There’s something about stone…substantial and weighty. There are so many places to use it in home decor, and one that’s becoming more common is the bathroom sink. From standalone pedestals and modern vessels to carved creations, bathroom designers are making the most of this sophisticated material that includes marble, granite and gemstones.

Stone Forest open storage pedestal sink.These stone sinks look as if the vessel is draped with stone.The unusual sink includes a contrasting stone rim.A wide, gently curved sink carved into the countertop is perfect for those who refer not to have a vessel style basin.Kreoo's designers are masters of marble.This hefty vessel sink from Stone Forest sports an intricate stone pattern.Infinity Pedestal Sink also in Cumulo Granite from Stone Forest.A gently curved cylindrical pedestal of marble is modern and unexpected.

Pedestal sinks are perfect for a powder room where you don’t need a lot of counter space for toiletries and such. The elegant lines and statement factor of a stone pedestal sink will make a big impression on your guests. If you’re remodeling or building a new bathroom, it’s an easy way to get a lot of wow for your money.

A modern black stone pedestal sink paired with a large lighted mirror is stunning.
A modern black stone pedestal sink paired with a large lighted mirror is stunning.
A slimmer, more geometric profile is no less dramatic.
A slimmer, more geometric profile is no less dramatic.

From thin and sleek to more barrel like and substantial, modern pedestal stone sinks come in many forms. The larger they are, the more you can show off the grain and pattern of the marble or stone. If this is the only marble piece in the bathroom, it is a dramatic focal point.

A gently curved cylindrical pedestal of marble is modern and unexpected.
A gently curved cylindrical pedestal of marble is modern and unexpected.
Veneto Pedestal Sink from Stone Forest, in Cumulo Granite.
Veneto Pedestal Sink from Stone Forest, in Cumulo Granite.

More traditional pedestal sink shapes can also be done in stone.While these are modern, the oval shape retains the feel of an original pedestal sink style while the overall solid tapered base is more contemporary.

Infinity Pedestal Sink also in Cumulo Granite from Stone Forest.
Infinity Pedestal Sink also in Cumulo Granite from Stone Forest.

A rectangular variation on a pedestal gives you a little bit of ledge space as well as a spot for towels or other essentials. Not including a traditional cabinet underneath keeps the look contemporary.

Stone Forest open storage pedestal sink.
Stone Forest open storage pedestal sink.

Marble carved into delicately flowing shapes is an art that has been around for centuries. While not a Bernini statue, a stone sink that is carved to resemble a draped shape is a stunning addition to a bathroom or powder room.

These stone sinks look as if the vessel is draped with stone.
These stone sinks look as if the vessel is draped with stone.

If draping isn’t your style, an impeccably smooth carved marble vessel is no less a focal point for the bathroom. The smooth interior and exterior highlight the pattern in the stone.

Kreoo's designers are masters of marble.
Kreoo’s designers are masters of marble.

Contemporary options for stone sinks include design elements like a bold stripe or colored rim. Different shapes, including angular geometric designs, help maintain a modern or contemporary feel.



Beige stone sink with black line from the Euro collection at UNIK Stone.
Beige stone sink with black line from the Euro collection at UNIK Stone.
This hefty vessel sink from Stone Forest sports an intricate stone pattern.
This hefty vessel sink from Stone Forest sports an intricate stone pattern.
Square gray limestone sink from UNIK.
Square gray limestone sink from UNIK.

Some stone sinks are carved with wide ledges or a counter, which can remain standalone or be incorporated into a vanity. The unusual combination draws the eye and is very sophisticated.

An off-center sink in a gray stone counter from UNIK.
An off-center sink in a gray stone counter from UNIK.
The unusual sink includes a contrasting stone rim.
The unusual sink includes a contrasting stone rim.
A wide, gently curved sink carved into the countertop is perfect for those who refer not to have a vessel style basin.
A wide, gently curved sink carved into the countertop is perfect for those who refer not to have a vessel style basin.
A wide, gently curved sink carved into the countertop is perfect for those who refer not to have a vessel style basin.
A wide, gently curved sink carved into the countertop is perfect for those who refer not to have a vessel style basin.
A square marble vessel set low into the counter is also a stunning option.
A square marble vessel set low into the counter is also a stunning option.

Unique design innovations can also make a stone sink extra special. Designed by Matthew Quinn for MTI, the semi-recessed sink below uses the countertop hole cut-out as the sink bottom. This gives the counter a continuous look and makes the sink look like a ring sitting atop the stone counter.

Plenty of space around the sink in this spectacular design from MTI.
Plenty of space around the sink in this spectacular design from MTI.
The Continuum sink from MTI is truly special.
The Continuum sink from MTI is truly special.

Stone is such an enduring material that once you choose the sink of your dreams, it will truly last a lifetime. Try incorporating one into your next bathroom renovation!

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