Looking for that beautiful matte black look you see so much in the magazines? Did you know that Soapstone is the original matte black counter top? This historical stone, was used for its great properties in kitchen and bathroom settings. The beautiful elegant matte look was the bonus for people using this stone. While other stones can copy this look, they cannot copy the high density of this natural stone. This high density makes it impervious to mold, mildew or bacteria. High heat tolerance that cannot be compared to any other stone. Chemically inert. Last but not least, its natural inability to staining, even wine or lemon juice. Wow! what a stone. Come see why Soapstone Werks specializes in this amazing stone.