A natural stone as granite throws about a feel-good factor because of its non-engineered character. Its innate grains and reflective properties after polish is something that technology helps us achieve for upgrading the material to decorative uses.

Varieties in the market are aplenty, and now the Italian versions are also available and their pricing is dependent on their grades and properties.

But how would you like if your gleaming stone is given a singularly different finish for it to acquire some more features as an advantage? Take leather-finish black granite.

Brought out by Stone Source, Bangalore (a retail initiative of the Solid Stone Company of the Bhagwan Khakhar group), it is a sophisticated applied finish that caters to an explicit leathery feeling on the stone.