What Is Granite?
According to Wikipedia granite is a type of intrusive, igneous rock with a granular and phaneritic texture. This natural stone forms throughout the continental crust, mostly in mountainous areas.
Iran is 3rd biggest global stone producer and the 5th richest country in the world in terms of natural stone resources. Iran ranks 1st in the world when it comes to the variety of stones, colors and quality and processing. You can find one of the best granites in different parts of Iran where has various kinds of natural stone quarries, including Isfahan, Khorasan, Azerbayjan province and so on. Iranian granite is well-known and popular worldwide and is exported to many countries all over the world due to its beauty, high quality and unique patterns.
The Characteristics & Specifications of Granite
This stone is one of the oldest, hardest, and strongest stones globally, with a wide range of colors and patterns.
Types of Granite
We can categorize this stone based on color, size and finish. Some of the types we offer are about green, bazalt, black, G603 and G654 granite.
Although our marble block, slab and tile sizes differ depending on customer’s inquiry. Our popular tile sizes are 30×60, 40×60, 40×80, 40×100 and 40×140.
Granite has several finishes including brushed, honed, polished and leathered. These finishes will affect the appearance of the stone, as a result of this fact, in order to select the best finish style, before purchasing this product you should consider some factors such as the look and beauty of the stone, the place you would like to install it and also its application. Here, in our company, we offer our customers four textures:
- Brushed: Brushed granite has a matte (non-reflective) finish due to wire brush treatment.
- Honed: Honed granite is halfway between matte and glossy, creating a balanced, subtly polished look.
- leathered: leathered finish is a newer style that is gaining more traction in the design world, it is produced by using diamond brushes making a soft sheen with a textured appearance which is more stain-resistant. It will also better accentuate your stone’s natural color.
- Polished: Shiny and glossy, polished granite is an eye-catching, sophisticated style due to the fact that it makes the stone color pops up.
in case of additional questions about stone’s texture and finish, do not hesitate to contact our experts.
Due of its exceptional durability, granite is mostly utilized for monuments and countertops. It is also suitable for bar tops, benches, kitchen island, fireplaces, window sills, shower surrounds, and flooring. Artists also use it to sculpt fountains, columns, and accessories.
Pros and Cons
Advantages: affordable price, uniform color, strength, durability, chemical resistance, scratch proof, stain resistant and it can also withstand extremely high temperatures.
Disadvantages: high weight
Granite Block, Tile, Slab & More
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