Marble Countertop by Aurora Stone

Marble Countertops: Pros and Cons

Who could resist the beautiful look of marble? This classic natural stone is so widely favoured. It is being used for a lot more than floors, walls, and sculptures these days. People love the look of marble, they have even been replicating it on their cakes, nails, phone cases, and much more. Indeed, it is as popular in the 21st century as it was hundreds of years ago. However, marble offers a lot more than just an elegant appearance. It is also perfect for countertops, for both aesthetic and functional reasons.   If you’ve been searching for a new benchtop material for your kitchen, bathroom or bar, read on to discover the pros and cons of getting marble countertops: Pros Long-Lasting … Continue reading

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Natural Stone Surface for Restaurants and Bars

3 Best Natural Stone Surfaces for Restaurants and Bars

Whether you’re the owner of an up-beat local pub, a crowd-favourite eatery, or anything in-between, it’s important that the benchtops used in your restaurants and bars are just as durable as the ones in your homes. In fact, maybe even more so. The average modern adult spends about one hour cooking and preparing food each day. On the other hand, when it comes to restaurants and bars, staff are constantly working around the clock to prepare raw ingredients, cook, plate up delicious meals, and finally, clean. This is exactly why a good, solid benchtop solution is absolutely necessary. Out of all the surface materials available,  natural stone is a highly desirable choice for a good reason. Below, we’ve run through … Continue reading

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Interesting Facts About Natural Stone

6 Interesting Facts About Natural Stone

As the first building blocks known to man, natural stone is just as popular today as it was thousands of years ago. With such a wide variety of colours, patterns and finishes available, finding the perfect product for your splashbacks, benchtops, tiles or wall cladding has never been easier.  But there is a lot more to natural stone materials than what meets the eye. To show you what we mean, we have rounded up 6 interesting facts you need to know about natural stone:  1. It Has Been Used in Most Ancient Monuments  Everything from the Colosseum of Rome to the Great Pyramids of Giza, the Temple of Artemis, the Taj Mahal and many more ancient monuments. World wonders and … Continue reading

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