Tigris Sand by Silestone Quartz
Thickness:12mm 20mm 30mm
Tigris Sand Quartz Material Description
Tigris Sand is a beige, light brown quartz material that comes in a polished & suede & volcano texture. It is supplied to Polish Granite by Silestone company specialising in stone slab production.
Why Tigris Sand 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 beige, light brown Tigris Sand 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 speckled Tigris Sand 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 Tigris Sand?
The slabs of Tigris Sand by Silestone 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 Tigris Sand so unique?
Product colour description:
The beige colour of Tigris Sand quartz really stands out when it comes to stone worktops. Out of our entire collection (600+ hues), merely 30 are beige. Regardless, beige is a harmonious, neutral shade that pairs very well with modern, glazed cabinets. A beige worktop complements white, grey or light brown units, the latter being a highly recommended ‘mocha’ pairing.
Our light brown kitchen worktop colours, like Tigris Sand quartz, embody the magnetic power of eye-attraction. They are intricate and unusual. At first, we associate light brown worktops with hardwood, often utilised for kitchen surfaces. But at second glance, the mocha-hued material ends the deception, and we realise (still enchanted), that we’re gazing at stone. Light brown kitchen worktops are superb for lovers of natural motifs, vintage accents and rustic spaces. The light brown + cream pairing is our absolute favourite.
Material structure & composition:
Majority of our stone products, as Tigris Sand 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 beige, light brown Tigris Sand by Silestone can be supplied in a ‘polished’ texture. This means a scintillating gloss that beautifully reflects the light and highlights the true colours & pigments embedded within the product. The polished texture is one of the most popular surface finishes, mostly present among quartz worktops and granite worktops, although ceramic suppliers also adopt this finish for their stone slabs. These surfaces are easy to clean and prevent all liquid absorption.
The beige, light brown Tigris Sand is available in ‘suede’ texture. It essentially means matted finish; the suede label is unique to Consentino products, especially that of Silestone. With a suede look, the surface will be deprived of that high gloss look and feel. Instead, the worktops or cladded walls will align more with the natural, raw sensation of authentic stone. Suede is a gorgeous texture that will highlight all pigments and complex composition features of the product above, gravitating your eyes towards it.
The beige, light brown Tigris Sand worktop material by Silestone comes in the ‘volcano’ finish, which, in essence, replicates the matte, lightly pocked texture of an orange peel. It’s a spellbinding finish that adds vibrance to the patterns embedded within the worktop, as they aren’t suffocating under the sheet of cliché gloss. The volcano treatment also brings out the depth of the colour as the pigments, grains and other patterns give off a dynamic 3D effect.
Silestone, Cosentino is a renowned international supplier of Quartz slabs, namely the speckled Tigris Sand. They emerged on the market in 1990 and ever since have been distributing their products across the globe. Their UK warehouse is conveniently located only 5 miles from our Polish Granite showroom. As such, our customers are free to drive down and browse the full quartz worktops slabs at will.
Silestone’s prestige is unmatched on the UK market. Their precision, knowledge and technology allow for creation of quality, premium range quartz products. In terms of price range, Silestone’s materials certainly top the list, but it’s not for lack of reason. In recent years they made a progressive leap in development which led to fabrication of bacteriostatic kitchen surfaces. Hygienic, anti-porous, anti-bacterial and scratch resistant assets that revolutionised the quartz worktop market.
As of today, Silestone sell around 60 quartz worktop hues. Each contains a nuanced composition, texture or colour. You may pick anything from elegant non-uniform marble lookalike products, down to plain colours. Whichever product best complements your surroundings.