Our luxurious range of worktops guarantee to add style and sophistication to any kitchen or bathroom and our personalised service and state of the art equipment ensure you receive exactly what your customers require.
Granite offers easy care and durability whilst looking amazing. Granite is consistently hard, with very dense grain, making it difficult to stain and hard to scratch.Although we would not recommend subjecting it to very drastic and sudden changes in temperature, it is actually highly resistant to temperature damage, and is an ideal material near ranges or hearths.
Cutting & chopping on granite is not recommended, simply because steel knives will swiftly lose their edge, blunted by the hard stone. Its smooth dense structure also means that it provides few havens for bacteria, and is therefore ideally suited for kitchen worktops, because granite is so versatile you can also use it for many other things such as bathroom worktops, office board rooms and restaurant tables.
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Granite Worktop Colours
We offer the highest quality bespoke made natural stone products for any environment. With the staggering level of granite worktop colours available from Granitexpress you have come to the right trade supplier.
Nothing surpasses the natural beauty and elegance of granite worktops. Nothing will add more depth, character and feel good factor to your kitchen than the true quality of nature itself. Give yourself the best! Give yourself a natural stone bespoke worktop produced by the UK’s leading supplier. The starting point when considering your choice of finish is to look through all the granite worktop colours available. Below is a summary of the granite worktop colours for your consideration.
A point to note in relation to the choice of granite worktop colours is that availability is restricted to our stock holding and what stock holding is held via the UK based granite distributors. Most quarries only produce granite of one colour so the granite worktop colours that are the least popular will always be harder to get hold of as purchases from quarries need to be full containers, around 40 slabs, which is an excessive stock holding for a granite worktop colour that is not popular.
Category 1 Options
Granite worktop colours – The Most Popular Colours
Our most popular range of granite worktops offer 24 options, we hope this offers something for everyone. The most popular range are our best selling colours. These 24 options are always in stock all year round so you have guaranteed availability. This range includes the popular sparkle or glitter worktops of star galaxy, star gate, emerald and blue pearl. If you cannot find what you are looking for within our standard range then our secondary range, category 2 options, offers in excess of 250 further colour choices. Category 2 granites have all been in stock with us or other UK based importers within the last year so availability is generally good but these options will usually be more expensive than our most popular range. Category 2 options are not available to obtain a quotation online. You will need to contact us with a copy of your plan ot the exact measurements with 2 or 3 category 2 granite worktop options to ensure we can offer what you are looking for.
Category 2 Options
Granite worktop colours – The Whites & Greys
Contrary to some misconceptions, the chemical composition and make up of granite render it impossible to have a "pure" white granite worktop colour. Popular consensus shows, however, that the beauty of the different white granite worktop colours is exhibited in the subtle variations or the striking contrasts. The white granite worktop colour comes in a wide range of shades and is very popular in modern decor. It gives any interior a refined and simple feel; elegance whilst remaining versatile and resilient. There are a huge variety of shades of white granite worktop colours. The main countries of origin are predominantly Italy, Brazil and China. There are lots of shade variations and flecks within the category of white granite worktop colours, for example, Bethel White, an American granite, has subtle shades of greys and blacks whereas, Blanco Perla, has considerably darker flecks of black. Please explore our large selection of white granite worktop colours to find the option that suits you best!
Granite worktop colours – The Creams and Beiges
Cream and beige granite are very popular shades of granite worktop colours. The word beige was originally coined as a fabric that is left in its natural colour. As the names indicate, cream and beige granite worktop colours provide the unique ability to decorate in a neutral colour palette without sacrificing any style or class whilst ensuring the colours do not overpower your room. This offers flexibility when it comes to decorating and redecorating and lends a classic style to a kitchen or bathroom, particularly when paired with darker cabinets or tiles. The cream and beige granite worktop colours incorporate shades of lighter shades of brown and white sprinkled throughout the texture making it easy to keep clean and looking is best. This type of mottled appearance reduces the visibility of smearing and finger marks reducing daily cleaning and maintenance. One of the most popular is Ivory Brown from India. Please explore our large selection of cream and beige granite worktop colours to find the option that suits you best!
Granite worktop colours – The Golds & Yellows
Other frequently used colours are the golds or yellow granites. Often granite worktop colours of the gold and yellow variety are prefixed giallo translated to yellow from Italian. The majority of giallo granites originate from Italy and Brazil. Gold granite brightens any room with a sunny, warm appeal all year round. Like most granite worktop colours, gold can be found in both a fine and coarse grains. A wide variety of secondary colours create differing hues of gold granite ranging from golden to light brown to green. Generally gold granite colours are used in classic type settings as their bright and fresh tones give an undated feel to any room. Gold granite worktop colours can be very versatile allowing flexibility with your additional décor choices. For instance, Giallo Veneziano from Brazil offers rooms a Tuscan feel yet in other settings has an understated refined aura. Overall, gold granite worktops will warm up any kitchen or bathroom and will remain adaptable for decorating and redecorating over the years whilst retaining a calm fresh environment to enjoy. Please explore our large selection of gold granite worktop colours to find the option that suits you best!
Granite worktop colours – The Greens
Are you looking to make a bold statement in your kitchen or bathroom? Then consider green granite. Green granite worktop colours probably have the greatest variety of options when it comes to secondary colours, offering something for everyone! While most of the other granite worktop colours have only minor influences, green has a wide variety of differing supporting colours and tones. For example, Emerald Pearl from Norway is green with aqua and blue tones that perfectly compliment white and light cabinet options. Forest Green from India is green with rose and grey shades giving it a softer more subtle aura. Verde Bahia Granite, aka Uba Tuba, on the other hand, weaves together iridescent gold and copper making it a bold and brilliant addition to your choice of colour. It is even possible to find greens with fleck of yellow and brown or black. This great difference in secondary colours makes green granite worktop colours particularly attractive to those who like a variety and spontaneity in their decoration. Please explore our large selection of green granite worktop colours to find the option that suits you best!
Granite worktop colours – The Blues
Blue granite worktop colours are becoming an increasingly stylish choice for interior designers today. Homeowners are inspired by blue granites, primarily for the beauty in their varied patterns. Of the blue granite worktop colours, the Azul varieties are the most valued owing to their rarity and natural beauty, particularly the Bahia and Macauba varieties. These patterns or textures come from the minerals of the natural stone. Generally two category types exist; they can be veined, meaning the mineral content creates a different colour or tone from the core colour and forms veining or a swishing pattern to the stone. Or the pattern is homogeneous, which means the varying minerals are distributed evenly throughout the stone for a uniform pattern or structure across the granite worktop colour. Blue granite worktop colours typically have a blue and a black base colour. The secondary colours range from whites, greys and browns to other shades of blue. Blue granites are generally quarried in coastal parts of Norway, Brazil, Africa and the Ukraine. The blue granite worktop colours look fantastic with either a wooden cabinet or coloured and blue granite worktops have the versatility to compliment either a traditional or modern room setting. Please explore our large selection of blue granite worktop colours to find the option that suits you best!
Granite worktop colours – The Reds & Burgundies
The use of red granites has one of the richest histories. An example of which being found in ancient Egyptian Pyramids embodied in both a structural and decorative use. Red granite worktop colours offer a rich striking and striking appearance. Two of the boldest examples are Red Dragon and Marinace Red and are a favourite in Asian decor. Dark blood red or cola red base colours are very unusual, but it’s the combination of all the colours that lends them their fabulous red scheme. Other colours often blended within red granite worktop colours include lavenders, yellows, whites and browns. Within this colour family are the Rose granite worktop colours, these are the rarest granite forms available. Rose granite generally originates in Brazil and China and can vary from pink to mauve with swirls of gold and white for a warm, consistent tone to dark grey for a crisp, complimentary contrasting shade. Some granite worktop colours include striking displays of black woven in adding depth and lustre. An example of which is Juparana Columbo. Please explore our large selection of red granite worktop colours to find the option that suits you best!
Granite worktop colours – The Browns
Brown is one of the most popular colours of granite worktop colours offering a classical feel. Coupled with a light to mid coloured wood the end result offers a classical finish that would compliment any home. Brown granite worktop colours are widely available offering plenty of diversity and choice to complete your project. Brown granite worktop colours create a traditional style and feel to any kitchen or bathroom. In addition to timelessness, brown granite is easy to maintain and upkeep thus reducing your ongoing maintenance. Many forms of brown granite worktop colours are extremely dense, hard stones. These virtues combined make brown worktop colours an ideal choice for projects such as outdoor barbeque countertops as well as flooring and high trafficked areas such as kitchen and bathrooms. It weathers flame and high heat, without a blemish. This enables brown granite worktop colours to resist weather, wear, freeze and thaw than other granite colours. The density of this colour makes it more stain, water and mould resistant than other colours. Please explore our large selection of brown granite worktop colours to find the option that suits you best!
Granite worktop colours – The Blacks
Are you looking for something more adaptable? Black granite worktops create a beautiful modern environment when matched with lighter cabinets and clean lines or perfectly compliment more traditional kitchens. Black granite worktops are a true chameleon of the granite worktop colour palette. As such, black granite worktops are the number one choice throughout the UK. Black granite has been used on some of the most prestigious building projects throughout the world. Also in monuments such as The Georgia Guidestones. Black granite worktop colours can range from absolute black - with little striations - to a more variable secondary colour option ranging from gold to silver, white, grey, blue…. Pretty much the whole colour spectrum! The traits inherent of black granite worktops offer the stone a textured appearance creating interest, body and depth. Black granites are mined mostly in Africa, Sweden, and India with the most popular options being Absolute Black and Star Galaxy. Please explore our large selection of black granite worktop colours to find the option that suits you best!
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