There are a staggering number of textures of stone veneer available to an architect for the application to a wall of a home. In every region of the world, these textures reflect the types of stone available in that region, as well as the aesthetic sensibilities of the local population. Add to that a number of surfaces that were invented by manufacturers to resemble some natural stone. A stone veneer can be genuine cut stone applied by masons one stone at a time. A stone veneer can be genuine cut stone assembled into panels that install more quickly in the field. A stone veneer can be panels made of synthetics or concrete shaped, surfaced and colored to resemble stone. Again the possible textures seem to be endless. If you like the idea of applying stone veneer to your home, there are many places where this will enhance the beauty and endurance of your structure. It is a worthy component to consider when designing your architecture. Here are some examples to click and enlarge.