Tell me about dark brown countertop options

swfrJuly 20, 2013

Granite, quartz, whatever... I just would like to know where to begin looking for dark brown counter materials.

I've looked at marron cohiba/antique brown but it appears kind of black. I've also looked at raven caesarstone, but I can't get a sense of what tones it has in it. I'm really in the very beginning stages so anything you have to offer (pictures, advice, websites, etc) will help.

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We have Cambia quartz color oakhampton on the bathroom vanity.It is dark brown. I can post a picture later.

    Bookmark   July 20, 2013 at 8:30PM
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Walnut countertops are really lovely.

    Bookmark   July 20, 2013 at 10:28PM
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Walnut are exactly the color I'm looking for-- they are my inspiration-- but I want the durability of a quartz or granite type counter.

I love the oakhampton, robinle. I also found that caesarstone has something similar called espresso.

    Bookmark   July 20, 2013 at 10:31PM
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My friend just did her perimeter counters in a quartzite/granite called Bronzo. It looks like leather and is beautiful.

    Bookmark   July 21, 2013 at 12:25PM
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How funny that you ask, Swfr. No first-hand knowledge here, unfortunately. I threw together a board for the Design Around This thread just a while ago and gave up trying to find just a picture of a very dark, coolish brown, matte finish counter. Would have saved time if I'd found your post first. I sort of fell in love with the idea of this color for a wood kitchen because I like the look of counters blending with the cabinets below.

    Bookmark   July 21, 2013 at 2:37PM
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Chocolate Brown is a beautiful granite. I am not sure if it goes by any other names. I was not able to find it when we were planning our kitchen and I ended up with the Maron Cohiba leathered.

The link below has the old gardenweb thread with that gorgeous milk chocolate color.

Here is a link that might be useful: Chocolate Brown Granite

    Bookmark   July 21, 2013 at 4:38PM
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omg, that chocolate brown leathered in that old link is GOR-geous!
ok, back to researching range hoods...........

    Bookmark   July 21, 2013 at 11:04PM
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