The hot new thing in NC -- Pyrolave volvic stone countertops
This is a French company, I believe, but their US subsidiary is here. Gorgeous stuff. Houzz link below. Has anyone ever heard of it? I had not. This picture looks modern, but it can go traditional as well. Some of the blues are breathtaking. Cobalt. Turquoise . . . sigh.
Here is a link that might be useful: Pyrolave Pictures from Houzz