Established in North East England in 2014, the NOVOCASTRIAN brand is reknown for its metal work and craftsmanship, as well as an immense pride in their shipbuilder and coal miner ancestors of the industrial revolution. Founders and brothers, Richy and Paul Almond, seek to reimagine the age-old craft in today’s modern world through the use of raw, honest materials that are handmade into lighting and furniture suited for everyday life. Their latest collection of unique tables, The Hagstones, are made in collaboration with Britannicus Stone and include an interesting backstory.
These tables are inspired by – and named after – perforated stones found on the beach that have inspired folk history for centuries. Lore has it that those lucky enough to come across a hag stone will be protected against evil spirits, connect with late family members and their knowledge, and have an enhanced spiritual experience. Your life’s path will be clear to you, as only good things can pass through the hole of a hag stone. Do the tables have the same energy about them?
The Hagstones tables bring together a rare selection of marble that’s sourced from across the British Isles paired with NOVOCASTRIAN’s signature sculpted metal finishes. Each one-of-a-kind table holds onto tradition while pushing the boundaries of modern innovation. Choose from five sizes, or bespoke upon request, as well as 24 British stone tops and a range of NOVOCASTRIAN’s patina legs.
To learn more about NOVOCASRIAN x Britannicus Stone’s The Hagstones tables, visit novocastrian.co.