Black granite countertops are making a big comeback into our kitchens. Glossy or matte, with more or less veining and splashes of different shades, black granite is always making a captivating appearance. This granite type is also providing a powerful performance. Strong and durable as any other granite, dark granite countertops will always make a powerful statement.
Some people may be afraid to use Best Quartz Countertops in their kitchens. Some think that black is too dark and that this type of granite can transform a kitchen into a gloomy and drab space. The truth is, if you choose any of the black granite colors, you will have made an excellent decision. Of course, you need to understand the space and make a plan in accordance with your specific, practical needs in the kitchen. Another important thing is the style you want to see and enjoy every day.
The color of black granite can range from almost absolute and completely black, with little striations, to a more wavering black color. These variables are actually secondary colors in dark granite and usually are gray, green, blue, white, etc. There is also a more textured appearance of black granite that provides this natural stone with ravishing interest and depth.
Black granites are mined mostly in South Africa, India, Australia, and Sweden.
The top choices of popular black granite colors are Black Pearl, Impala Black, Agatha Black, Absolute Black, Titanium, Black Galaxy, India Black, and Cambrian Black. You can see samples of some of these popular granite colors at Aqua’s slab yard in Wayne, New Jersey.
Indian Black granite is dense and compact stone with rice-grain effect. Impala Black is from Africa but is sometimes categorized as gray granite type due to its color and grain structure.