“ Stone of the day, We search far and wide to bring you the most unusual treasures of the earth.  Selecting stone is the easy part, creating  a masterpiece is the challenge. Working with the best imaginations and talent in the industry is a wondrous journey. What do you see that I can become?”

Birch Stone Of The Day

The woods are lovely, dark and deep, But I have promises to keep, And miles to go before I sleep, And miles to go before I sleep. #robertfrost #poetlife #writerslife #couturestone #Hotrocks #marble #dawncarroll... read more

Sorrow is Knowledge – Lord Byron

Sorrow is Knowledge - Lord Byron #Lordbyron #Design #Overmyshoulder #writerslife #mentor Sorrow is knowledge, those that know the most must mourn the deepest, the tree of knowledge is not the tree of life. Lord Byron #Lordbyron #Design #Overmyshoulder #writerslife... read more

Mark Twain Carved in Stone- Petrified Wood

Mark Twain Carved in Stone- Petrified Wood #hotrocks #couturestone #dawncarroll #Marktwain #Lightening #thunder #stonedesign #Architecture #stoneoftheday #cumar Thunder is good, thunder is impressive; but it is lightning that does the work. Mark Twain Carved in stone- Petrified Wood #hotrocks #couturestone #dawncarroll #Marktwain #Lightening #thunder #stonedesign #Architecture #stoneoftheday... read more

The Story Book World of tone

The Story Book World of Stone #Stoneoftheday #stonedesign #Dawncarroll #storybook #hotrocks #couturestone #carvedinstone #cumar The story book world of stone – A tropical sunrise or sunset? The purple shadows remind me of a summer night and I can’t wait to wrap a master suite in this majestic stone #Stoneoftheday #stonedesign #Dawncarroll #storybook #hotrocks #couturestone #carvedinstone... read more

Nicola Tesla Stone

Stone of the Day "Nicola Tesla" #stoneoftheday #hotrocks #couturestone#designingthenextgeneration “In a crystal we have clear evidence of the existence of a formative life principle, and though we cannot understand the life of a crystal, it is nontheless a living being.” – Nicola Tesla #hotrocks #couturestone #mentor... read more

Majestic Dancer Morleigh Steinberg

She moves in mysterious ways ‪#‎Hotrocks‬ ‪#‎couture stone‬‪#‎morleighsteinberg‬ ‪#‎Mysteriousways‬ ‪ Stone of the day ..reminds me of majestic dancer Morleigh Steinberg- Music Mentoring & design: She moves in mysterious ways ‪#‎Hotrocks‬ ‪#‎couture stone‬‪#‎morleighsteinberg‬ ‪#‎Mysteriousways‬ ‪#‎U2‬... read more

Seaside Magic

Seaside Magic…. #hotrocks #couturestone #Antolini #mentor Seaside magic…. about to frame a stunning fireplace with exquisite shells- what do you see that I can become? #hotrocks #couturestone #Antolini... read more

Love my Rocks!

It's no secret I love my Rocks #stoneoftheday #hotrocks #couturestone It’s no secret I love my rocks.. sometimes I just stare at these pieces and wonder …. what happened a couple million years ago that produced this amazing piece of art? #hotrocks #couturestone... read more

Green Fire Purple Smoke

Green Fire Purple Smoke #Hotrocks #couturestone #Ericroseff #rockstar Designer Eric Roseff is a true Rock Star and it’s always a passionate journey working with him on his projects. He adores being one of the first to see something unusual emerging from the earth and what we collaborate on is always dazzling! This floor to ceiling masterpiece would not be possible without my amazing team at Cumar Marble and Granite #Hotrocks #couturestone #Ericroseff... read more

Holiday Stone

Holiday Stone of the Day #hotrocks #couturestone #homefortheholidays #neimanmarcus Home for the Holidays with designer Paula Daher who approached me with a design vision- my team at Cumar Marble and Granite and I could not wait to create this elegant carved fireplace that was on display at Neiman Marcus for several months #hotrocks #couturestone #homefortheholidays... read more

“Seasons of Wither”

“Seasons of Wither” #Hotrocks #Couturestone #Steventyler #Seasonsofwither #getyourwings The rock band Aerosmith has followed me most of my life and their song “Seasons of Wither” is one of my absolute favorites. Steven Tyler ( lead singer) said the song was inspired by the Massachusetts winter landscape. This stone of the day reminded me of both. #Hotrocks #Couturestone #Steventyler #Seasonsofwither... read more

Stone Corner of the day

Stone Corner Of The Day #hotrocks #couturestone #thebest #foreigner #feelslikethefirst Everything you have always wanted to know about stone can be found inside the walls of Cumar Marble and Granite. Stone is mysterious and our craftsman unlock the secrets and create gems for the home. Collaborating with the top design talent is a dream come true for me- Every project is a unique learning experience. The band Foreigner had a big hit a few years back “Feels Like the First Time” After thousands of projects and 20 years int eh business, working with a new stone can feel like the very first time! My team carved this corner detail with perfection ! Cold hard facts.. I work with the best! #hotrocks #couturestone #thebest #foreigner... read more

Stone Of The Day “Fusion”

Stone Of The Day "Fusion" #stoneoftheday #hotrocks #couturestone October Skies- it is always fascinating to watch the seasons tangle and bicker high in the sky! The breathtaking result is a colorful extravaganza – This natural quartzite remind me of this atmospheric adventure . So long Summer breeze hello Mr.Cool and Crisp! What do you see that I can become? #hotrocks #couturestone... read more

Spider-Man

Spider-Man #stoneoftheday #hotrocks #couturestone Today, New England saw the first flakes of snow. October is early for this frosty behavior & it can be a bitter sweet moment for us still craving hot sun! Watching the vibrant colors of foliage drain from the playful shades of green… I am reminded that winter provokes a whole new different color pallet; shades of Copper, mahogany, alabaster, bronze & burgundy dance outside my window… This incredible stone reminds me of the whistling wind tossing the late fall colors around today as the earth hibernates for the next few months. What do you see that I Can become? #Hotrocks #couturestone #firstflakesofsnow... read more

Black and white

Black and White #stoneoftheday #hotrocks #couturestone Mind-blowing pattern in this muscular stone- there is a raw power that is mesmerizing! I wish the picture could tell the entire story- the cabernet shadows that frame the white whips- the patina green that timidly emerges and disappears into he midnight black. What do you see that I can become? #hotrocks #couturestone #blackandwhite #dreamlike... read more

Frozen

Frozen #stoneoftheday #hotrocks #couturestone Frozen in time these little jeweled berries are more pronounced because I brushed the stone slabs and created a texture… the softer parts of the stone fade and allow the star of the show to enjoy the spotlight! What do you seethat I can... read more

Stone Of The Day Iron Green

Stone Of The Day Iron Green #stoneoftheday #hotrocks #couturestone I have fallen in love with this new stone- It is an adventure looking to be part of a daring design & is something new and exciting. What do you see that I can become ? #hotrocks... read more

#hotrocks #couturestone