Granite is among the most popular interior design materials for kitchens and bathrooms. Not only is it durable and beautiful, it is a natural material whose variegated look provides endless visual interest. Widely used for flooring as well as tubs, sinks and countertops, granite may be imported from Italy, Brazil, India or other countries. Stateside importers include Brasil Granite, Worldwide Marble and Globe Marble and Granite.
Brasil Granite Importers
Brasil Granite Importers has offices in both New Jersey and Brazil, where it sources much of the granite it sells. The company imports not only granite but exotic woods, marble, slate, onyx and tiling of various materials. The company prides itself on providing "quality controlled products and timely cost effective delivery," according to its website. Brasil Granite Importers' extensive granite offerings include numerous distinctively variegated shades of grey, white, yellow, blue, brown and red. Brasil Granite Importers, LLC & Comercio Ltda P.O. Box 7064 Suite 501 Watchung, NJ 07069 (908) 315-3708
Worldwide Marble Liquidators
Worldwide Marble, in business since 1985, terms itself "one of the largest direct importers of marble and granite," according to the company website. The company, which offers products at auction as well as at retail at its New York State headquarters, imports a large selection of granite types from 17 different countries. According to the website, Worldwide Marble owns its own overseas quarries and offers delivery to any destination. Available granite colours include varieties of black, green, blue, green, brown, white, pink gold, and red. Worldwide Marble Liquidators 77 Bloomingdale Road Hicksville, NY 11801 (866) 267-8663
Globe Marble and Granite Importers
New Jersey's Globe Marble and Granite sources and sells granite--as well as limestone, travertine, and marble--from India, South America and Italy. The company will fabricate the material to your specifications for "countertops, vanities, furniture, fireplaces and more," according to the website. Moreover, if you are located in the Tri-State area (roufhly southern New York, northern New Jersey, and southwestern Connecticut), Globe Marble and Granite will install fabricated granite in your home or office. Available marble hues include blue, brown, green, ivory, and red. Globe Marble and Granite Importers 439 Route 17 North Carlstadt, NJ 07072 (201) 964-1225