Cobblestone Paving

Cobblestone Original Pavement Material

Cobble stones were the first and original type of pavers that were used a few centuries ago for public roads and pathways. The origin of this type of pavement material was a long process in which the cobble stones were removed from along riverbanks.  The modern era of cobble stones are a different process from its origins. They are actually produced from natural stones where they are cut and shaped from sandstone, limestone and granite. This modern process is a less time consuming process with the advantage of cobble stone pavers being less expensive then original cobble stone pavers.

Twist Of Old World Charm

The decorative appeal of cobblestone paving designs is enriched with a twist of old world charm, characterizes and natural beauty. This is one of the main reasons as to why they are as popular in modern landscaped settings as they are so diverse for any type of landscape setting decor, whether it’s a modern, contemporary or traditional presentation. 

Natural Capabilities And Resistances

Cobble stone paving applications are often used for various residential, community and commercial pavement applications. The great aspects of using cobble stone pavers is they have natural beauty and elegance about them as they are produced from natural stones, they have superior durability attributes, they are long lasting as they also possess natural capabilities and resistance values. As for the decorative appearance, there are many paving designs and patterns that can be achieved to suit personal decor requirements.

For commercial and community paving applications, cobble stone pavers are more commonly featured on pathways, pedestrian cross roads, sidewalks and walkways. The durability and long lasting performance is outstanding, as there are still original cobblestone pavements throughout Europe that have withstood the test of time.

Cobblestone Paving For Residential Applications

Cobble stone pavers are a great landscaping pavement product for residential purposes. They are durable, they have tremendous strength, they are slip resistant, and they are versatile as they can be featured in any external area. The following are some of the more common external areas where cobblestone pavers can be featured for their functional values as well as their decorative appearance: 

  • Driveways
  • Walkways
  • Pathways
  • Sidewalks
  • Pool Areas
  • Courtyard
  • Verandas
  • Patio

Cobble stone paving applications will create a paved area that is filled with natural beauty, with additional character and ambiance to the overall landscape setting.

Cobble Stone Edging

Cobble stone pavers are so versatile that they can also be featured as garden edging for residential garden settings. This type of paver will add contour and shape the garden to have standout decorative appeal. There is a wide variety of cobble stone pavers designs and shapes that can be specifically featured as garden edging. Cobble stone pavers are also beneficial to use as garden edging as they can eliminate soil erosion as they act as a barrier to avoid water run offs.

Cobble Stone Design Ceramic Tiles

With modern technologies and advances, there are also cobblestone ceramic tiles that can be used for indoor flooring applications.  Cobblestone ceramic tiles are available in a multitude of designs, patterns, shapes, sizes and textures that will complement the internal presentation with a touch of old world charm and elegance.  

Cobble Stone Paving Patterns

Cobble stone paving patterns and designs can be a basic and simple laying pattern to a more elaborate and unusual presentation. The following are some of the more common types of paving designs and patterns to choose from:

  • Running Bond{ half pattern}
  • Running Bond {one third pattern }
  • Stack Bond
  • Basket Weave
  • Herringbone { 90 degree angle}
  • Herringbone {45 degree angle }
  • Circular Pattern
  • Irregular Pattern

When it comes to choosing the cobblestone paving design, select the appropriate paver shape which will enable the laying pattern to be more affective.