Holz & Stein offers custom installation of quartz countertops in Dallas, TX. Quartz is THE most varied of all minerals occurring in different forms, habits, and colors and is the second most abundant mineral in our earth’s Continental Crust. There are more variety of names given to Quartz than any other mineral and include several variations as those smaller crystals (precious or semi-precious stones) designated for jewelry like the Amatheist, Rose or Smoky Quartz and Tiger’s Eye. Quartz countertops actually are a manufactured combination of crushed quartzite, plus added hardening agents and polyesters to join the rocks and pigments for added color if necessary. All together this blend of between 80 to 93% natural stone is tempered for hardness and has durability beyond question with a big plus. Because it is man-made its surface can be polished, honed, sandblasted or embossed, tinted most any color and creative custom designs are easily crafted compared to mined slabs. Quartz coutertop design features include large size curved, angled and special cuts and differences in thickness as well. Need a battle ready stone for your work, cook or display area? Here are just some of your options but there are virtually no limitations. Because this is comprised of natural & man-made materials, each special run or slab will have it’s own unique color saturation, hue and reflectivity. Best to have everything done at one time it at all possible. Lastly to note, when grouping colors using the filter below, the colors shown are the primary color of each stone and may not necessarily reflect the overall hue or shade of the finished product. Contact us to get a free quote for quartz countertops in the Dallas, DFW area.