This beautiful slate product makes a great unique gift for the Dog lover, featuring a delightful picture of a Yorkshire Terrier on Genuine Natural Slate.
The coaster is made from 500 million year old slate from Blaenau Ffestiniog in North Wales. It is cored then individually split using a hammer and chisel. It has a fabric backing to protect the surface it rests on.
Magnet - Is approximately 6.5cm or 2 and a half inches in diameter and approx 2mm thick.
Coaster - Is approximately 8.5cm or 3 and a half inches in diameter and approx 3mm thick.
The quarying of slate has been a feature of life in the mountanous regions of north Wales. Whole communities sprang up around the slate quarries and generations of families have worked the quarries in towns such as Bethesda and Blaenau Ffestiniog. Now you can have a gift in slate as a piece of the Welsh mountanside hand-crafted using traditional techniques to split the stone into narrow slices
Made in the UK.