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Backlighting Adds Beauty to Crystaline Stone

Posted by Gian Luca Fiori on Mon, Aug 22, 2016 @ 09:30 AM

Custom bathroom featuring Yellow Onyx Crystaline Stone. Photo via Houzz 

Backlighting is a lighting method used by designers and architects to make a dramatic statement. Shining light through panels (such as natural stone, quartz, and more) from behind helps to intensify the details of the stone. It shows a depth that you don’t see any other way and, depending on the particular slab’s movements and patterns, the result can be quite breathtaking. One type of stone that creates particularly awe-inspiring results with backlighting (and that we offer here at Marble & Granite, Inc.) is Crystaline Stone.

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Tags: Crystaline Stone

Marble Takes the Cake

Posted by Gian Luca Fiori on Tue, Aug 16, 2016 @ 09:00 AM

 “Marble” cakes by KUFcakes look good enough to decorate with! 

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Tags: marble

When it comes to kitchen islands, is bigger always better?

Posted by Gian Luca Fiori on Thu, Aug 11, 2016 @ 10:00 AM

 Multi-level kitchen island by Thomas Buckborough & Associates. Image via Houzz.

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Tags: marble, granite, kitchen counters, kitchen islands

Adhesives and Sealers and Cleaners...Oh My!

Posted by Gian Luca Fiori on Tue, Jul 26, 2016 @ 09:00 AM

 

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Tags: natural stone, cleaning tips, cleaning stone

Are Stone Floors Worth the Maintenance?

Posted by Gian Luca Fiori on Wed, Jul 13, 2016 @ 09:30 AM

Travertine floors add warmth to this foyer by Duckham Architecture & Interiors Photo via Houzz

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Tags: marble, granite, slate, Tile flooring, travertine, limestone

Which Marble is Named For a U.S. President?

Posted by Gian Luca Fiori on Thu, Jul 07, 2016 @ 01:00 PM

   

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Tags: marble, Calacatta Lincoln

Moon Rock: New Celestial-Inspired Color From ColorQuartz

Posted by Gian Luca Fiori on Tue, Jun 28, 2016 @ 09:30 AM

 Thanks to increased consumer education and technological advancements in design and production, quartz surfacing is second only to granite when it comes to today’s top countertop choices. ColorQuartz, one of the world’s leading producers of quartz surfacing, continues to expand their ever-growing collection of options. Their latest round of new colors includes the celestial-inspired Moon Rock

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Tags: ColorQuartz, Moon Rock

Danby Marble: Is Vermont the New Italy?

Posted by Gian Luca Fiori on Fri, Jun 17, 2016 @ 08:00 AM

 

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Tags: marble, Imperial Danby, Mountain White, eureka, royal danby

Have You Experienced Marble & Granite, Inc.?

Posted by Gian Luca Fiori on Mon, Jun 06, 2016 @ 09:00 AM

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Tags: marble, granite

Are Quartz and Quartzite The Same Thing? No!

Posted by Gian Luca Fiori on Thu, May 26, 2016 @ 02:30 PM

Concrete Grey ColorQuartz 

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Tags: ColorQuartz, Quartzite, quartz