Countertops have come along ways since the days of the almighty “granite”. Now there are many alternatives to granite. For instance, engineered stones like Ceaserstone; Silgranite; Color Quartz minimizes maintenance and offers some great color choices for the modern kitchen. Marbles have become a lot more friendly for kitchen use due to better sealers, while Quartzite and other natural stones provide excellent durability and beautiful character. Fletcher Cameron has developed a beautiful laminate alternate to the inexpensive versions of the 60’s as well as a proprietary burnished stainless countertop.
Check out this video of Italy's marble quarry.