Catlinite – Pipestone Blocks
Catlinite, or Pipestone is a natural stone located in mines in the central part of the United States. It attains a deep reddish color after you polish it. Native Americans use this stone to make pipes, beads and other carved items.
The Catlinite stones we offer vary from 1″ – 1.75″ thick. You will find it easy to carve. You can use standard woodworking tools, including knives and files.
We offer 4 sizes:
- 2″ x 3″
- 3″ x 4″
- 4″ x 5″
- 5″ x 6″
Please check the stones carefully before you start carving. Breakage due to faults in the stone happen, and are not our responsibility. We will accept returns of uncarved blocks.
We also offer ready to use Catlinite Pipes.
Read more about the History of Catlinite!
remove limited quantity note
We currently have some thicker 5″ x 6″ and 4″ x 5″ pieces available in limited quantities. Some are 2″ thick and some are 2.5″ thick. removed 4-15-20