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Granite, while being the most expensive can be considered timeless and is especially popular at the moment in kitchen worktops design circles. Its strength is its main benefit although the price can put many buyers off. More affordable are the composite stone materials that are becoming increasingly widespread. The greatest benefit of these composites is that it is possible to find fantastic colours, making them a design feature in their own right making your kitchen worktops stand out.