Leathered Granite

Leather finishing granite has become a new trend for customers looking for a unique 'rougher' surface for their hearths, when installing fireplaces and stoves.

 

Leather finished Granite has undergone the difficult process of having its surface run over repeatedly with a diamond tipped brush.

 

Removing the worst of imperfections but remaining sympathetic to the natural roughness and slight changes in consistency.

This process makes its a popular choice for both urban and traditional fireplace and stove installations. 

With a little more maintenance to keep a leather finish at its best, a colour enhancer or occasional stone treatment is sometimes recommended. A terrific, robust hearth that's strong in depth and character, without the shine and gloss of the honed and polished equivalent