Return from White Macaubusland

musicgalMay 17, 2014

I've learned a lot about this quartzite over the past few weeks. Finally made a commitment today to two slabs of this lovely stuff. White Macaubus vein cut was called simply White Macaubus. The crosscut variety was called Calacutta Quartzite. They don't make things easy for us neophytes.

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edeevee

Oh goodness, that's pretty!

    Bookmark   May 17, 2014 at 3:34PM
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musicgal

Thank you edeevee- I paid more for that stone than I did for my wedding back in 1977. I can only hope it lasts that long:)

    Bookmark   May 17, 2014 at 3:48PM
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strayerdarb

That is gorgeous!! You're going to love it!

    Bookmark   May 17, 2014 at 5:03PM
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bookworm4321

That is pretty. I took a few pictures of BS that I would have used if going with that quartzite. If my next kitchen is a white cabinet one, I loved these.

    Bookmark   May 17, 2014 at 5:51PM
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nhbaskets

Gorgeous! Congratulations on making a decision!

    Bookmark   May 17, 2014 at 6:11PM
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greenhaven

Lovely slab, glad you were able to make a decision! I would be paralyzed with indecision in a stoneyard.

    Bookmark   May 17, 2014 at 9:40PM
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romy718

For a neophyte, you did good! That is a gorgeous slab...a slab that if you knew exactly what you wanted, could take months to find.
Thanks for sharing a pic of your slab. Please share installation day pics.

    Bookmark   May 17, 2014 at 9:54PM
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bicyclegirl1

Gorgeous...my fav! Can't wait to see it installed. Congrats on finding the perfect slab.

    Bookmark   May 17, 2014 at 10:46PM
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Mags438

Gorgeous

    Bookmark   May 18, 2014 at 7:56AM
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andreak100

Oh, pretty!!! Can't wait to see that installed! Isn't it the best feeling when you find "the one"? Congratulations!

    Bookmark   May 18, 2014 at 8:43AM
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musicgal

strayer- that it a fabulous backsplash on the right with the gray borders between the tiles. Do you remember the name of that supplier and pattern?

strayer, nhbaskets, greenhaven, romy718, bicyclegirl, Mags438 and andreak100- thank you. I am excited about seeing it on the horizontal so to speak. Here is a pic of where it is going. Everywhere but the back perimeter by the stove.

    Bookmark   May 18, 2014 at 9:18AM
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musicgal

Here it a pic of the kitchen layout in part.

    Bookmark   May 18, 2014 at 9:21AM
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strayerdarb

I think bookworm4321 posted the pictures of the subway tiles with the little tiles in between.

    Bookmark   May 18, 2014 at 5:56PM
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musicgal

so she did- bookworm do you remember where you saw those pretty bs patterns?

    Bookmark   May 18, 2014 at 6:26PM
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