Modern stone veneer is attractive, durable and nearly maintenance free. Exterior wall stones comes in many styles, shapes, colours. They maybe natural or manufactured. As opposed to "fake", manufactured stones do look as real as natural stones.
In commercial projects, manufactured stones are more desirable for the fact that they are lighter, cheaper and easily available. There are several companies that offer natural or manufactured stone including Eldorado, Boral, Coronado and Cultured Stone.