Group 2 Granites are upgrade materials and more expensive than Group 1 colors, and not all Group 2 colors are priced the same. Choice of colors available may vary as some quarries have closed. Please check when making selection.
Countertops are typically Quartz or Granite, with Quartz trending in popularity as new colors and patterns push designs without limits as man-made engineered Quartz has captured the majority of the market share for vanity and kitchen countertops. Quartz is often more resistant to stain, and has lower water absorption than granite. Granite is often more heat resistant and less likely to scratch. Many granite quarries are closing which make Quartz the more popular alternative.
Group 1 Granites are the lowest priced colors, and are typically quarried within 100 miles of the Factories transforming the blocks to finished countertops.
Group 2 Granites are typically quarried from around world and are more expensive. Blocks of granites are sold on the world market and available to Chinese Factories which allows for a large selection of natural stone colors to choose.