Granite is a beautiful and durable option when choosing a surface to match your cabinetry and appliances. Granite is a natural stone and it is available in a variety of colors and unique patterns. These stones are coming right out of the earth and are not perfectly designed by nature. Countertops made of granite are extremely durable and for regular use. Granite is a natural stone, so there may be color variances or occlusions in the stone you receive that gives the slab a slightly different appearance.