HIGH QUALITY, HIGH CONTRAST, DEEPLY CARVED HOUSE NUMBERS on 100% NATURAL BLACK SLATE with RUST-FREE ALUMINIUM ORNAMENTAL LAWN STAKE. Great for Landscaped areas, flower beds,or placed near a road. DESCRIPTION : Each slate plaque is individually Handcrafted for you at T. Michael Studios from Rustic, 100% Natural Black slate. Hand-cut slate and Semi-Polished with natural chipped edges. SIZE : 6.5″ x 10″ oval, : 1/4 -3/8 ” thick. ENGRAVING : 1 to 5 numbers…..approx. 3″ high. (Please enter engraved info in the “note” section of payment form.”) ( For Single numbers, we will turn the slate vertically and expand the single number to fit the slate. ) SLATE Coloring Options: ~ BLACK SLATE/ with White Numbers (Shown / Standard) or Gold numbers. W. GREY SLATE with Black numbers . ( Light Weathering / See PHOTO for Color ) HISTORY : Slate is a very durable rock formed in the earth over 400 millions ago. It has a very low absorption rate to water, which makes it great for outdoor conditions. Even with its thin properties, it very durable and strong which is why it’s used in many industrial applications, such as : roofing, pool tables and blackboards. QUALITY: MOUNTING : Includes The Black Wrought Iron Lawn stake ( 36″ long) 10″ – 16″ of the stake will go into the ground. It is made of hollow aluminium core with black enamel finish. Quality the lasts a lifetime!