Quartzite polished or honed?
Hi all! I've chosen Mont Blanc quartzite slabs for my kitchen countertops and island. I had a sample where one side was honed, one side polished. The polished side etched horribly, while the honed side was bulletproof. The fabricator (who is not who I got my sample from) says polished is better for quartzite, and that perhaps my polished sample was unsealed? I don't know what to believe. I fell in love with the creamy look of the honed but most of all the infallibility of it. I don't like the shiny polished look as much but I can live with if it is maintenance-free. My fabricator is going to charge me $600+ per slab to hone the slabs. What are your experiences with quartzite- honed, polished, sealed, etc? Thank you!