Stone, as basic material, signifies the imperishability of Supreme Reality. Ultimately it is indestructible and returns to Source. Stone has many connotations on an emotional level. For stone to be broken up signifies being badly hurt. Being turned to stone would suggest that we have had to harden up our attitudes. Being stoned in dreams is being punished for misdemeanours. Dreaming of stone can suggest stability and durability, but also a loss of feeling. To be carving stone is to be attempting to create a lasting monument. You might also like to consult the entries for Break, Emotions, Gems/Jewels and Statue.