Mother of Pearl Quartzite traditional kitchen countertops
 

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doba wrote:
Is this the same or similar to Crytal Pearl, Sea Pearl, or Monte Carlo??? I am having a hard time locating it - I am being told that it is the same thing. It is so hard to tell when I look at photos on the computer. I plan to use it with Dove White cabinets in my kitchen and hardwood floors.
   Comment   March 25, 2013
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jackkate2
I just installed sea pearl in my kitchen and looked at one just like this called madre perla and perla venata. Sea pearl usually has greyish/greenish cast..madre perla looks more grey/beige with rust "iron" deposits? I love the quartzite!!
March 9, 2014 at 10:44am   
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pollackmd wrote:
We love the look of mother of pearl quarzite. Have you ever seen it honed in a kitchen installation?
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Walker1200 I'm thinking of putting Taj Mahal on my fireplace in my new home! I would love to find it honed. We have great taste ;)
April 4, 2013 at 9:30am   
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walker1220
You can have it honed during fabrication:)
April 4, 2013 at 9:32am   
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abench wrote:
I'm considering using this in my kitchen because it's more durable but I'm wondering HOW much more durable is it? Can I put hot things directly from the oven on it? Will water rings stay? Does it have some marble in it? Sorry for the overload of questions!! THAnks!
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Rivka McLean
After 8 years of having a quartzite the counter top edges are all chipping. It is a composite product. I suggest marble which my friend has had the same amount of years. I suggest the marble be honed and sealed. Stick with the tried and true.
November 15, 2012 at 1:56pm   
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judywildwood
You are confusing quartz & quartzite. Quartz is a composite of quartz & resin, but quartzite is a natural stone, with even more quartz than granite; therefore it is harder than granite.
July 26, 2013 at 3:27pm     
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