Super White Dolomite benchtops

Specialists in Super White Dolomite Benchtops

It’s no secret here at VSG that we take pride in our evergrowing selection of Super White Dolomite benchtops. This stunning, Brazilian natural stone is not only aesthetically pleasing but high performing too.

So, it comes with no hesitation when we suggest Super White to customers looking to renovate their kitchen and bathroom benchtops.

Super White Dolomite benchtops

Super White Dolomite bathroom

Quarry Photo Credit: Chris, Victoria Stone Gallery.

With our director based in Brazil, we are fortunate to be directly involved in the journey of the slabs. From the quarry process to the selection of the blocks, from the South of Bahia, Brazil to Victoria, Australia.

Quarrying in the process at the Super White quarry

When stone shopping we get a look into the Super White quarry itself. Here, Chris hand selects and shares with us the best of the best blocks. We narrow down our choices by discussing what’s important in having the right selection and what the customers want to see at VSG…

Large format slabs.

Variety in style.

Consistent quality.

A range of cost.

Currently, we have Super White slabs up to 3.25 metres wide which makes for a wow-factor kitchen island or benchtop. If you want larger, rest assured all of our slabs are processed to be bookmatched.

We stock a regular supply of Super White and Super White Calacatta. But over the next few months, we will be loading up our gallery with Super White Dark, Super White Arabescato,  and Super White Grey.

All of which come from the same supplier. And are quarried and processed by our Brazilian team with great care and love for the stone.

A hand picked bundle of Super White for VSG

VSG Directors on site picking out stunning blocks of Super White to send back to Melbourne

In terms of look, cost and quality, there’s a Super White for everyone. We ensure to stock a range that reflects a spectrum of cost, to cater all of our customers. The Quarry grades the product depending on its

What makes Super White Dolomite benchtops so special?

Super White is  a unique makeup of Dolomite  marble and Quartz. Dolomite is harder than your typical marble and being aided by Quartz veining, it makes for a strong, durable, less porous benchtop option.

Unlike the precious marble that it looks like, Super White is also less prone to staining and etching.

Super White Dolomite benchtops

Super White Dolomite stone slab available at VSG

Super White Dolomite benchtop maintenance.

SW is a great option for the household and outdoor application. But, it still requires care and maintenance.

It should always be sealed by your fabricator or installer and we recommend re-sealing it about once a year, depending on the usage and exposure to household products and sunlight.

Treat it like any other stone! Clean it on a daily basis, wipe spills up as soon as possible and don’t put hot pots and pans straight onto the surface.

Want to shop for Super White? Browse our Super White Dolomite selection or contact the team for more info.

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Chris from Nova Stone, representing one of many Brazilian stone companies at the Atlanta Trade Show

Brazilian Stone ‘Rocks’ Another Big Trade Show in Atlanta

Great news for the Brazilian stone industry! Companies from all over Brazil made a large presence at the largest stone event in North America yet again.

Amongst over 70 Brazilian companies and their representatives, was our director Chris van der Linden heading the Nova Stone stand.  Here’s what he had to say about the ever successful trade show of the year, highlighting the Brazilian stone industry:

“Our company Nova Stone received such an overwhelming reaction to our collection of natural stone. It is clear that the entire global market, especially in the Southern Hemisphere, is experiencing a resurgence in natural stone.

The trends for 2019 are definitely forecast towards naturally inspired interiors. There is no doubt in my mind that we will be seeing a lot more Brazilian stones in homes reaching as far as Australia and New Zealand.”

At VSG, our stock of Brazilian stone comes in the form of beautiful Quartzite slabs. Quartzite has a marble-look but is as resilient as granite, making it perfect for a low-maintenance, affordable option for kitchen benchtops, islands and bathrooms.  Browse our Quartzite page for an idea of whats in store and whats to come.

Nova Stone Brazilian Stone at Atlanta Trade Show

Nova Stone Brazilian Stone at Atlanta Trade Show

For any queries on Brazilian stone that you can’t, but want to see in Melbourne – contact us! We strive to source and supply the best natural stone material to Melbourne.

Read more on the Atlanta trade show in the article below sourced from Global Atlanta.

Major events in Atlanta are becoming a key entree for Brazilian companies in the U.S.

 Coming off its successful presence at the poultry and processing expo in January, Brazil last week once again made a big bet on a major Atlanta trade show.

This time, rather than chicken feed and animal proteins, the Brazilian Consulate General in Atlanta was helping firms showcase their stone products at the annual Coverings conference, the largest tile and stone event in North America.

More than 70 Brazilian companies showcased more than 700 types of natural stone materials at the May 8-11 trade show, which  drew  exhibitors from more than 40 countries. 

Brazilian firms enjoyed more than 15,000 square feet of exhibition space dedicated to their country which presented products under one brand umbrella: Brasil Original Stones. Brazilian government agencies were on hand as well: Apex-Brasil promotes the country’s exports in general, while ABIROCHAS is the tile and stone industry association. 

A highly visible presence at the industry’s top event was a no-brainer for Brazil, in part because Brazil’s stone sellers need to understand the preferences of designers, architects, consumers and contractors in a vitally important market. 

This is how the Reinaldo Dantas Sampaio, the president of ABIROCHAS, the Brazilian Association of Dimension Stone Industry, put it in materials written for the show: 

“The event is of fundamental importance for the Brazilian stone industry, since it gathers the major global covering producers and receives visitors from our biggest buyer – the US. Presently, Brazil is the largest supplier of slabs to the American market, which answers for 65 percent of the Brazilian stone export sales. In 2017, Brazilian exported US$1.1 billion, of which $692 million were imported by the U.S.”

Mr. Sampaio said despite the hurdles facing Brazil’s economy, producers are investing in quarrying and treatment technologies to improve sustainability and meet the standards of the U.S., which is experiencing a new wave of construction growth.  

Brazilian slabs are mostly used in countertops for single-family homes, so Mr. Sampaio sees a big opportunity for Brazil to deepen its penetration in the commercial and multi-family segments. 


Uba Tuba Splashback Flashback!

Uba Tuba Granite slab

Uba Tuba, a common kitchen benchtop material in the nineties. Loved for its dark reflective, tightly packed grain surface. Now a timeless look in the household, we’re hearing a demand for this retro-look piece of natural stone.

Uba Tuba is…

A Granite quarried in coastal Brazil, from the Ubatuba area.

∴ An Igneous Rock made of mostly quartz and mica.

∴ Quarried in large quantities.

∴ Tightly packed grain, with very little veining. Small Quartz pieces make up the delicate pattern. 

∴ Variable in colour. Primarily dark green, sometimes black, depending on the section of the quarry it is cut from.

∴ Characterised by its flecks of black, gold, brown, blue and white.

∴ Popular in kitchen design and office fit for decades.

∴ Very affordable!

∴ Low maintenance.

Found right here in Melbourne at Victoria Stone Gallery for your Uba Tuba kitchen benchtop or splashback desire!

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