Like nature, marble can be magnificent but delicate, and has to be handled and crafted with care and understanding. Rare and exotic stones, which are increasingly sought after, can contain natural flaws that make these marbles even more challenging to work with. Over the years, we have developed techniques to master the demands of this most rewarding material.
Granite is an igneous rock. It comes in a variety of colours, textures and density. This versatile, beautiful material can be used for many different surfaces.
The introduction of this manufactured material some 20 years ago answered a domestic demand for a lighter contemporary look. Quartz is made by crushing quartzite (a metamorphic sandstone rock) and mixing the granular, crystal-like material with clear resin to form a block, which is then sliced into slabs.