Pumice stones are extracted from quarries in Lipari, Italy.
Titles read: "Just Pumice and how it leaves home".
Several shots of the coastline of the beautiful islands of Lipari. Various shots of the quarries where volcanic lava is extracted to make pumice stones. Workers operate machinery to grind the rocks; a woman poses with a basket of pumice stones; men carry sacks of pumice rocks or powder down slopes to the sea. Brief shot of a ship moored off the coast (waiting for loads of exported pumice?).