The Beauty of Soapstone

What is Soapstone?

Soapstone is a natural material that is quarried right from our earth! It has a natural “matte” appearance compared to a polished “high shine” granite. It comes in numerous colors including but not limited to; green, black, gray and blue. It is softer than granite and has different hardness levels, soapstone can and will most likely scratch over time but it is easy to “buff” out. Over time soapstone will darken, you can even the color out by applying a dry wax or oil to the surface.


  • Heat resistant- you can take a hot pan or baking sheet right off the stove or out of the oven and set it directly on the surface and it will not burn!
  • Naturally bacteria-free
  • Easy to clean
  • Stain resistant
  • Can darken with dry wax or oil

Local Suppliers (Links to their websites listed under Suppliers)

  • Dorado Soapstone
  • The Stone Collection
  • Granite Imports
  • Capco Tile & Stone
  • Daltile Stone Center
  • Arizona Tile