Coldspring | Custom Stone
  • 17482 Granite West Rd.
    Cold Spring, MN 56320-4578
  • Toll Free: 800-328-5040
    Phone: 320-685-3621
    Fax: 320-685-8490

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OVERVIEW

Beginning in 1898 with a single quarry and a hardworking stonecutter, Coldspring has become one of the largest natural stone manufacturers serving commercial, landscaping, memorialization and residential customers.

Many still know us as a granite company, even though we have been much more than a granite company for a long time. Our expertise also includes the manufacturing and distribution of bronze memorials and signage, diamond tools, cemetery building consulting and construction services, and other materials including marble, limestone, sandstone and composites for specialized applications.

Coldspring continues to thrive through creativity, diligence and determination. Motivated by our customers’ success, we continue to embrace and develop technology, create new products for the marketplace and foster a business culture that supports industry-leading sustainability practices.

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  • Building Materials
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    Granite image Find a broad palette of granite colors, cuts and finishes to meet your needs, along with an experienced and responsive team of specialists ready to assist you from start to finish. Our extensive extraction, fabrication and distribution capabilities is backed up by an unmatched sales, estimating, drafting and project management staff.

    Just like every project requires something a little different, every piece of granite has its own characteristics — and we welcome your visit to one of our various quarries to ensure you find exactly what you’re looking for. Because we own and operate our quarries, we control the source, so we can meet demanding delivery schedules, provide large and unique pieces of stone, and match colors on projects that were fabricated and installed decades ago.
    • Heat-, scratch- and stain-resistant
    • Available in a wide range of colors
    • Available in a variety of finish options including customized options
    • Low lifecycle costs due to durability and low maintenance
    • Green building material with an enduring life cycle
    PDF Granite e-Catalog Specs for Granite
    Kasota Valley Limestone image This dolomitic stone is stronger and less porous than commonly used oolitic limestone, making it an ideal material for building facades, site work and other structures that must withstand the elements. Superior abrasion-resistance also makes Kasota Valley Limestone suitable for a wide range of interior and exterior applications.

    You can specify Kasota Valley Limestone in different color tones, color blends, cuts and finishes, allowing you to meet the functional and aesthetic requirements of almost any building or landscape project.
    PDF Kasota Valley Limestone e-Catalog Specs for Kasota Valley Limestone
    Sandstone image A very versatile material, sandstone resists weathering and has a high absorption rate and low compression strength, making it suitable for a variety of building and paving applications. Generally, the stone has a uniform, aesthetically pleasing appearance and is somewhat soft, making it particularly well-suited for textured finishes. Brownstone is a popular variety of sandstone.
    • Available in earthy tones
    • Maintains appearance over time
    PDF Sandstone e-Catalog Specs for Sandstone
    Bronze image Add the perfect finishing touch to your building and landscape projects with intricately detailed bronze plaques and signs from Coldspring. These display provide a distinctive way to wayfind, identify, honor or dedicate. Bronze signage can be used by any group or organization. Some of the more common uses include: identifying street names, buildings and other geographical locations and landmarks, honoring individuals, recognizing achievements and dedicating things such as building and park projects.
    PDF Bronze e-Catalog Specs for Bronze
    Stone Finishes image Creating a lasting impression Coldspring is on the cutting edge of natural stone finishes. For decades, we have been developing and fine-tuning a variety of standard and proprietary finishes. Our comprehensive suite of standard finishes — from the glossy, highly reflective Polish to the rough-hewn textures of our Diamond® series, to the smooth surface that Hone generates on limestone — is where you’ll discover a finish that perfectly conveys the inspiration behind your design. For custom finishes, our craftsmen welcome the opportunity to meet the most demanding design requirements. In fact, some of our most difficult custom challenges have evolved into some of our standard finishes, where we’ve fashioned subtle variations in color, tone and texture to enhance the beauty of the stone.
    PDF Stone Finishes e-Catalog Specs for Stone Finishes
    Graphical Elements image Coldspring offers a full line of graphical elements that not only defines your design in stone, but distinguishes it in detail. From carving, etching and sandblasting to lettering and leafing, to inlays of bronze, metal and stone, our artists work with you to apply a breadth of graphical elements - or create custom applications - to meet the specifics of your design.
    PDF Graphical Elements e-Catalog Specs for Graphical Elements
    Industrial Products image Coldspring is one of the leading suppliers of custom granite parts for new and existing pickling operations, including brick-lined tanks, helping to ensure high levels of reliability and longevity. We also offer high-quality, acid-resistant mastic for establishing durable, reliable and extremely tight granite-to-granite seals.

    Coldspring Rockville Beige and Lac Du Bonnet® granites possess superior resistance to temperature extremes, acid corrosion and abrasion, making them highly effective lining material for new pickling tank construction, as well as for custom-fabricating a variety of replacement pieces for both granite and brick-lined tanks.

    We leverage both Building Information Modeling (BIM) and precision production capabilities to provide exceptionally tight fits, while also producing duplicate parts as a repetitive process rather than individually by hand. Simply provide the dimensions and piece identification and we’ll take care of the rest. Throughout the design process, our drafters will leverage BIM to offer time-saving suggestions, guarantee design efficiency and optimize quality of construction.
    PDF Industrial Products e-Catalog Specs for Industrial Products
    Truncated Dome Pavers image Truncated Dome Pavers are designed to act as a stop sign and to alert pedestrians who are blind or visually impaired to the presence of intersections between hazardous vehicular and pedestrian routes. Granite pavers are ideally suited for extreme conditions, as they resist wear, deterioration and weathering, while maintaining their natural beauty and finish indefinitely.

    Available Colors: Academy Black®, Carnelian®, Iridian®, Lake Superior Green®, Mesabi Black®, Rockville White®, and Sierra White™
    PDF Truncated Dome Pavers e-Catalog Specs for Truncated Dome Pavers
  • Residential
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    Residential image Whether it is granite, limestone, soapstone, marble, quartz or onyx, all natural stone adds elegance and personality to any home design. Natural stone’s endless array of varieties, patterns and colors provides an excellent way for homeowners to express their sense of style. Superior durability also makes stone a practical choice for kitchens and other areas of the home.
    PDF Residential e-Catalog Specs for Residential
    Countertop Centers image With more than a century of experience and backed by one of North America’s largest quarriers of natural stone, Coldspring offers a proven, turnkey experience for managing all phases of custom home projects incorporating natural stone. We will personally and expertly handle your project from concept through completion, without subcontracting any of the stonework. This not only streamlines the process, but ensures the end result perfectly matches your original vision.

    Coldspring Countertop Centers serve the following cities:
    PDF Countertop Centers e-Catalog Specs for Countertop Centers
    Residential Product Portfolio image Bathroom Applications:
    Natural stone has been a classic and timeless material that many homeowners have chosen for bathroom countertops, flooring, showers and other applications creating a design of quality, luxury and richness.

    Kitchen Applications:
    Next to diamonds, there is nothing harder than granite. It is not affected by extremes in temperature and under normal conditions, granite resists etching by knives, household acids and kitchenware.

    Landscape Application:
    PDF Residential Product Portfolio e-Catalog Specs for Residential Product Portfolio
  • Memorial
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    Bronze Memorials image Our memorials complement the beauty of polished, engraved and sculpted bronze with the natural colors and patterns of granite. Our skilled craftsmanship is exceeded only by personal attention given to every detail of each bronze memorial’s manufacture.
    PDF Bronze Memorials e-Catalog Specs for Bronze Memorials
    Granite Memorials image Create enduring tributes to your clients’ loved ones with the distinctive beauty and timeless quality of granite. Every granite memorial is slightly unique in tone, texture and color, symbolizing the uniqueness of every individual you’re helping your clients remember. Coldspring offers 730 contour and carving designs on 100 granite colors and a vast array of products from 30 active quarries — by far the industry’s broadest and deepest selection.

    You’ll find something for every taste, preference and budget, all designed to the highest of specifications for quality and craftsmanship. Our skilled stone artisans carve and sketch directly onto the granite surface, with portraits and emblems that may be affixed to further personalize the memorial.
    PDF Granite Memorials e-Catalog Specs for Granite Memorials
    Cremation Memorials image Coldspring offers the broadest range of possibilities for helping your business capitalize on the popularity of cremation. In addition to meeting needs and budgets of the families you serve, our cremation memorial solutions are designed to make the smartest possible use of your available space — and let you offer something for every client taste and budget.
    PDF Cremation Memorials e-Catalog Specs for Cremation Memorials
    Plaques & Signs image We offer a variety of arresting plaque and sign designs. We combine molten bronze with specialized technology to incorporate original photography, resulting in intricately detailed plaques or signs that are as unique as the people or places you are recognizing.

    Coldspring bronze bas reliefs will add new depth and perspective to your plaque or sign. Our in-house artists can create custom design for your project, or your bas relief can be created from existing photography.
    PDF Plaques & Signs e-Catalog Specs for Plaques & Signs
    Private Estates image Private Estates® celebrate family and individual legacies in a beautiful and highly dignified manner, creating a special intimacy that allows family members to reflect on cherished moments in an enclosed alcove protected from the elements. Inside, stained glass windows reflect beautiful colors on polished granite, as clerestory windows bring in generous light. Coldspring expertise includes everything from design, drafting and estimation through complete delivery and construction services.

    Every Private Estates design is customized, and every mausoleum represents more than a century of dedication to craftsmanship, quality and attention to detail. The mausoleums can be designed to accommodate more than a dozen crypts, and can be configured with cremation niches. This same architectural grandeur and elegance can be developed for below-ground burial with Private Estates.
    PDF Private Estates e-Catalog Specs for Private Estates
    Community Mausoleums image As a response to the increasing desire for above-ground burials, community mausoleums provide pre-assembled or customized entombment options.

    These memorials allow communities to celebrate the lives of loved ones in beautifully designed settings, customized with quiet spaces for meditation, gardens and chapels.
    PDF Community Mausoleums e-Catalog Specs for Community Mausoleums
    Columbariums image Meet the rising demand for cremation by partnering with Coldspring for your columbarium needs. We combine unmatched expertise and design flexibility to translate your vision into reality. We can personally assist you through one, several or all phases of the process, from planning and design through construction and installation.

    . Our columbarium offering includes everything from the pre-assembled to the extensively designed, including both stand-alone configurations and those that reside within another structure. Combining the best in durability and aesthetics, your columbarium can also be customized with various architectural styles, carvings, murals, sculptures and other adornments.
    PDF Columbariums e-Catalog Specs for Columbariums
    Concealed Niche Hanging System image Made of lightweight, noncorrosive aluminum, the Concealed Niche Hanging System allows for easy installation and completely customizable design and layout. Unlike traditional niche installation methods, the granite niche front installs without the need for hardware or rosettes..
    • Sleek, clean, aesthetically pleasing appearance allows for customization without the need for rosettes.
    • Improve speed of installation for maintenance personnel - saving you time and money.
    • Lightweight, noncorrosive aluminum suitable for both interior and exterior applications.
    • Increased security through the use of a top security tab and four stainless steel security screws.
    PDF Concealed Niche Hanging System e-Catalog Specs for Concealed Niche Hanging System
  • Sustainability
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    Coldspring has been in the stone business for more than 115 years. For decades, we have been proud contributors to building projects across the U.S., Canada, and the rest of the world. We have built our reputation on quality stone solutions, great customer service and keeping pace with the ever-changing building industry—and indeed a lot has changed since we began in the 1890’s.

    Stone is one of the most durable materials you can use for any application. When specified and detailed correctly, our products can last for hundreds of years—resulting in some of the lowest embodied energy of any material.

    Developing and maintaining a sustainable operation is a Coldspring core value that not only affects how we do business, but also shapes our corporate culture. Stone is a natural resource. However, depending on how it is quarried, processed, transported and used has a significant bearing on the environmental impact for any particular use. Likewise, our foundry and other non-stone operations also benefit from sustainable practices that maximize the utilization of our resources while minimizing energy use. Building on a long-standing commitment to establishing and promoting industry-wide best practices that treat the source of our products (the earth) with respect, Coldspring is dedicated to developing and maintaining resource management and processing practices that minimize our impact on the environment.

    Coldspring strives to be the world's most environmentally responsible stone producer.




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Last Update: 2014-09-19