Soapstone

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Soapstone is used for sculpture, tile, and kitchen countertops, sinks, wall tile and even for woodstoves and fireplaces. Soapstone (also known as steatite or soaprock) is a metamorphic rock, a talc-schist. It is largely composed of the mineral talc and is rich in magnesium.


Soapstone Countertops

Soapstone is an excellent, high end countertop material for any type of decor. Soapstone offers a very relaxing, earthy appeal. Soapstone is an all-natural stone that almost all synthetic countertop materials try and emulate, but nothing is as appealing, durable (if properly maintained) or beautiful as real soapstone countertops.

Even though Soapstone is often emulated, there is no other countertop material that comes close to the rich texture and relaxing appeal of this age old stone. Soapstone is the definition of warmth in a kitchen or rest room. Soapstone has been used in countertops and great architect for hundreds and even thousands of years for this very purpose. As far back as architecture and art can be traced in history, Soapstone has been taken advantage of.

Soapstone colors and designs are all natural, extremely aesthetically pleasing, warm and inviting. That is why there are so many imitators on the market place today, because the warm and inviting nature of Soapstone is one of a kind. Soapstone offers many different relaxing colors and designs to choose from, from small specked, deep patterns to designs with large, calming patterns deep throughout.
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Please use this material index as a reference to some of the most common stones we offer. Due to the nature of the products, color selection varies per location and as we frequently receive new shipments of slabs, some colors may not be available for viewing on this website.

Please visit our slab showrooms to see our latest Soapstone Countertops inventory if you are looking to purchase soapstone kitchen countertops or bathroom vanity tops in Northern VA or in MD.

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