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Gather Co Texture Guide

Here at Gather Co we want to ensure that the gap between your screen and our surfaces is bridged. As such, we have developed this Texture Guide to provide a general understanding of the finishes across our collection and to offer a sense of the ‘feel’ you can expect from each variety.

*Please note: This is intended as a guide only. Some surfaces may sit outside the prescribed finish as stated below. It is not a Slip Rating, you’ll find that in the “Resources and Installation” section at the bottom of each product page.

Smooth
Mild
Coarse
1
2
3
4
5
Rating
Type of Finish
1
Polished A mirror-like shine accomplished by using progressively finer grit during the polishing process.
2
Brushed Brush finishing involves exposing stone surfaces to a rotating wire brush, simulating natural wear over time.
2
Honed A honed finish is achieved by applying a polishing head with a coarse grit fitting.
2
Sawn After initial cutting, the stone is lightly polished to remove the heaviest saw marks but, not enough to achieve a fully honed finish.
3
Acid Washed Acid washing is an exfoliation process where a chemical reaction is used to flake away at the stone’s surface.
3
Flamed A flamed finish is achieved through heating the surface of stone to extreme temperatures, followed by a rapid cooling process – leaving a textured, unrefined consistency.
3
Sand Blasted Sand blasting is the process of forcibly propelling streams of course material against a stone surface to smoothen or roughen it.
4
Chisseled A chiselled finish is achieved when metal combs are run over stone to form a unified grooved surface.
4
Natural A natural finish refers to stone in its raw state. It is reached through a combination of various geological conditions and prolonged environmental/atmospheric exposure.
1,2,3,4
Tumbled Tumbling is a secondary process applied in addition to one of the primary finishes. It is used to alter the edge detail of stone and typically results in reduced surface coarseness. Most commonly, tumbling is achieved by combining both stone pieces and aggregate inside a rotating rubber lined.
5
Bush Hammered This process employs either simple hand-held hammers or large electric implements. The method works through repeated surface impacts with a large metal slug made up of uniformed conical points.
5
Convict Picked A traditional stone treatment historically undertaken by convicts in Australia where steel crafting tools are repeatedly struck against the stone surface to achieve a moderate to heavily textured finish.
5
Split Splitting is achieved by mechanically or hand fragmenting stone, exposing a natural cleft and heavily textured finish.

Gather Co Rating Guide

Gather Co specialises in trading repurposed and antique fixtures. The matured nature of these genuine artifacts means that every piece comes in a distinct condition. We’ve developed this rating guide to help you quickly assess the level of wear associated with each selection.

Low
Good
High
Rating
One Star
These pieces are beautiful although their application must be carefully considered. Structural integrity is compromised.
Two Star
Likely presence of both structural faults and obvious superficial blemishes. Repairs evident.
Three Star
Minor structural issues and/or noticeable levels of wear.
Four Star
Firm structural integrity. Moderate signs of wear.
Five Star
Signs of wear still evident but, well preserved. Structurally sound.
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Indian Steel Gabion Basket

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Much like the melting pot of cultures that make India the powerhouse it is today, our Deepak planter is an impressive meeting of different elements. Using steel, copper and aggregate the Deepak is entirely handmade, a truly unique product.

Designed to house mature trees and plants, the gabion element allows for healthy air circulation and water dispersal, encouraging strong root growth. The Deepak planter is best installed on site and comes in two different sizes.


• Handmade modern design encompassing steel, copper and your choice of aggregate.

• Ability to use different aggregate/stones depending on design aesthetic.

• Designed to house mature trees.

• Good air circulation and water dispersal to promote strong root growth.

• Best installed on site and available in two sizes.

• Hero image pictured with our HAVELI- Antique Indian Bricks.

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We've specifically designed our Deepak Gabion Planter to host the Antique Haveli Bricks we also source out of Rajasthan in India's north.

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Origin

New Delhi - A cosmopolitan city, New Delhi is more than the capital of India, it is a thriving metropolis with a multi-cultural heartbeat. Nominated as the capital as recently as 1911 it blends British architectural designs with an Indian influence across its sporting, cultural and historic characteristics.

Material

Steel - is championed for its strength and versatility. It is a vital component of countless applications and has been shaped by human beings for thousands of years. It’s base element, Iron, is a natural mineral that is extracted through a process of extreme heat, additives and moulding.

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