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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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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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