Surface Finishes

Slabs are most commonly offered Polished, Honed, or Leathered.  Depending on the application, you may also find material Brushed, Antiqued, Flamed, or Sandblasted as well.

Stone, Inc has the equipment and capability to refinish virtually any stone you desire.


A polished finish is shiny, smooth, and reflective. Colors will seem richer and the stone will appear darker.

polished granite slab


A honed finish has no reflection and the surface is smooth. Matte like appearance.  Soft and natural looking.

honed granite slab

Leathered, Brushed, and Antiqued

Rough, weathered, matte, no reflection surface that has become increasingly popular in recent years.  Leathering closes the stones pores which helps with stain resistance.

leathered granite