When homeowners in an historic Art Deco landmark building plan a classic kitchen, stainless steel is probably not the first material that comes to mind. But traditional ideas on what constitutes a classic look are changing.
The Neoclassical style of the first decade of the 20th century had a lighter, more eclectic feel than the preceding Victorian era, and also foreshadowed the upcoming Art Deco movement. Pink onyx recalls cameos, a popular Edwardian jewelry design. The stone is relatively soft, ideal for carving detailed moldings and motifs.