Antique Ribbed Millstone

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Antique carved millstone with ribbing imported from England.

Millstones were an agricultural tool important in feeding the world until the Industrial Revolution.  It took two millstones to grind the grain -     a base or convex "bedstone" and then a concave top or "runner" stone that turned on top to grind the grain.   Millstones were carved from     burrstone, sandstone, and limestone.  Smaller millstones could be used by a family or on a small farm, while larger ones were used in mills and     in business.  Millstones make wonderful garden ornaments - as bases, steps, fountains, or as a decorative focal point.    
For more information, read our blog on the history of Millstones.    


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