Rainbow onyx is a unique brown onyx with layers of gold, white and brown veining. Portions of this stone are semi-translucent and can be backlit for a wonderfully beautiful aesthetic. Onyx is ideal for master bathroom vanity tops, hot tub surrounds, fireplace surrounds and can be backlit as a standalone piece of art.
Rainbow onyx is truly one of the finest and most unique materials produced by the earth. If you put in the effort to properly care for the stone, it will retain these incredible looks for years to come. There is no doubt that this visually striking natural stone can easily become the focal point of any space it is installed in. Choosing Rainbow onyx may end up being one of the best decisions that you make during your remodeling project. If you are looking for a one-of-a-kind natural stone that can add significant visual appeal to your space, Rainbow onyx is a wonderful option.
Material Type: Onyx
Country of origin: Other
Colors: Gold, Red, White, Brown
- 1. Where can I use onyx in my home?
- Onyx should be exclusively used for low traffic areas such as bathroom vanity tops, backsplashes, and accent pieces.
- 2. Is onyx translucent?
- Yes, onyx is translucent and can be backlit.
- 3. Can I use onyx for a countertop?
- Although homeowners can use onyx to install their countertop, we encourage homeowners to use onyx for the locations above. Onyx is brittle and will chip and crack easily.
- 4. Should I seal my onyx?
- If you opt for an onyx countertop, you should have the surface sealed once to thrice every year.
- 5. Can my onyx be scratched?
- Yes. It is quite a beautiful natural stone, however, since it is calcium-based, it will not respond well against acid and will etch. Since it’s a softer material, you should expect scratches.
- 1. Do you provide free samples? How many samples can I take?
- At marble.com samples are free, and we encourage our clients to take up to ten samples per visit.
- 2. What materials can I find at your facilities?
- All Marble.com facilities carry slabs of granite, quartz, quartzite, marble, soapstone, slate, limestone, and travertine. Our Ridgefield Park yard has the largest selection, also offering slabs of gemstone, porcelain, and glass.
- 3. Why should I see a slab in person?
- Since every slab of natural stone is completely unique, we recommend visiting one of our facilities to see slab patterns and variations in person.
- 4. Where does your material come from?
- At marble.com we source our stone only from the most reputable quarries from around the globe, including those from Italy, Spain, Brazil, and India.
- 5. Why is some stone more expensive than others?
- Stone slabs that are extremely rare and boast unique colors tend to be more expensive than commonly found stone.
- 6. Do I have to seal natural stone?
- We do recommend sealing natural stone countertops periodically, the frequency of sealing the stone depends on the material.
- 7. What is a honed finish?
- A honed stone finish refers to the smooth, matte surface of the material, which creates a visibly lighter and softer tone. While honed finish might be an ideal design choice for some homeowners, it also makes the stone more susceptible to staining and etching.
- 8. Can a chip on my countertop be repaired?
- Most chips, smaller than a dime in diameter, can be repaired by the homeowner using a chip repair kit. We do recommend professional service care for larger chips.
- 9. Can I install my own countertops?
- We recommend professional installation, completed by our trained technicians for all major projects, however some smaller pieces may be installed by the customers.