Arkansas sharpening stones are suitable for sharpening all knives and tools and are the most popular sharpening stone in use worldwide.
Arkansas stones are quarried from from geological formations of Novaculite. Novaculite is composed of microcrystalline quartz. The unique crystalline structure of the quartz gives Arkansas stones their superior honing abilities. They are nearly pure Silica and can be many times harder than marble. Each stone is packed in an attractive cedar tray or box. Available in three hardnesses:
Hardest AC-15, 4" x 2" x 1/2"
Hard AC-13, 6" x 2" x 1"
Soft AC-9, 6" x 2" x 1/2"