Granite comes in many different colors and is quarried from various different countries. Because of its durability and range of colors it is now is very popular for quality kitchen worktops and floor tiles.
Different kinds of Green Granite
Usually there are found two types of green granite. They are Emerald Pearl Granite and China Green Granite.
Emerald Pearl Granite:
This classic dark green pearlescent stone, also known as Labrador Scuro, displays ever changing light refractions for a dramatic effect. Norway is said to be the origination country of Emerald Pearl Granite.
Exotic indecent crystals go so well with rich and luxurious décor that it matches very well in kitchens, bathrooms and bedrooms alike. The size of the flecks means that finger prints don’t show as much as they can do on some plainer materials.
The liveliness of the material of Emerald Pearl granite gives the feel of aliveness to even the barest portions of the house, transform any room to give authentic look.
Emerald Pearl is a coarse-grained intrusive igneous rock of the same general composition as granite bar with the quartz either absent or present in small amounts of less than 5%. The feldspar component of syenite is predominantly alkaline in character. Plagioclase feldspar may be present in small quantities.
China Green Granite
China Green Granite consists of tones of light green and mottled black interwoven with a fine web of yellow-ochre. These huff meld harmoniously to provide a luxuriant fogeyish green effect.
China Green’s natural color spectrum makes it highly versatile and the perfect choice to complement a wide range of wood finishes – from light pear and birch, all the way through to cherry and the deepest oak or mahogany. Its pattern of color will also bring another dimension to units painted in a single color.
China Green Granite is affordable also. The worktops made of China Green Granite are the perfect choice for those wishing to create a kitchen appears to be touched by the blessings ‘Mother Nature’.
Uses of Green Granite in Interior Decoration
Green Granite is not only attractive and trendy, but is also hardy, various design element for every part of the house when most people think of Green Granite surfaces, they think of kitchen countertops, but there are so many ways to incorporate the natural beauty of Green Granite into your home. Green Granite surfaces are durable, decorative and relatively inexpensive. So, if you are a creative person, you should choose the Green Granite to decorate your home. Some common uses of Green Granites are —-
- Kitchen Countertops and Vanities
- Sinks or Tubs
- Window frame
The world famous Vietnam Veterans Memorial is building up entirely in Green Granite. Here is the image:
Demand for Green Granite
So, the versatility of the Green Granite or Green Marble has made it popular to the people. With wonderful marble and beautiful structures it allows the user to utilize it in a number of forms.
Green Marble is in good demand all over the world, particularly in Europe, North Africa, South East Asia and Middle East, South East Asia and China. But, each country and region has its particular demand about the quality.
TIPS AND ADVICE TO CLEAN GRANITE
- Use coasters under all glasses to prevent stains on your granite surface.
- v Avoid letting citrus or alcohol products sit on the granite surfaces as it can etch and dull it.
- Keep hot items off of granite; always use trivet or hot pad for protection.
- Resealing your granite will help to preserve it and keep its shine. This is typically done approximately every 2 years.
- Granite is a very hard and scratch resistant. If you do have a scratch, it is best to have it repaired by a professional.
- If you want to make your own pH balanced cleaner, try mixing 1 part alcohol.
- If you have granite flooring, it’s best to clean it with granite cleaner or have a trained professional clean it. For daily maintenance, sweeping and dusting is usually sufficient.