Concreto by Brachot Hermant Quartz
Thickness:12mm 20mm 30mm
Concreto Quartz Material Description
Concreto is a light grey quartz material that comes in a honed texture. It is supplied to Polish Granite by Brachot Hermant company specialising in stone slab production.
Why Concreto is the perfect material for stone kitchen worktops?
To this day, quartz remains one of our best-selling stone worktops products. It is nearly infallible, defined by near-indestructible properties, easy cleaning & maintenance, but above all exceptional beauty. Quartz is modern, stylish, sleek and perfectly slots into any environment, as though it naturally belongs there.
The light grey Concreto quartz worktops are incredibly sturdy and resistant to abrasion, cutting, staining and general wear and tear that impact other, weaker materials, like wood or laminate worktops. You may cut vegetables, fruit or meat directly on a quartz surface, forgoing the need for chopping boards. Even the sharpest of blades won’t scratch this durable stone.
The sleek quartz kitchen worktops are also completely waterproof. Since they are man-made products, they are imbued during the production process with special resins and agents that prevent all water absorption. Therefore, even if you leave a coffee, wine, grease or water spill over night, the worktop won’t soak any of it up, leaving the colour and pristine shine entirely unharmed.
Discolouration, chipping, and warping aren’t a threat to blemished & concrete effect & speckled Concreto kitchen quartz worktops. These are products blessed with incredible longevity and unmatched durability. In essence, these tops are a one-off purchase that lasts a lifetime.
What thicknesses are available for Concreto?
The slabs of Concreto by Brachot Hermant are available in 12mm or 20mm or 30mm thicknesses. This stone material depth is ideal for multiple applications. From big projects like kitchen worktops, paving, flooring & wall cladding to smaller installations of coffee tabletops, dining tables or windowsills. Surfaces of this depth are manufactured in bespoke fashion, tailor-made to complete even the most demanding projects.
Any stone surface available in 12mm (or under) is also ideal for wall, kitchen cabinet or even furniture cladding. These thin surfaces are equally as strong as their thicker counterparts, except their weight is severely reduced.
Consequently, they are superb products used to clad ceilings, walls, stairs as well as bathtubs, bathroom equipment, swimming pools or other waterproofed areas. Thanks to their low-weight attribute, they are likewise utilised to decorate furniture, or more commonly kitchen cabinets. These fragile elements benefit from the low mass as their delicate hinges and fittings don’t buckle under the weight. Meanwhile they are continuously protected from dirt, grime, or unintentional scratches, making them very desirable.
What makes Concreto so unique?
Product colour description:
The light grey colour of Concreto by Brachot Hermant is without a doubt the most frequently purchased hue in our collection. This is today’s trend, after all. Grey spaces no longer evoke the feeling of industrial melancholy, instead elements like light grey kitchen worktops are implemented into modern architecture because they represent novelty and minimalism. A highly sought-out, attractive colour that instantly becomes the heart of any setting. And because of its deemed universality, it pairs with almost every type of cabinet, from white gloss, through to black matte or brown, classic raw wood.
Material structure & composition:
The thicker blemishes and occasional veins of Concreto spread throughout the surface in an irregular manner. The blemished surface creates a stunning, organic-looking composition reminiscent of polished marble. Finally, the worktop can brim with life which emanates from the depths of the intricate veins. This wild, untamed and unpredictable appearance will be ideal for lovers of natural stone elements, complementing other raw materials like wood, metal or glass.
Material recommended for:
- Modern kitchens,
- Kitchen islands,
- Waterfall/mitred side panels.
The concrete effect of Concreto is a one-of-a-kind composition. No other worktop material on the market (apart from concrete itself), can replicate and mimic the look of concrete as well as stone worktops. The usually greyish surface, with a worn feel and irregular pockmark effect make for a stunning foreground in contemporary kitchens that hold a raw, industrial, almost metallic vibe.
Material recommended for:
- Contemporary, minimalistic designs,
- Rough, industrial looking interiors,
- Kitchen islands + downstands.
Majority of our stone products, as Concreto above, are speckled in nature. This means their composition comprises of small-to-medium contrasting veins and threads that spread across the slab surface in a usually regular manner. Like on a leaf, further mimicking the natural inspiration. This structure is a part of our marble-look, natural colour range – fantastic for almost any interior, modern and traditional alike.
Material recommended for:
- Kitchen worktops & full splashbacks,
- Modern and traditional interiors,
- General cladding.
What textures/finishes is this product supplied in?
The light grey Concreto by Brachot Hermant is available in the ‘honed’ finish. This means a rugged texture with minute lumps – like the slated, treaded floor in a town-centre plaza, abraded by a host of feet over decades. Or stone on the riverbed, eroded, but not entirely polished. The honed texture is applied to products, like the one above, in order to imbue them with an organic quality. Many of our customers purchase stone worktops in honed, to complement other ‘raw’ elements in their kitchen, like timber, slate etc.
About Brachot Hermant
Brachot Hermant are a leading granite and quartz slab provider who are based in Birmingham, UK. Their natural stone collection ranges from mesmerising, veined granites to the hypnotic blue and green quartzites that are a concentrate of other-worldly minerals. It is, however, their quartz collection that really stands out. Namely the blemished & concrete effect & speckled Concreto.
The Brachot slabs are an amalgam of natural raw materials (100%), making them a sustainable, long-term solution for outdoor and indoor spaces. When turned into quartz worktops, these products maintain their prime quality and unique beauty for decades. You have the freedom to opt for marble-lookalike hues with rich clustering of veins and speckles. Or grained colours that universally slot into any possible design.
Whether worked into quartz worktops or other projects, Brachot’s technological marvels withstand frequent and intensive use. This significantly enhances their already incredible lifespan. As such, this quartz, like other Brachot Hermant colours, become a reliable purchase for a lifetime.