Natural Stone Information
Searching around the WWW you may have found several of our stone sites. Each site is usually dedicated for a specific region and its favourite natural stones and colours. This website is a general collection of some 1,000+ natural stones popularly available however at the last count we do know of some 25,000+!
Our most dedicated U.K. granite website may be found at Granites.uk where you will find out much more information about our most popular supplies including the fabulous Blue Pearl Granite as shown below, left,which we produce at our factory in Chennai, India. Please note that Blue Pearl granite is available in several different shades from a light blue/silvery pearl through to a dark deep blue. As a general guide the darker the blue colour the more expensive the granite, maybe 100% more!
As with Blue Pearl and Emerald Pearl granite we are now processing Baltic Brown Granite, above right, at our Indian factory. This granite is available in large polished one face random slabs, cut-to-size project slabs, polished and calibrated tiles plus granite worktops.
Black granite? Without doubt the most popular granite colour in the United Kingdom and one that creates more arguments, even within the trade, than any other colours available. It is very important to note that there are many different types/shades/colours and veining of black granite from many countries and above, middle, we feature our Classic Black Granite from our own quarry in India and which is both a fabulous granite to work with and also economical.
To enable you to understand more about black granite please visit our Facts Page.
Is It Black Or Star Galaxy Granite?
Our company opened the first Star Galaxy Granite quarry in India in the early 1980s. This is the Original trademarked name quarry, all other quarries that have subsequently opened have been named as Black Galaxy Granite. Please check the above two links to learn much more about this granite. Our Star Galaxy Granite and our Classic Black Galaxy Granite are only available in the UK from Affordable Granite & Marble Co Ltd who will be pleased to give you either a direct quotation or supply your own fabricator or stonemason.
Above right is a small sample of our Exclusive Bros Blue Granite and if you click on the image you will be taken to our quarry page with sixty fabulous Bros Blue quarry production images.
If the material you are seeking is not shown here please try our Eurasian.eu where you will find many different granites, limestones, marbles and travertines and for a full list of ALL travertines we know of (~160!) please try this link.
Granite Tiles & Granite Worktops
Our Indian Granite Tile Factory was established in the early 1980s and has been in continuous production exporting polished and calibrated granite tiles all over the world to some of the most well-known wholesale and DIY distributors. It is very important to understand the quality difference between Water Cut & Kerosene Cut tiles and the problems that may arise. There are many Internet traders of granite tiles most of whom do not have any trade knowledge whatsoever, all they do is buy and sell on price alone from wherever they can find the cheapest supply with absolutely no regard for quality nor working conditions.
Bespoke or Prefabricated Granite Worktops? We were the originator of the prefabricated granite worktop in the early 1990s and have supplied them globally for both domestic and project clients. All shipments are made in Full Container Loads direct to the client, for UK retail and smaller trade supplies Affordable Granite & Marble Co Ltd carry a massive stock of prefabricated granite worktops and tiles.