Advice 1: How to cover with varnish wild stone

Wild stone can be protected with varnishes based on acrylic. Some of them are able to provide the effect of "wet stone". In addition to paints there are tools that create a durable high-quality coating of the finishing material.
Wild stone can be coated semi-Matt acrylic varnish
Wild stone is a practical finishing material. It is inexpensive, has a presentable appearance, its surface is easy to clean. With natural stone you can decorate both the internal and external walls of the house. If the material of varnish, it will look more impressive: his face will become much clearer and the color brighter.

How to make the effect of "wet stone"

Finish basement and facade will be more attractive and interesting, if wild stone capping tool that provides the effect of "wet" surface. This property has a lacquer "Olympus". It is made based on acrylic and gives a translucent semi gloss. Lacquer can be used for internal and external decoration: it increases the frost resistance and water resistance finishing of stone, fills the smallest pores of its structure, thus preventing the accumulation of dirt. Olymp non-toxic, has antibacterial properties (prevents the development of mold and mildew), has a sharp odor.

Before applying a covering composition to prepare the surface finishing material. If dick stone has inclusions of lime, cement, plaster, to remove them it is recommended to use a wash by the same manufacturer: OLIMP. The tool is called "efflorescence Remover". After cleaning, you can begin applying nail Polish. You can work at the temperature not below +10C. The drying time of the coating is not more than 1 hour. Stone processing can be done with a brush or roller.

What a lucky cover wild stone

For interior decoration you can use a matte acrylic varnish "Tikkurila". To obtain different shades it is possible to add color. Cover finishing material you want as long as the varnish will not cease to absorb. It is best to spray it with an airbrush: the coating is uniform, fills the smallest pores. After 24 hours the varnish is dry, but if it was added color, a layer can easily acarapisosis.

To get a durable coating which cannot be damaged by sharp objects, you can use colorless, fast drying enamel for cars. It comes in the form of a spray, which is very convenient for stone processing. This treatment option natural stone suitable for external works. The enamel has a water repellent, durable and strong.

Instead of paint products you can use the treatment "on the basis of 2S". This product deeply penetrates the stone and is polymerized in the pores which provides good protection against moisture and abrasion. Surface covered with "Litorina 2C" not dark, not peeled. In addition to natural stone impregnation protects and strengthens the joints.

Advice 2: How to make wild stone

Wild stone is well suited for exterior and interior finishing of country houses. Room, when decorated with this material, acquire a unique identity. Cost of artificial stone in stores is quite high, but it can be made at home.
How to make wild stone
Start with casting. To do this, pick an appropriate sample. Fabricate the formwork for pouring of the plastic panels. It should be wider and higher edges of the sample for 1 centimeter. Cut the walls and bottom of the formwork glue. You can also use to fill any size plastic container, for example, from under the ice.
Prepare a soapy solution. To do this, dissolve in a small bowl with warm water and two drops of dishwashing detergent. If the sample you are using gypsum, cover it with three layers of varnish or lacquer. After which the specimen and the formwork liberally lubricate with grease. Put the stone into the mold and start casting.
Carefully cut off the spout of the container filled with universal, transparent silicone. Squeeze the silicone into the form. If you use more than one cylinders, utrambovyvaya silicone with the help of the prepared soap solution. To do this, dip the brush and soak the silicone, and then tamp it.
At the end of the fill, take a spatula wetted with soapy water and level the surface. Leave the sample to dry. After the silicone dries, dismantle the formwork and remove the resulting form. Wash it in soapy water.
Start casting stone cement. To do this, measure one part sand and three parts cement. To give the stone a certain color use dyes for concrete. The number should be 3% of the total weight of the cement. The dye accumulated in the syringe, mix with sand, then add cement and stir. Add water until the consistency of thick cream. Pour half of the mold with cement mortar and tamp.
Using a spatula, made of rammed cement bumpers at the edges of the shape. Cut a piece of painting in the grid so that it was less the outline of the shape, and cover them bottom. Then take a small amount of cement mixture without dye, put it into the form and tamp again. Close the form fluted glass.
After 12 hours, remove the stone from the mold. To the final stage it will be ready in just a few days after the cement will gain strength. Cover wild stone with one coat of varnish, and then can use it for decoration.
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Advice 3: How is a transparent stone

Transparent stones in nature are much rarer than opaque or partially transparent. There are colored and colorless transparent stones. The most popular clear, colorless stone is a diamond.


The chemical composition of this mineral is one of the simplest, as it consists of pure carbon with impurities of oxides of calcium, magnesium and iron. The question about the origin of this transparent and solid mineral scientists to a common opinion have not come. The most common hypothesis that the mineral formed from cooling of mantle silicates in the earth's crust, and the surface was through a series of underground explosions. In nature diamonds are inclusions in olivines, serpentine and graphites. As a result of destruction of volcanic rocks often diamonds are entering the river and sea pebble gravels.

The diamond's unique characteristics and structure, and it is impossible to find two identical stones. Determine the fake and find out the diamond is the stone or rock crystal, is quite simple, if the stone is not in the frame. If you look at the sun through a faceted diamond, you see only a bright dot, and the imitators miss the light completely.


Very wear-resistant and high purity stone, one of the varieties of beryl blue or greenish-blue shade is called aquamarine. The value of aquamarine determines the intensity and purity of color of the stone. The most valuable and rare aquamarine - deep blue or sea green, and the greenish crystals are valued much less.

The cheapest and widespread imitation of aquamarine is a blue spinel, but to distinguish a fake is not difficult, because it has spherical air bubbles. And artificial blue spinel colored by cobalt, and consequently, in the color filter is red.


Often confused with aquamarine Topaz - they are of similar color and inclusions. But Topaz aquamarine characteristic inclusions that resemble chrysanthemum white, does not happen. Glitter and play of the facets of the Topaz is much stronger compared to the aquamarine.

Colors of Topaz is very high. It has tea, light yellow, bluish, pinkish shades, and under heating and from radiation treatment becomes more saturated colors. The most rare and expensive varieties is a natural Topaz, red and pink shades.


The most expensive and precious transparent stone in the world is ruby. Perfect rubies of large size in nature is rare, so they cost more diamonds. But in the market there are a lot of synthetic rubies grown by different methods. To distinguish without special equipment synthetics from real stone it is practically impossible, but enough to know that a large and clean rubies are rare and most often are not offered for sale in the ordinary jewelry stores.
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