My Honed Calacatta Gold Slab Has Arrived!
I know some of you have been waiting for updates on my mini remodel, but I hit a big snag last week when I realized that I could not find any black absolute granite that was as black as mine is anywhere. I went to my local granite/marble yard and found a perfectly matching (but flawed) slab of calacatta gold leftover from a kitchen and was able (because of the flaw) to get it for the same price ($80 per square foot installed, plus $95 to hone): a steal. And it matches the tile I had already begun to have installed for the new backsplash. What do you all think?
The minor flaw (the brownish gray spots with slight indentation):
With a flash:
To match the backsplash:
Now, I just have to get my contractor to finish. It should be all completed by Friday night.