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The curling stones are made from granite from one volcanic island.

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In curling all the stones are made in what country?

The stones come from Scotland.


Where did curling stones come from?

They are mede of granite that usually comes from Scotland or Whales


Curling stones come from where?

Curling stones are made by two companies. One company gets its curling stone granite from a quarry on an island off the coast of Scotland; the other gets its granite from a quarry in Trefor, Wales.


How many stones are there in an end in curling?

In each curling end there are eight curling stones for each team--16 total.


What type of granite are curling stones made from?

The best curling stones are made of granite from Scotland or Whales


Where did the curling stone come from?

When curling was invented in Scotland nearly 500 years ago, they would slide "river stones" (large stones worn smooth by water erosion) down lanes of ice. Over time, as the game evolved, the stones turned into the precise granite products with the plastic handles we see today. Today, curling stones come from one of two manufacturers. Kays of Scotland creates curling stones using granite mined from Ailsa Craig, a small island off the west coast of Scotland. Meanwhile, the Canadian Curling Stone Co. creates stones using granite mined from Trefor quarry in Wales.


What weight are Olympic curling stones?

About 5-8 lbs. Male curling stones are 8lbs and females are 8.p


How heavy are the curling stones?

Curling stones weigh between 38 and 44 pounds (17-20kg). ~Usually 42 lbs


Where did the hammer come from in curling?

Curling is an Olympic sport with four players on each team where players slide heavy granite stones. The term throwing your hammer in curling means having the last shot at the end.


Which sport uses stones and a house?

Curling


What sport is played with stones and brooms?

Curling


What are the stones made of for the curling events?

Granite

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