The ancient island key to the world's curling stones

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For more than 170 years, a small Ayrshire business has been crafting curling stones by hand from a volcanic rock off Scotland’s west coast.

Kays Scotland is the only company in the world accredited to produce the stones used for Olympic and World Championships matches.

The granite - thought to be some of the strongest and densest ever discovered - is harvested from the island of Ailsa Craig roughly once every decade.

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