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Here are some samples of the Granites & Marbles we import from Europe, India and South America. Please be aware that we only supply 1st Grade Granite & Marble material and do not fabricate the inferior types of granite or marble available from countries such as China as we believe "Quality is Remembered long after the Price is Forgotten.". Please note that these photo samples are purely indicative and that Granite and Marble is subject to natural colour variation.

Baltic Brown granite Surface : Click to enlarge
Baltic Brown

Bianco Sardo granite Surface : Click to enlarge
Bianco Sardo

Black Galaxy granite Surface : Click to enlarge
Star Galaxy

Black Pearl granite Surface : Click to enlarge
Emerald Black

Blue Pearl granite Surface : Click to enlarge
Blue Pearl

Giallo Veneziano granite Surface : Click to enlarge
Giallo Veneziano

Indian Juparana granite Surface : Click to enlarge
Indian Juparana

Kashmir Gold granite Surface : Click to enlarge
Kashmir Gold

Kashmir White granite Surface : Click to enlarge
Kashmir White

Madura Gold granite Surface : Click to enlarge
Madura Gold

What is Granite
Granite is an igneous rock originating from the crystallisation of molten magna cooling deep below the earths surface.
The three main minerals which compose the Granite are Felspar, Mica and Quartz. It is the varying density of these minerals along with the differing cooling times that come together to give the vast array of Granite at our disposal.

Rosa Beta Chiaro granite Surface : Click to enlarge
Rosa Beta Chiaro

Rosa Porrino granite Surface : Click to enlarge
Rosa Porrino

Rustenburg granite Surface : Click to enlarge
Rustenburg

Stargate granite Surface : Click to enlarge
Stargate

Tan Brown granite Surface : Click to enlarge
Tan Brown

 

Verde Ubatuba granite Surface : Click to enlarge
Verde Ubatuba

 

Zimbabwe Black granite Surface : Click to enlarge
Zimbabwe Black

 

What is Marble
Marble is a metamorphic rock resulting from regional or at times contact metamorphism of sedimentary carbonate rocks, either limestone or dolostone. This metamorphic process causes a complete recrystallization of the original rock into an interlocking mosaic of calcite, aragonite and/or dolomite crystals. Pure white marble is the result of metamorphism of very pure limestones. The characteristic swirls and veins of many coloured marble varieties are usually due to various mineral impurities such as clay, silt, sand, iron oxides, or chert which were originally present as grains or layers in the limestone. These various impurities have been mobilized and recrystallized by the intense pressure and heat of the metamorphism.

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All stones are natural products and will vary in colour, intensity and veining from one slab to another and within individual slabs.
The photographs on this website are provided as an indication only.
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