Getting Ready For Granite Counters: Check Your Shut-Off Valves


Got an Old House that needs New Granite Counters? Do you want to be without water for days? What you say?┬áThat’s crazy talk! Here is how it works: for your new granite counters to be installed, the old countertops have to come out. Whether we take them out, or someone else takes them out, the […]

Santa Cecilia Granite Remnant For Sale in Austin, Texas


Santa Cecilia Goes With Everything The base color in Santa Cecilia granite is usually a pale cream, sometimes lighter, sometimes a little darker, sometimes with a little more gold. With brown, gold and red speckles, it is a traditional favorite for granite kitchen countertops and for granite bathroom vanity tops. It goes with almost any […]

Black Pearl Granite Remnant For Sale in Austin Texas


Black Pearl – Goes With Everything Trying to photograph this granite remnant was a joke. This material is so dark and so reflective, photographing it is next to impossible, even on an overcast day. When I chimped at the camera (snuck a peek at the post-shot data and thumbnail), I could see that taking another […]

Copper Canyon Granite – a Granite Remnant for Your Bathroom Vanity


Copper Canyon Granite – Go Bold or Go Home With glorious rusty areas running across the front, Copper Canyon is not for the faint of heart or style. This granite screams “Texas!” and has style for miles. This looks fantastic in a kitchen, or a big master bathroom, but this granite remnant is just the […]

Lady Dream Granite Remnant for Sale in Austin, Texas


An Unusual Green Granite SOLD! Lady Dream, or Ladies Dream Granite is a most unusually-colored granite. With green, coral and white running across the polished face, this granite is eye-catching as a table or in a bathroom. If you’ve read a few pages on our site, you know we’ve been very busy this fall, and […]

Emperador Dark Marble – A Remnant For Your Powder Room Vanity

Emperador Dark Marble Remnant in Austin Texas

Emperador Dark Marble Adds Instant Value to Your Home SOLD!! Is your powder room vanity is looking a little bit sorry? A little bit dated, or tired, or just plain old? If you think you can’t afford a high-end marble vanity top, think again. We spent a few hours this afternoon pulling some hidden gems […]

Creme Marfil Marble in a Master Bathroom


Creme Marfil Marble: A Subtle, Classic Counter for a Master Bathroom This Master Bathroom Vanity was small – only 48 inches across, and needed a counter that didn’t fight with the rest of the bathroom. The homeowner also didn’t want to introduce any “new” patterns into the home, but the black pearl granite in other […]

Black Pearl Granite in an Austin Spa Style Bathroom


Black Pearl Granite Anchors The Master Bathroom This 1982 home had a master bathroom that had been partially updated a few years back. Before putting this house on the market, the homeowner knew the worn mesquite counter should be replaced with a dark granite that wouldn’t fight with the river rock tile floor. Black Pearl […]

Emperador Dark Marble Bathroom Counter

Emperador Dark Marble Bathroom Counter

A Dark Brown Marble Bathroom Counter Yes, we know our name is Toluca GRANITE but we also LOVE Marble, especially when we get the chance to fabricate (that means “make” in granite-shop terms) some really cool bathroom counters in a fabulous, complex, rich marble such as this Emperador Dark. The photos illustrate, beautifully, how many […]

Black Pearl Updates a de Keratry Custom Home

Black Pearl Bathroom Counter

Black Pearl Granite – simple, elegant, timeless. This was the perfect material to update this single-family residence in Northwest Austin, built in 1983 by Austin’s fine builder of custom homes, de Keratry. Toluca Granite worked with the owner and his real estate agent to select bathroom counters that would complement the spa-like atmosphere in the […]

Giallo Ornamental Granite Designer Bathroom

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Giallo Ornamental Granite Toluca Granite partners with local Interior Designers like Jan Mahaffey Blatchley of It’s Faux Real, General Contractors and Home Owners to deliver high-end bathrooms with granite countertops. The granite for this master bathroom remodel is Giallo Ornamental, a local favorite that coordinates beautifully with a wide range of colors and finishes. Giallo […]

Verde Marinache Small Bathroom


Verde Marinache Granite: Unusual and Elegant Small Bathrooms are a great place to showcase high-interest countertops. This counter beautifully illustrates Verde Marinache (also called Verde Marinace Granite) granite’s elegant and complex coloration and larger-scale pattern. Add a vessel sink and you have a very current yet classic look. Toluca Granite stocks a wide range of […]

Elegant Bathroom with Vessel Sink

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Vessel Sink on a Granite Counter Your Style, Your Sink, Your Granite Counter Sinks come in all shapes and sizes. When you select a vessel sink, you gain valuable counter space, and have a bathroom that showcases the latest in designer bathroom styles. This granite bathroom counter shows how you can mix a neutral palette […]

Carrera Marble Bathroom

Carrera Marble Vanity Top

Carrera Marble: Timeless Elegance Carrera Marble in a Castle in Austin When we received a call about installing marble in a castle, we weren’t sure we heard the caller correctly – a CASTLE? Yes, this gorgeous Carrera Marble counter is in a castle! The counter top beautifully showcases the marble and vintage fixtures and coordinates […]