Hot rocks . . .

Which rocks are best? There is more to know about the stones in your sauna than you may realise . . . A sauna works by heating stones in an electric or wood-fired oven storing the temperature for a long time which in turn continuously heats the air in the sauna. The main purpose of the stones in the heater is to retain enough energy to vaporise the water thrown on top of the stones. The stones must not be too fragile, emit heat too quickly or degrade and release lung corroding vapours. The stones we use are classified as Peridotite, a dense, coarse-grained igneous rock consisting mostly of the minerals olivine and pyroxene. Peridotite contains less than 45% silica, is high in magnesium fr


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