Chiffon Granite is a natural stone originally found India and quarried in the regions of Thiruthangal, Virudhunagar District, Sivakasi, Tamil Nadu, from where it is exported to the UK and Europe.
In terms of aesthetics, Chiffon Granite presents a solid cream background including small and medium sized coloured graining ranging between cream, golden and with hints of pinkish and brown flecks in a consistent pattern that offers unparalleled natural beauty and strength to interior and exterior architectural areas alike. Secondly, Chiffon Granite is an extremely versatile natural granite that is available in different finishes including honed, polished. satin and anticato; that enables different looks suiting relevant design environments.
Chiffon Granite is suitable for use in kitchens, walls and floorings. It requires little maintenance whilst providing sophisticated looks in both interior and exterior applications that require natural stone that offers a refined appearance with incredible performance characteristics and strength. Furthermore, this granite is an ideal stone to work with, offering the possibility of having seamless pieces across large surfaces such as kitchen worktops, bar counters, bathrooms, cladding, and islands.
Granite is a magmatic rock which is made from quartz and feldspar amongst other minerals. It occurs naturally below the earth’s surface over hundreds of thousands of years resulting in an extremely strong stone that has been used over many civilizations in construction of buildings and monuments and paving. Most recently, granite has become the material of choice for residential homes as it offers unique and exotic looks, durability, strength and investment value to any property in which it is applied. The lack of calcium in granite ensures the stone does not etch like marble when exposed to acid present in lemons, oranges, etc
Slab sizes will cover areas of between 5.5 metre square and 6.5 metre square, which ensures large areas such as kitchen islands are installed seamlessly.
Standard thicknesses for this granite are 20mm and 30mm and it comes in standard finishes in polished, honed and special-order satin and bush hammered which allow for many options in terms of both design and style.
Features and benefits of granite:
- Simple and luxurious
- Minimal liquid absorption
- Extremely durable
- Popular worktop material due to a mix of looks and investment value
- Available in a wide array colours, thicknesses and finishes
- Unique appearance
- Suitable for indoors and outdoors applications
- Adds resale value to any property
- Honed finished provides vintage and old-fashioned looks
- Easy maintenance regime
- Naturally strong: third strongest mineral on earth
- 100% natural and non-toxic
- Suitable for food preparation areas and healthcare facilities