TYPES OF MARBLE FOR COUNTERTOPS by Robbi at June 1, 2019 in Counter Intelligence No comments Bringing the outdoor elements inside is evident in the natural materials you use in the different areas of your living space. One of the most common outdoor materials that adorn many structures is marble. Because of its eco-friendliness, aesthetic value, and natural look, this natural stone is an easy choice for many designers, architects, and sculptors. It can give any space a luxurious feel. Many interior designers see a marble countertop as the material that screams affluence and sophistication. If you are considering a change on your counters, here are some of the highly sought after types of marble for bathroom and kitchen countertops: Calacatta. This is a rare type of marble that truly exudes opulence. The untrained eye usually mistakes Calacatta for Carrara because of their strong affinity in veining and coloration. Calacatta is a glistening white stone with thick, dark veins, while Carrara is plain white with labyrinthine grey veins. Calacatta’s infrequency places it at the top of the marble echelons. If you want to use this stone for your next remodeling, it is best to keep contemporary minimalism when it comes to decorating and let the stone shine. a. Calacatta Gold. If you want your space to show extravagance, this is the marble for you. Calacatta Gold’s golden veins emanate “old money”. This will look stunning when combined with black neo marquina marble or white porcelain. b. Calacatta Michelangelo. Subtle indulgence oozes from this type of marble. Its flawless white color is adorned by its soft grey veins. Minimalism goes well with this marble. If you want a mildly elegant design in your space, Calacatta Michelangelo is the best option. c. Calacatta Borghini. With its sporadic undertones of gold against an alabaster background. It is an ideal stone for a marble countertop and counters of kitchens with islands. It gives a slightly dramatic effect and charm into your living space. Emperor. This is a Spanish marble that has dark and light brown colorations. Its browns are adorned with irregular, grey and white veins. If your bathroom and kitchen have brass or gold furniture or fixtures, this exquisite marble is a great choice. Carrara. Known as the most affordable type of marble, Carrara is the most common choice for many homeowners. It has a greyish white color with delicate, feathery grey veins. The light color makes interiors feel more spacious. Levadia Black. Also known as Titanium Black marble, this Greek marble has greyish white, soft veins depicted in smoke spots. It is a common option for decorative countertops. Elevating the look of your bathroom or kitchen with marble countertops may be daunting at first. If you need more information, do your own research and speak to a local designer who specializes in this material. Why do marble countertops have the edge over most other types of counter materials? Here are a few tips for you.