Introducing.... Another Soapstone Alternative
Just had these installed on Tuesday and we're thrilled. We decided against soapstone because the samples I got were just too soft. But I loved the look. I was about to go with Jet Mist when.... across the warehouse... I saw these slabs and thought they might be soapstone or some type of marble (there were some polished ones too). Turns out they are Aqua Grantique - which is actually a "granitic gneiss". Took home a piece of the brushed finish version and that thing was indestructible. No staining, no etching, no dings when I attacked it with the point of a paring knife.... Plus my husband fell in love with it to. SO, without further ado, I believe I introduce the first Aqua Grantique countertops on this board!
And now that I have hopefully figured out how to post photos, I shall start another thread and hit you up for backsplash ideas for this new pet rock of mine;)