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Stone railings

Aug 03, 2018

Stone railings are one of the most common components of traditional Chinese ancient architecture. Whether it is a pavilion or a small bridge, it is inseparable from stone railings. Especially in the garden landscape, stone railings are even more essential elements. The earliest stone railings were mostly used on the foundations of the sills. The stone railings generally consisted of three parts: the pillars, the slabs and the mantle. The column is divided into two parts: the column body and the column head. The shape of the column is mostly square. There are many types of stigma. I carved a lion stigma, a carved ball stigma, a carved lotus stigma, a lotus petal stigma, and a Yunlong stigma. The column between the pillar and the pillar is the largest part of the area occupied by the stone railing, and it is also the key part of the stone carving decoration. According to the scope of the application, different patterns are also carved, such as flowers and birds, beasts, auspicious patterns, and patterns of traditional myths and legends. The stone railings used in temples often engrave Buddhist auspicious patterns. The design of the stone railing requires that the stone railing has a low column height of 0.2 to 0.3 meters, a middle column of 0.8 to 0.9 meters, and a high column of 1.1 to 1.3 meters. The inter-moment of the balusters is generally 0.5 to 2 meters. The basic structure of the stone railings The complete stone railings consist of columns, studs, slabs, drums, and blocks. The stone railings on the market can also be matched with other materials: such as columns and cables. Stone railings of various types of stone railings A variety of stone materials can be made, the common stone railings on the market are bluestone railings, white marble railings, granite railings.