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Please help with Granite Selection!

9 years ago

Help needed!
I'm looking for a light toned granite with blues/grays, swirly rather than speckled. I'm having a very hard time locating slabs in the Baltimore area that fit the bill. My cabinets will be white and my island a slate gray color. Thanks to the great "Rocks 101" + discussions, I've learned to be cautious of marbles being sold as light quartzites and will take my bottle to the stone yard for the hardness test. I've looked at White Pearl (too iridescent, and did not pass Karin's scratch test so I think it's a marble) Sea Pearl (a top contender but current slab is too green with rust chunks) and Madre Pearle (love but need gray not tan.) I'm trying to find White Princess or White Macaubus to see, but they are in such high demand that I have to wait for the next shipment. Does anyone have any suggestions? It seems every time I read a discussion I discover a new light granite name, and I don't want to miss something. Any suggestions/pictures would be a big help! Thanks, Kellie

This post was edited by KelinMD on Tue, Nov 12, 13 at 20:56

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