Monthly Archives: December 2012

Granite

Granite slabs can offer continuity in fabricating tops for a particular room or project depending on the size and scope of the project. Be aware that granite colors and patterns can very even within the same block of stone, one slice of stone can vary from the  next one cut.

Design opportunities are limited only by your imagination. Modern fabrication facilities such as those at Real Stone & Granite Corp. can cut intricate shapes and patterns out of granite. This stone material can also be cut into tiles for back splash, flooring and shower applications. Medallions or inserts can be installed into any granite product by skilled craftsmen using the latest water jet technology.

Real Stone & Granite Corporation offers an extensive selection of granite slabs and is continually adding to the collection of exclusive colors and patterns that will allow you to create that unique kitchen, bath, flooring or decorative project you’ve been dreaming of.

Blue Granite Counter Top

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Marble

The natural beauty of marble makes a rich and elegant finish for many applications including flooring, countertops, columns and fireplaces.  With many natural colors and patterns to choose from, marble enhances any design from super contemporary to traditional and old world.  The durability of marble makes it an excellent choice for both interior and exterior applications.

Marble stands the test of time. Many ancient buildings throughout the Mediterranean area feature marble floors, walls and columns that still function today. We invite you to explore the myriad possibilities of marble applications for your next home or commercial project.

Contemporary Kitchen With White Marble

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Onyx

Onyx is a quartz type of stone that is rich in natural beauty with unique characteristics that allow for one of a kind applications.  One striking feature is the almost iridescent quality of many types of onyx.  With correct room lighting onyx almost takes on its own glow.  The opacity of different onyx materials allows for countertop, backsplash, wall and flooring applications that can be lit from behind. Onyx offers a look and appearance that is sure to start a conversation about its beauty and uniqueness.

Onyx Lighted Powder Room Top

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Shellstone

Shellstone is preferred by interior designers and architects in both interior and exterior applications.   Shellstone is very popular for flooring and pool deck surfaces as well as columns, fireplaces and wall designs especially in tropical and island themed homes and commercial buildings.  The photographs below show just a few materials and applications. Shellstone as a decorative material is limited only by your imagination.

Shellstone Pool Deck Marble Tile

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Limestone

Limestone is a building material recognized over thousands of years as a durable and dependable source of beauty and strength. Limestone continues to be the preferred building material for large governmental and institutional projects.
The rich look of Limestone is also in use for a wide variety of residential and commercial applications including flooring, countertops, fireplaces, columns, wall treatments and decorative moldings. The photographs below show some of the design possibilities with limestone.

Limestone Interior Wall Details

Limestone Interior Wall Details

 

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Quartzite

Quartzite is a decorative stone and may be used to cover walls, as roofing tiles, as flooring, and stair steps. Quartzite is also used in kitchen and bathroom countertops. Quartzite is available in slabs with a wide variety of color and pattern, generally a little subtle that granite and marble finishes.  Quartzite offers yet another option if you are looking for a unique color, surface or finish. The photographs of quartzite below offer ideas about its advantages and applications.

Quartzite Countertop

 

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Slate

Slate has been used for centuries as a durable building material including flooring, tile style applications as well as a stone roofing material. Slate makes excellent accents for interior design with a variety of colors and finishes available. Stacked slate is a design treatment that offers a unique look and application  in both traditional and contemporary interior designs. From flooring to interior and exterior uses, slate prevails as a natural stone whose appeal never goes out of style.

Slate Slab Blue Grey

Slate Slab Blue Grey

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Soapstone

Soapstone is a quarried natural stone for countertops, flooring and a variety of tile applications. As a stone material it offers finishes and characteristics that set it apart from other stone materials. Interior design professionals enjoy the various colors and patterns of soapstone for design applications that create an exclusive look.

Soapstone Countertop For Kitchen

Soapstone Kitchen Countertop

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