“ When we order something from you, we always know what we’re going to get. Your sculpture looks like it is supposed to- like the Old Work does. No surprises. What you do is the real thing.” John Campbell, owner- Dixie Granite Company Elberton, Georgia
Uncompromising American expertise, developed and passed down through generations of Master Sculptors and Craftsmen, speaks for itself when compared to low-priced imported sculpture products. Superior quality work, attention to detail and customer service without excuses are hallmarks of this continuous 122-year family heritage of excellence in USA granite craftsmanship. Beyond sculpture, proper training and demonstrated fluency in fabled traditional techniques including the renowned “lost art” of Shell Rock Pitch helps satisfy clients seeking the highest quality results that will stand the test of time. Each project is done to order per client approval and within budget, every time.
After successful but arduous apprenticeship under family, sculptor AC Button II offers the finest quality granite sculpture complemented by traditional specialties like Shell Rock Pitch as his family has done for generations- all 100% Made in the USA. His growing portfolio of work in other media includes marble, limestone, serpentine and fine art bronze, produced for individuals and professionals. Simultaneously, he has become a trusted resource for both established and aspiring fine artists and sculptors. Choose quality handmade sculpture for your public or private project from a broad array of perspectives and media, hand sculpted to order here at Carolina Sculpture Studio.
“ “He’s one of the top stone instructors in the US. Whenever I’ve interviewed him, he has said Shell Rock Pitch is a truly lost art because no one knows how to do it properly anymore. I can’t wait to tell him about your work and show him what you can do. He’ll be very excited.” response from Ann Janiak, during interviews for American Monument Association’s Stone In America Jan 2007 cover feature article