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  • 3/15/2017 8:45 AM

Natural Stone for Your Backsplash

Backsplashes serve an important purpose, to protect the wall from splashes. But they also serve a design purpose as well. Backsplashes complement other elements in the kitchen, such as counter tops and cabinets. Natural stone is an excellent choice for a kitchen backsplash.

GMS Werks offers a variety of natural stone options for backsplashes. You can even use the virtual kitchen designer on our webpage to choose different backsplash options for a preview of how it will look. With over 300 natural stone selections and glass tile options for backsplashes, you’ll be sure to find what you’re looking for.

Our stone choices include:

  • Engineered quartz
  • Granite
  • Limestone
  • Marble
  • Onyx
  • Porcelain
  • Quartz
  • Quartzite
  • Slate
  • Soapstone
  • Travertine

Stone can be custom cut to fit your design plan, some examples of backsplash tile shapes and patterns include:

  • Lantern
  • Rhomboid
  • Hexagon
  • Arabesque
  • Basketweave
  • Picket
  • Elongated octagon
  • Subway
  • and more

The stone tiles come in a variety of shapes, sizes, and finishes. Natural stone sizes can range from as small as three millimeters to being large whole sections of stone. Tiles used for backsplashes come in a variety of finish options, including polished, honed, glossy, multi finish, brushed, and more.

Natural stone is so versatile with the endless options of colors, shapes, patterns, and finishes available that you can achieve any design plan in mind. You can choose a rustic creek interlocking pattern to complement your Azurite Granite counter tops, or a dove gray arabesque pattern for complement your Carrara Marble counter tops. Have fun with it and try out different color combinations with countless patterns and finishes on our visualizer here.

For your next backsplash project, consider using natural stone for an aesthetically pleasing look and feel. If you want to check out natural stone materials for yourself, stop by G.M.S. Werks and check out our showroom for your natural stone needs! Our hours of operation are Monday through Thursday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm and Friday from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm. You can also reach us by phone during our normal business hours at 402-451-3400 or email us by going to the contact page of our new site!

We have been meeting the needs of both residential and commercial customers for over 90 years.