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Types of granite in our kitchen

Granite is known to be absolutely resistant and durable raw material. Not only it is really utility but also look aesthetically and elegant. Moreover, each natural stones is unique and thereby each countertops made from any natural stone are one of its kind and inimitable. Because of these reasons, granite is said to be one of the most popular and “friendly” stones used in our kitchens. A lot of people decide on granite countertops, because they are absolutely stylish and fulfil its role perfectly. Granite countertops are easy to maintain, and inconsumable. However, the best effects can be brought only if we properly match colours of our cabinetry and countertops. This article includes several types of granite which you can choose for your countertops manufacturing, depending on what is the colour of your kitchen cabinetry. In general, most cabinets are white, brown (generally in dark colours) or cherry. We will tell you which type of granite and why it will be perfect for your kitchen. This is really important, because if colours do not go, then even the most expensive and beautiful stone look not really good.

Brown, in dark general, cabinets look absolutely amazing with wonderful white background granite. It should not be totally white, but some additional grey or brown spots, will add more charm. Thanks to white and grey tones of a countertop create a beautiful contrast between colors, this combination will be outstanding. The other really original type of granite is Oscuro Satin Mist Granite. Such black granite with white elements will be suitable for all kitchens. Although, combination of black colour with the other dark one may seem unnatural, the final effects are really great. Undoubtedly, if we our cabinetry is in white colour, then this type of granite will be perfect and no two ways about it.

Another type we want to recommend is Giallo Ornament Granite. That is the light stone but speckled with natural brown and gray colours which will achieve a glamour style for kitchen cabinetry. Dominating white base will bring the effects of larger and more spacious kitchen. Moreover, the stainless equipment together with such light countertop create illusion of reflecting light from the window and attractive fixtures.

Next type of  Indian original granite is Tan Brown Granite. This stone features a consisten pattern of black, brown, and dark red colours. It will be the most sutiable for the light brown or wooden cabinetry. Elegant stainless equipment will look much more smart.

Cherry cabinetry perfectly goes with stones such Santa Cecilia Granite, Ivory Brown Granite, Gold antique Granite, Tan Brown Granite, Cosmic Black Granite. All three first types are in light colours. Thanks to this, between the cabinetry and countertops, there is created contrast which adds charm and beauty to the kitchen. The other two types are dark with some light elements. They are the great option if the floor and walls in your kitchen are light. Otherwise, there might be a little bit too dark.

Why are granite worktops expensive?

If you are a homeowner, you probably considered installation of a granite worktop in your kitchen, but you were astonished by the price of even the simplest and the smallest one. Why such seemingly simple product is so expensive?
Well, the majority of the price is dictated by the manufacturing process which required specialistic tools. First and foremost, you have to get the material to the workshop, and some more rare and exotic granite patterns and colors can be found only in one specific part of the world. But even if you choose a more common type of granite hat is available in your country, it is still hard to transport due to its weight. Read More