Giotto

Stone Type:


Quartzite

Sizes/Thickness:


3/4" (2cm slab)

Origin:


Brazil

Finish:


Polished

Giotto is a quartzite from Brazil. This white quartzite has blue and grey veining and resembles the Italian Venatino and Statuary marbles in appearance; but is much harder and more durable. It can be used for kitchen countertops without having the scratching and etching issues experienced with marble. During the polishing process, an epoxy resin is applied to the surface of the stone to fill in any natural pits, cracks or fissures that may exist. It is possible for some of the more minute pits that are too small to effectively hold the resin, to reopen during other finishing stages. However, this does not affect the durability, maintenance or beauty of the stone. Due to the qualities of the stone, the slabs are book-matched, meaning slab one and slab two will be cut and polished to create a mirror image of each other. These are then kept in sequence, which allows for a consistent flow in pattern. Finally, a mesh backing is adhered to the back of the stone to ensure safety while handling and fabricating the slab. As a natural stone product, it is recommended that this be sealed to extend its longevity.


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Commercial & Residential
Interior
Floor & Wall
Backsplashes
Countertops
Fireplaces
Tub Surrounds & Showers
Vanities

Product Details

Stone Type:


Quartzite

Sizes/Thickness:


3/4" (2cm slab)

Origin:


Brazil

Finish:


Polished

Product Information

Giotto is a quartzite from Brazil. This white quartzite has blue and grey veining and resembles the Italian Venatino and Statuary marbles in appearance; but is much harder and more durable. It can be used for kitchen countertops without having the scratching and etching issues experienced with marble. During the polishing process, an epoxy resin is applied to the surface of the stone to fill in any natural pits, cracks or fissures that may exist. It is possible for some of the more minute pits that are too small to effectively hold the resin, to reopen during other finishing stages. However, this does not affect the durability, maintenance or beauty of the stone. Due to the qualities of the stone, the slabs are book-matched, meaning slab one and slab two will be cut and polished to create a mirror image of each other. These are then kept in sequence, which allows for a consistent flow in pattern. Finally, a mesh backing is adhered to the back of the stone to ensure safety while handling and fabricating the slab. As a natural stone product, it is recommended that this be sealed to extend its longevity.


California Residents: Information about Proposition 65 can be found in FAQs.

Recommended Uses

Commercial & Residential
Interior
Floor & Wall
Backsplashes
Countertops
Fireplaces
Tub Surrounds & Showers
Vanities

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