To ensure the longevity of your coloured pieces, it is advisable to avoid exposing them to direct sunlight, unless they are made from natural stone. If you intend to use outdoor decor, we recommend opting for soapstone specifically designed for that purpose such as natural or Kiln fired stone, the porous nature of the stone is sealed, rendering the piece impermeable. This precaution will help preserve the colour and quality of your items, allowing you to enjoy them for an extended period of time.
Maintaining the cleanliness of your items is simple and easy. To remove dust, gently wipe the surface with a soft, dry cloth. For added care, you can apply clean beeswax, followed by using another dry cloth to buff the item to a lustrous shine. This straightforward cleaning method will help keep your pieces in pristine condition, ensuring their longevity and beauty for years to come.
Avoid using newspaper to wrap soapstone pieces, as newspaper contains acids that can potentially damage the stone's surface. To ensure proper protection, opt for acid-free paper, cloth, or clear newsprint when wrapping your soapstone items. These alternatives will safeguard the stone's integrity and prevent any undesired effects caused by acidic materials.id using newspaper to wrap pieces, as newspaper contains acids that will mar soapstone. Instead, choose acid-free paper, cloth or clear newsprint.