Their rugged good looks and versatility allow them to play a wide range of roles; their mood can be rustic and casual or sleek and contemporary. These metamorphic rocks work equally well for floors, hearths and fireplaces, backsplashes, counters, and patios.

Slate is extremely durable, slip resistant, stain resistant (a penetrating sealer makes them even more so). They also retain and radiate heat (for use in passive solar homes).

The true elegance of slate lies in its colors, from solid hues like black, multicolour red, green, grey, to mottled and mixed tones that resemble earthy abstract watercolours.

We highly recommend that you come into our showroom to view our complete selection of various slate elements. Below are only a few examples of generic slate selections.