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How do you know which stone is right for you?

November 4, 2021

When you’re embarking on a home remodel or new build, it’s crucial to pick the right materials — after all, you want to love the way a project looks for years to come. Of your materials, one of the more significant selections will be stone. But, with an endless number of options, how do you…

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What is the difference between Quartz and Quartzite?

August 2, 2021

What is Quartz? Quartz is an engineered or man-made product that is often specified because it can provide a consistent aesthetic. Made through a manufacturing process using ground quartz, resin, and pigments, engineered quartz is a highly durable and beautiful premium hard surface option available in many design styles, including natural stone-like looks and modern concrete colors.…

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Your Next Residential or Commercial Project Deserves Premium Stone

April 2, 2021

The Stone Collection is your one-stop destination for the world’s best stone. We recently teamed up with Luxe Interiors + Design Magazine to share a little bit about The Stone Collection and how our journey started. Scroll on to discover more about our incredible depth of selection, showroom experience, and our new Marble Of The…

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The Stone Collection Awarded Best of Houzz 2021

February 24, 2021

The annual award highlights home remodeling and design professionals with top ratings and the most popular designs among the Houzz community February 24, 2021 The Stone Collection has won a Best of Houzz award for home design on Houzz.com, the leading online platform for home renovation and design. The Best of Houzz awards are given…

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A Modern Farmhouse Remodel Featuring our Calacatta Lincoln Oro Marble

February 3, 2021

Colorado Homes & Lifestyles Magazine recently featured a beautiful farmhouse remodel in Cherry Hills Village, a suburb of Denver, Colorado. This sprawling homestead on 5 acres of land was envisioned by the homeowners and KGA Studio Architects. The two-year, “built-to-last” renovation had a goal of connecting the home to a large amount of outdoor space.…

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What is the difference between cross cut and vein cut stone?

January 5, 2021

Onyx is a perfect example of how the cut of a stone can dramatically influence its look and feel. Cross-cut and vein-cut are two different ways of cutting a stone that result in two very different appearances in the same material. When a stone slab is vein-cut, it is cut against the natural grain of…

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Popular stone finishes to create texture in your project

November 24, 2020

Over the last few years, alternative finishes for stone countertops have increased in popularity. While a polished finish used to be the most popular, our showrooms are now seeing more and more requests for finishes other than polished. Our clients are not only looking for exceptional quality but also for signature design elements that will…

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What does it mean to book match stone slabs?

September 26, 2020

Book matching occurs when two or more natural or engineered stone slabs are mirrored to match the pattern, movement, and veining found in the material. When the slabs are placed end to end, the veining and movement continue from one slab into the other, creating a continuous flow or pattern. Stones with strong movement and…

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From Fossil to Your Countertop: All About Petrified Wood

July 26, 2018

What is Petrified Wood and How Does it Form? Petrified Wood is a special type of fossil, its name meaning “wood turned into stone”.  Formed over millions of years when plant material is buried by sediment and protected from decay by oxygen and organisms, Petrified Wood undergoes a process known as permineralization to become a fossil. Ground…

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