5 Advantages of onyx worktops in your kitchen over other stone materials

Your kitchen is an incredibly important room in your home. Not only is it the place that you prepare meals and provide for your family, but it is also, for many families, the heart of your home.

This means that not only do you need to make sure that it is functional and fit for purpose, but also that it is stylish too.

There are plenty of things to think about when designing your kitchen and one important consideration to make is the worktop that you choose. There are a variety of different worktop styles and designs to choose from, particularly if you are thinking about stone worktops.

One of the very best worktop designs and styles to go for is Onyx, but why is this and what benefits does this type of worktop have over others.

It really creates the WOW! factor

If you want a kitchen that is really going to make an impression, then Onyx is definitely a great choice to make.

Not only does it capture attention in its own right, but when combined with backlighting and other aspects of kitchen design, it is going to truly create the wow factor!

It’s durable

When you create your kitchen, there is a good chance that you are going to see it as an investment, as something that you want to stand the test of time.

This means that you need to pick a worktop that is going to last. Stone worktops are a great choice because they are designed to stand strong, which means that you can trust in its durability.

It comes in a variety of colours

Not everyone wants to have a natural stone colour such as grey or white for their worktops, sometimes you are going to want to try something a little more colourful.

Compared to other stone worktop styles, Onyx comes in a variety of colours, which means that no matter the theme and colour scheme of your kitchen, you are likely to find something that is going to fit.

It looks natural

Whilst it comes in a variety of colours, that doesn’t mean that you have to worry about Onyx looking manufactured and unnatural.

A highly stylish addition to your kitchen, the effect that Onyx can bring is truly astounding and it is all natural too, which is something that every kitchen can benefit from.

It is resistant to scratches, stains and heat damage

Despite our best efforts, sometimes our kitchen worktops can be mis-treated. This means that you are going to want to try and stop as many possible signs of damage.

This includes damage from heat, damage from stains and damage from scratches. As a tough worktop material, Onyx is able to withstand these different issues and still remain looking as good as possible.

As you can see, there are so many things that makes Onyx better than a variety of other stone worktops. You need to consider what is important for you and then choose from there.


We are currently offering 20mm Dekton ‘Splendor’ polished porcelain for a very competitive price.

If you are interested in receiving a quotation please contact us on 0208 838 4604 or email info@carraramarble.co.uk