7. Blue Pearl (Norway)

Blue stone countertop
Blue Pearl Granite

The Blue Pearl, Norway’s magnificent Larvik stone, is a distinct grayish-blue granite embedded with glimmering iridescent crystals.

It comes in different shades from metallic blue with silver streaks to dark blue with black and gray specks. These variations occur naturally, depending on a particular slab’s quarry. Thus, buyers are highly advised to inspect the actual pieces before purchasing the material(s) as they may differ from the samples and displays seen in showrooms.

The most notable characteristic of this particular granite color is its iridescent optical effect (Schiller effect). Hence, the granite appears to change color when viewed from different angles, mainly when directed towards a light.

Blue Pearl, like every other granite, is unyielding. It will not scratch or chip under regular use. Also, heat from hot pots and pans won’t deal any damage either. It has a low absorption rate, so you need not worry about staining.

Blue Pearl is a unique surface that offers a luminous and elegant look in any space. Given its durability, it is a one-time investment which undoubtedly gives a lifetime of service to any home.

8. Emerald Pearl (Norway)

Green stone countertop
Emerald Pearl Granite

The Emerald Pearl is a pearlescent granite with silver and green flecks of mica quarried from Larvik, Norway.

Much like its counterpart, the Blue Pearl, its appearance varies depending on its quarry source. Also, it can either have a light green surface with silver crystals or a dark green shade with bluish specks.

This particular granite color resist tarnishes, making it a perfect choice for a kitchen countertop material. With proper care and maintenance, it will not stain or scratch easily.

Green kitchen countertop in Cebu, Philippines
Emerald Pearl granite kitchen countertop for a residential project in Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu

Its rich, dark color works best with white painted walls and cabinets. Moreover, the striking contrast provides depth to any kitchen or bathroom space. Furthermore, the reflections from its metallic minerals add a little sparkle and shine to any room.

Have you seen any of these granite colors lately? Do you have one in your current kitchen at home? What are your thoughts about it? Share your experience in the comment box below!

If you are looking for a way to upgrade your kitchen, come and visit the nearest Stone Depot slab yard in your city. We are a direct importer of countertop materials, such as granite, marble, and engineered quartz. Our company sources our products from various quarries around the world, like China, India, and Greece.

Since 2015, we have worked with thousands of customers, contractors, and developers. Stone Depot has built a strong and dependable reputation as the go-to choice for natural and engineered stones in the Visayas and Mindanao.

With us, you can choose from a wide variety of colors, finishes, and sizes of stones available at our slab yard. Our mission is to deliver our products and services on time, in high-quality, and at a fair price. And we intend to keep it that way. Always.

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