Primestones® Blog

Featured 768x513, Primestones® Granite, Quartz, Marble

Dolomite 101: Elegant and durable

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.

Read More »
Granite 101 Featured 768x512, Primestones® Granite, Quartz, Marble

Granite 101: Simple or Sophisticated

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.

Read More »
Onyx Featured 768x559, Primestones® Granite, Quartz, Marble

Onyx – Enchanting and Unusual

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.

Read More »
Introduction To Stone 768x514, Primestones® Granite, Quartz, Marble

Introduction to Stone 101

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.

Read More »
Marble 768x512, Primestones® Granite, Quartz, Marble

Marble – Introduction to the stone of luxury

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.

Read More »