By z1long. Backsplashes. At Thursday, August 09th 2018, 19:52:23 PM.
The various types of marble come from different areas on the globe, including Italy, Spain, Greece, Sweden, Russia, US or Romania. Carrara marble is possibly the most common type of all. It comes from Italy and it’s also among the most affordable types or marble. It can be distinguished by its white, gray or blue-gray coloring and linear veining which can either be small and fine or soft and feathery. In the kitchen, marble is often used ad countertops and backsplashes.
Metal copper sheets are another option for decorating backsplashes, they are even more durable than tiles and look no less amazing. A plain shiny metal copper backsplash is a cool thing because it easily glams up any kitchen. A shiny copper backsplash is a must for an art deco kitchen. Polished metal guarantees a chic and bold look to your kitchen, it will bring a cool and glam feel. It can be stainless steel, copper, brass, gold, silver or any metallic shade you like.
Certain types of marble such as the Emperador which comes from Spain, are ideal for high-traffic areas and fireplace surrounds. Still, their unique color tones can also be used to give a kitchen backsplash a stand-out look. This particular type has grains with irregular veins which makes each tile unique and offers the opportunity to create interesting patterns. As always, a marble backsplash presents both advantages and disadvantages.