Published at 02 August 2016. by Leanne Augustin
Granite countertop is an exclusive addition for a modern and traditional kitchen design. It has unique color and texture which can increase the beauty of a kitchen at once. Due to the impressive look, granite is sold in high price. Not all people can afford this countertop. If you are rich, you can purchase the white spring granite countertop to complement the beauty of classic white shaker styled cabinet. Even though granite is very popular in the market, don’t force yourself to purchase the piece if it is out of budget. There are many alternatives of countertops to get in the market. The onyx countertop is one of them. It can bring opulent touch on the cabinet and island due to the excellent colors and textures.
When you hear the word onyx, you always link this material with precious stone found in various jewelry pieces. It is true that onyx is one of the most popular items to create necklace or even bracelet. Due to the amazing beauty, people begin to use onyx as a part of home décor. The durability of onyx countertop is exceptional. It is just as durable as marble, limestone, slate and granite countertops. The shades of onyx are available in numerous options. If you have a white kitchen interior design with dark brown wooden cabinet, install a beige onyx countertop with golden yellow texture to increase the luxury. Purchase a custom made onyx countertop if you want a distinctive look on the countertop.
To evoke a unique U shaped beach kitchen design, install a white countertop with shining blue texture. Other colors include deep green, lilac, cream, white, and black hues. The latter one is excellent to match a modern white kitchen cabinet. The price of onyx countertop is still expensive, but it can evoke a luxury feeling in the cooking room. This countertop is worthy to choose since you can amaze the guests. The maintenance should be conducted regularly due to the precious material. Put the sharp items such as scissors, forks and knives far away from the countertop since it is very prone to scratches. This soft stone will be damaged if it has contact with sharp objects.