is not a soapstone. Many clients ask for Pietra del Cardoso looking to achieve a similar look of the soapstone. We are happy to offer clients this natural stone in addition to the soapstone varieties we carry.
Pietra del Cardoso is a deep-blue grey stone , mined in the Apuan Alps, just miles from the Leaning Tower Of Pisa, in Tuscany. It is a metamorphic rock. Due to its mineral composition, the Pietra del Cardoso has a notable compactness and toughness. It has great physic-mechanic resistance to attrition, electric power as well as great resistance to the damaging action of atmospheric elements.