Cultured Stone. The Pioneers of Manufactured Stone Veneer.

Humble Beginnings


Cultured Stone products originated in 1962 when brothers Garrett and Floyd Brown of Vallejo, California saw the need for a new kind of building material. The entrepreneurial pair of plasterers developed manufactured stone veneer-a concrete mixture cast in flexible molds and hand-colored with iron oxide pigments to resemble natural stone. Made of lightweight aggregate materials, the veneers were approximately one-quarter the weight of natural stone and easily adhered to most wall surfaces. 

The Browns' small, regional company began selling to dealers in Northern California, but grew quickly as it added new products with broader geographic appeal. Soon, Cultured Stone products were distributed throughout the United States and Canada. Increased sales eventually established Cultured Stone as the undisputed brand leader and preferred name in the MSV category.

About Cultured Stone

Today, we remain the path-pavers and perfectionists that earned us our reputation as the premier stone veneer manufacturer over 50 years ago.

excellence in stone veneer
Sustained Excellence

We continue to refine our products and operations; to champion the environment; to provide builders and homeowners with the precision they’ve come to expect from us over the years. In fact, our trademark CSV® stamp still appears on every product that leaves our manufacturing facilities as a guarantee to our customers that they’re receiving authentic Cultured Stone - the original stone veneer.

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Throughout our 50-year legacy, we’ve produced over 750 million sq. ft. of CSV®

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We exercise 63-point inspections on all of our products to ensure quality

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Our employee base offers 6,000 years of combined industry experience

Cultured Stone Manufacturing Facilities


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Napa, California
  • 350 Tower Road
  • Napa, CA 94558

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Chester, South Carolina
  • 590 Ecology Rd
  • Chester, SC 29706