What is Caesarstone Quartz?

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Calacatta Maximus Caesarstone Quartz Kitchen Countertops with Full Height Backsplash

Caesarstone is a brand of Quartz Countertops that can be used in various residential and commercial applications, most commonly used for Kitchen Countertops and Bathroom Countertops.  Caesarstone is based out of Sdot Yam, Isreal.  Caesarstone has been making Quartz Countertops since 1987 and is one of the first Quartz brands on the market, and helped pioneer the quartz countertops that we know and love today.  Caesarstone can be used in Kitchens, Bathrooms, Fireplace Surrounds, Laundry Rooms, and more.

In addition, every Professionally Installed Caesarstone Quartz Countertop Project Installed by a Certified Caesarstone Dealer carries a Lifetime Warranty against manufacturing defects. You can Buy Caesarstone Quartz Countertops with Confidence, knowing The Company Fully Stands Behind its Product.

Caesarstone Quartz Countertops are:

  • Incredibly Durable
  • Beautiful in Appearance
  • Dependable
  • Stain Resistant
  • Scratch Resistant


How is Caesarstone Made & Manufactured?

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Airy Concrete Caesarstone Quartz Kitchen Countertops with Full Height Backsplash

Caesarstone Quartz has three manufacturing centers in which their Quartz Slabs are manufactured, two in Israel, and one in Richmond Hill, GA, USA. Caesarstone Quartz is made using Bretonstone Technology, a process in which many different quartz manufacturers employ to create the finest quartz slabs known to man. Their manufacturing process is split up into six steps:

  1. Feeding & Mixing
  2. Molding and Pressing
  3. Curing
  4. Polishing
  5. Quality Testing
  6. Tagging


How Much Does Caesarstone Quartz Cost?

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White Attica Caesarstone Quartz Kitchen Countertop with Matte Black Faucet

Quartz Countertops range in price and Everyone always wants to know, is Caesarstone Quartz expensive? Calculating the Cost of Quartz Countertops is hard to do on your own.  Pricing is different from Fabricator to Fabricator depending on the level of work the company can produce.  More skilled Fabricators may charge more for their work or may offer more intricate cutting options, like a mitered edge or waterfall panels.  On Average, you can expect to see Caesarstone Quartz prices between $80-150/SF.  Locking down an exact price for your entire project varies on a couple of factors:

  • The Size of your Kitchen or Bathroom
  • The Layout of the Space
  • The Material you Choose
  • The Edge you Choose
  • Sinks & Faucets you Choose
  • Installing your Sink & Faucet
  • On-Site Plumber Reconnection
  • Construction Tasks (as needed)
  • Electrical Wiring, LED Lighting & More


Who Sells Caesarstone Quartz Countertops?

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Cloudburst Caesarstone Quartz Kitchen Countertops with Full Height Backsplash

So now that you know a little more about Caesarstone, and you know that you want Quartz Countertops, the big question is, where can I find it, and who sells it?

Caesarstone Quartz is sold via Certified Dealers & Installers that Caesarstone works with, to ensure their material is always produced and installed in a manner consistent with their quality standards.  To be a Caesarstone Certified Dealer, you need to go through Fabrication & Installation Training with Caesarstone. Caesarstone Quartz is also sold in the Home Depot, however, their Selection is very limitedThe Home Depot only retails 16 Caesarstone Quartz Designs 

Caesarstone Quartz Certified Dealers, like International Granite and Stone, have access to all 58 different Caesarstone Quartz Designs and Colors.

To view ALL the Caesarstone Quartz Designs and Colors we Sell as a Certified Dealer & Installer, Click Here.


Which Caesarstone Quartz Looks like Marble?

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Calacatta Nuvo Caesarstone Quartz Countertops with Waterfall Paneling

Traditionally if you wanted a white countertop, you had to use Slabs of Marble.  However, Marble Countertops are Expensive and need to be frequently maintained to keep them in pristine condition.  Quartz Countertops are the next best thing, with Caesarstone Quartz Colors and Designs that look like Marble. A lot of people like the Quartz Countertop designs that look like Marble because you can get the Marble “look”, but with all the benefits of  Quartz Countertops. 

When you choose a Caesarstone Quartz Countertop that looks like Marble,  you get that marbled look you want, but none of the drawbacks or maintenance of real Marble.  Have peace of mind knowing your Marble-looking Caesarstone Quartz Countertops will never stain or break down over time like a Natural Marble Countertop would.  


1. Statuario Maximus Quartz

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Statuario Maximus Caesarstone Quartz Kitchen Countertops with Full Height Backsplash

Part of Caesarstone’s Supernatural Collection, Statuario Maximus is described as: “Classic elegance of a feathered dove-white base, contrasted by broad light-grey veins in a clouded swirl that is absorbed deep into the surface, like mist.


2. Calacatta Nuvo Quartz

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Calacatta Nuvo Caesarstone Quartz Kitchen Island Countertops

Another gorgeous design from the Supernatural Collection, Calacatta Nuvo is: “A symphony of opulence, with soft cascading grey streaks that mystify a creamy-white base.” 

Calacatta Nuvo Quartz is a great Marble alternative, with soft marble veining.


3. White Attica Quartz

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White Attica Caesarstone Quartz Kitchen Island Countertops with Waterfall Panels

Caesarstone describes White Attica Quartz, part of their Supernatural Collection, as “an alluring combination that overflows with the rush of grey and black inky tones, ebbing across a flawless white base.”

This design is nice because you can get the overall aesthetic look of Marble, but with a brighter white base for a truly gorgeous look when the light hits the surface.


4. Empira White Quartz

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Empira White Caesarstone Quartz Kitchen Countertops with Full Height Backsplash and Waterfall Paneling

Caesarstone describes Empira White Quartz as “A timeless white base of the purest hue, touched by the movement of soft shadows in an interplay of darkness and light.” 

Empira White captures the classic look of Marble, with a more continuous and consistent feel throughout the design that you can rely on. 


5. Arabetto Quartz

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Arabetto Caesarstone Quartz Kitchen Countertops with Full Height Backsplash

Part of the Supernatural Collection, Caesarstone describes Arabetto Quartz as “A swirling galaxy of dynamic grey stripes and speckles that span across a crisp white surface, capturing a complex composition of minerals in a delicate interlacing of jade and copper that thread through this impressive stone”

Arabetto Quartz is a really nice marbled design.  We love Caesarstone Arabetto because of its natural-looking, subtle design, while also packing a punch in the design department.


Other Questions People Ask About Caesarstone Quartz:

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Airy Concrete Caesarstone Quartz Bathroom Countertops with Full Height Backsplash and Shower Walls 
  • Is Caesarstone Quartz or Quartzite?


  • Will Caesarstone Stain?

    • Caesarstone is low maintenance and has a high resistance to stains and scratches, as well as a low liquid absorption rate. Caesarstone surfaces are stain, scorch, and scratch-resistant. Caesarstone is perfect for spaces where liquid exists.   


  • Is Caesarstone Quartz Heat Resistant?

    • Yes, Quartz Countertops can withstand normal amounts of heat, although we do recommend the use of trivets just as a general precaution.  We advise erring on the side of protecting the stone to the fullest as to protect your investment, and keep your countertops looking pristine for life.


  • How Thick is Caesarstone Quartz?

    • Caesarstone Quartz Countertops are 1.3CM, 2CM, and 3CM thick.  Thickness depends on the design, but most Caesarstone Quartz Slabs come in those three thicknesses.
    • Standard Sized Slabs (56.5” x 120”) of Caesarstone Quartz come in all three thicknesses, whereas Jumbo Sized Slabs (64.5” x 131.5”) of Caesarstone Quartz only come in 2CM and 3CM.


Are You Ready for Caesarstone Quartz?

Montblanc Caesarstone Quartz Kitchen Countertops with Pendant Lighting
Montblanc Caesarstone Quartz Kitchen Countertops with Pendant Lighting

Now that you’ve learned what Caesarstone Quartz is, how it matches up to the competition, and have gotten a taste of their color selection: are you ready for your own?

We know it can be tough doing kitchen and bathroom renovations, let alone building a new home from the ground up. We can help make those decisions a little easier. Our work speaks for itself, just look at all the beautiful countertops we have done here. Over 18 years of satisfied customers can vouch for our work.

If you need advice or to get quotes to see what options are available to you, give us a call! We offer FREE in-home design consultations, which help you design your space, get the perfect fit, and have the best color scheme.