Has anyone ordered one on line. I am considering mantles direct.com
I know this doesn't really help, but we bought a stone mantel directly from a manufacturer in California - but I am sorry I don't recall the company name. We paid 1/2 the price that mantel direct charges. I do know that there are MANY manufacturers all over, so do a search for "precast mantels manufacturers " or "architectural stone manufacturers" and other search terms.
We were very pleased with our mantel - shipping from California to TN. The freight was around $300.00 and we needed about 4 men there to move it - all and all though, it was half the price!