Primestones® Blog

Soapstone 101: Velvety Touch and Ageless Beauty
660 495 Primestones® Granite, Quartz, Marble

Soapstone is a soft, yet durable stone that provides a soft, velvety surface that is surprisingly durable if properly cared for.

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Travertine Stone 101: The Warmth and Elegance of Old Europe
1024 792 Primestones® Granite, Quartz, Marble

Think of the welcoming warmth of an Italian villa. Subdued beige colors and lofty looking stone columns and floors, porous with its signature little holes. Evokes feelings of leisurely brunches and lush surroundings.

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Dolomite 101: Elegant and durable
1024 683 Primestones® Granite, Quartz, Marble

Did you know that the supposedly best-selling stone in the United States has the name Fantasy Brown? And do you know what material it is? A Dolomite. We would like to shine some light on the misconceptions about this stone and show its many advantages.

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Granite 101: Simple or Sophisticated
1024 683 Primestones® Granite, Quartz, Marble

What stone can look incredibly sophisticated or super simple and is one of the most durable stones for home use? Exactly, Granite. Because granite starts as molten rock, we classify it as igneous rock, in comparison to metamorphic (Quartzite) or sedimentary rocks (Onyx or Dolomite). Igneous means that it is cooled down magma, and depending on the size of the magma chamber, it can take thousands or millions of years for it to form.

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Porcelain is the perfect artificial stone for many uses
Porcelain 101, Introducing one of the earliest man-made stones
850 823 Primestones® Granite, Quartz, Marble

Have you seen those walls or even ceilings covered in what looks like marble? Heavy stone? No need to hold your breath – welcome the porcelain slabs. Just like what you know about ceramic tiles, these are giant tiles that can be used in a multitude of ways.

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Basaltina Kitchen
Basaltina® 101: History, Properties and Care of Lavastone
1024 683 Primestones® Granite, Quartz, Marble

Want a piece of eternal Roman history in your home? What does a volcano in Italy and the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York have in common? Basaltina® :…

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Quartzite – The Tranquility of Marble with the Hardness of Granite
1024 632 Primestones® Granite, Quartz, Marble

Quartzite stone: Nature makes the impossible possible Quartzite is a stone that is harder than granite with the calmness of marble… Sounds like magic? Almost. The magic is called plate…

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Onyx Enchanting and unusual stone
Onyx – Enchanting and Unusual
1020 742 Primestones® Granite, Quartz, Marble

Onyx, unlike other stones, is formed on the surface as calcite rich groundwater leaves crystalline deposits as it flows beneath the earth., Trace minerals provide the rich colors of this enchanting stone.

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Introduction to stone
Introduction to Stone 101
1024 685 Primestones® Granite, Quartz, Marble

In the series Introduction to Stone 101, we offer you a new tool with the basics about the 10 stones that we carry in our two locations in Miami and West Palm Beach: Marble, Granite, Quartzite, Quartz, Dolomite, Travertine, Soapstone, Onyx, Porcelain, and Lavastone.

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History, Properties and Care of Marble
Marble – Introduction to the stone of luxury
1024 683 Primestones® Granite, Quartz, Marble

In the series Introduction to Stone 101, we offer you a new tool with the basics about the 10 stones that we carry in our two locations in Miami and West Palm Beach: Marble, Granite, Quartzite, Quartz, Dolomite, Travertine, Soapstone, Onyx, Porcelain, and Lavastone.

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