Baltic Brown granite countertops are made from a coarse-grained granite slab with a largely brown color palette, according to Fireplace & Granite Distributors in Charlotte, N.C. Baltic Brown granite has a black backgroun... More » Home & Garden Kitchen

Some examples of cheaper granite colors are Ubatuba, Verde Butterfly, Luna Pearl and Baltic Brown. These colors are all considered part of the Group A category of granite. More » Home & Garden Home Maintenance Building Materials

Choosing surfaces embedded with a mixture of different materials and colors complementing the kitchen color palette or using a mix of colored recycled glass pieces to imitate granite countertops are good tips for using g... More » Home & Garden Kitchen
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