Stone is a material that’s been considered a luxury item ever since man learned how to carve it. In today’s modern world it’s still considered a luxury item. People to this day still pay good money to get a marble countertop in their kitchen, so you know stone will most likely always be the "in" thing.
In the tech world there’s not too much made from stone (not for consumers, anyway) for the reason it simply isn’t practical – but then again, luxury isn’t about being practical at all.
A true-luxury tech item is the speaker enclosure made of stone. Audio Masons have a few models available, all carved from Indiana Limestone. And yes, the enclosures are all carved right here in the USA (in Indiana, Michigan and Ohio specifically).
Your next question is, "HOW MUCH?" There’s nothing they sell for under $1,000.
Your next question is, "Do they sound any good?" Of course they do. The drivers used are aluminum/titanium and are ultra-premium for proper frequency response; the web site explains in detail exactly the drivers are capable of producing.
Worth it? That’s up for you to decide, but you have to admit that stone-carved speaker enclosures scream pure luxury.
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