Click here to view cast stone fireplaces and pre-cast fireplace antique mantels in French, Traditional, Victorian and Italian Styles. All of the fireplace mantels that you see pictured above are hand carved from natural stone. These surrounds can be made from a variety of natural stones including limestone, sandstone, and travertine. Most of these pictures can also be made from cast stone and precast (pre-cast). All are very customizable in that the size, shapes, and stone can be changed or adjusted to fit your firebox and design idea for your home. Cast stone is sometime called faux stone because it is a man made stone.