Golden Crystal Granite modern-kitchen-countertops
 

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May 22, 2013
cook2cook wrote:
Would black appliances & oak cabinets compliment this countertop?
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Yes, that would look great. The Golden Crystal Granite has that orange/ burnt orange color that ties the granite into the oak cabs. And black appliances would be a nice contrast against the lightness of the stone.
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January 29, 2013
MsMaryMac wrote:
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Hi, thanks for the question. Golden Crystal Granite is not the same a Juperana Persa Granite, but do they have a similar look. You'll find, if you find a company that can expose you to the enormous selection of granites on the market, that many stones looks similar and have different names, and that many stones look totally different but have the same name. That's to be expected from a natural product.

While I personally love getting and giving advice on the discussion page, my biggest decorating rule is this: No matter how fashionable or widely agreed on an idea or style is, if you don't love it, don't do it. I think a top bar is a great way to create a visual division between the kitchen and adjoining space in an open floor plan, like this other kitchen we did:
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The top bar is also a nice entertaining touch because it allows guests to sit without looking directly at cooking mess. It also allows you to use bar stool, which some people prefer for island seating.

However, a single level island with overhang allows you to have lower chairs and a much bigger workspace if that's what appeals to you. It also opens up the room in a more closed in kitchen, like this one:
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My best advice is to think about how you use your island and the feeling you'd like to create (open or closed or ornate, simple, etc). Then make a houzz ideabook specifically for this issue. Add as many photos as possible of the two options (top bar of single level) and makes notes on whether you do or don't like. It's helpful to add even photos that you don't think look good.

Hope this helps and don't hesitate to ask more questions. We love to help!
    Bookmark   January 30, 2013 at 8:29AM
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January 20, 2013
lpstompanato wrote:
What backsplash would you recommend to go with golden crystal granite - Cabinets are clove.... Granite is golden clove.... Need suggestion for backsplash.
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The best tile I saw with this was glass tile, the long mixed size horizontal kind, that had caramel, brown, and the gold that's in this granite. Something in those colors really pick up the warm colors in the stone. If you have access to your slab at your granite fabricator, I recommend spending the money to get samples of tiles you like then bringing them to the supplier to see what they look like agains the stone.

Good luck!

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Golden Crystal Granite

Golden Crystal Granite. This is a rich granite with tans, creams, golds, chocolate brown, taupe, and black. It has warm, inviting colors, but is overall a lighter stone. This basement bar counter is bookmatched. That means that we cut the pieces for the top bar, riser (the vertical piece), and the deck in such a way that when we installed them, the pattern would continue across the different planes, creating a gentle waterfall look that accents the pattern of the stone. Whenever a natural product is used in a way that preserves its natural direction or formation, the effect is far more pleasing to the eye and creates a more serene space in the home.

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