Colonial Gold

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Original name:
Colonial Gold

Other name(s) used:
River Gold, Millennium Gold
Material:
granite

Internet ID:
1286
Country of origin:
India
Pattern:
Veins
Colors:
Blue, Brown, Gold, Gray, White
Application:
Kitchen, Bathroom, Fireplace, Outdoor
Comments:
Off white stone with golden amber highlights, light gray quartz deposits, and burgundy clustering.
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COMMENTS:

  • Marble.com - Peter 03:07PM, Dec 6 2013

    Donna,
    This particular Colonial Gold would provide an excellent contrast to your cabinet selection. For a backsplash I recommend taking a look at some of our work examples for inspiration. I would suggest something in the orange, white, cream, rust, brown, and grey color tones.

  • Dona 05:37AM, Dec 6 2013

    I am remodeling the kitchen using Rustic Beech Cabinets with a toast finish and Vandyke Glaze. The corner cabinet and the 8' island is Alder Wood...antiquity or cream color with distressing. I am thinking about using the Soller or Colonial Gold for countertops. Which do you think would look best? Also, what would you recommend for the backsplash? Thank you for your help.

  • Marble.com - Peter 02:37PM, Oct 8 2013

    Isabela,
    The customer handles the tile, we handle the countertops, and full granite backsplashes.
    Best Regards,
    Peter

  • Isabela Arnaudov 11:22PM, Oct 7 2013

    We just put in Colonial Gold for our counter tops and we have white cabinets. Right now we are trying to select tiles for the backsplash. I love the tile in the first video or picture number 8 (with the 3 black chairs). Could you let me know what is this tile called and where can I find it? I tried home depot and some tile galleries, but can't seem to find anything that looks like this tile. Your help will be greatly appreciated!

  • jam926 02:21AM, Aug 23 2013

    Hi - We are building a house and have selected eggshell perimeter cabinets (possibly w/ a glaze) and a chestnut island and chestnut wet bar. Do you think Kashmir Gold would be a good choice? I had considered New Venetian Gold and Saint Cecilia. However, in our current house we have Giallo Ornamental, and it's a bit too busy for my taste, so those two granites may be too busy as well (especially since we'll have a good amount of countertop space). Do you have any other suggestions? Thank you for your input!

  • Marble.com - Adrian 02:33AM, Jun 6 2013

    Hi, I think that both stones will be a great choice ! I would recommend you to take a look at the whole slab, take a sample to home and compare with your cabinets. In my personal opinion I'm more leaning towards Colonial Gold because it looks elegant and has beautifull movements which will give your kitchen distinct character. Good luck !

  • mia 05:38PM, Jun 5 2013

    Remodelling our kitchen. I have cherry cabinets with light biege porcelain floors. I love Colonial Gold granite counter top, but its a bit pricey. My contractor is leaning towards Santa Cecilia. What do think about it. Thanks and more power!

  • Marble.com - Adrian 02:55PM, Mar 8 2013

    Hi, Colonial Gold is a little bit different then Colonial White. Colonial Gold,  Dream and White are really similar to each other but every of them have various calours of veins. The best way to choose the exact one is to see the whole slab, take the sample home and compare it in your kitchen. I recommend you check the stone with Internet ID 477 and 583.
    477: http://www.marble.com/material... 
    583: http://www.marble.com/material... 
    Good luck !

  • Lkormos 10:13PM, Mar 6 2013

    Is Colonial Gold the same as Colonial White.  I am looking for a white granite for an island to go with black slate counters on natural cherry cabinets with a red oak floor.

    Thanks

  • Marble.com - Derek 05:58PM, Aug 29 2012

    Excellent combination!

  • Tanyam123 06:31AM, Aug 22 2012

    HOw does colonial gold match w/ honey oak cabinets?

  • Marble.com - Derek 04:22PM, May 8 2012

    Are there any wall colors you've been looking at so far that have caught your attention? My recommendations are along the lines of Benjamin Moore Lighthouse Landing or Heartsmere. Let me know your thoughts. 

  • Cindi 02:12PM, Apr 30 2012

    I have darker cabinets and went with the colonial gold. My back splash is a lime stone with grout and matches the counter well. Maybe too well. I have all white appliances and wood wood work. The kitchen is rather small and I don't want to go with dark colors. I have been trying to come up with a wall color or other colors to use with this to make the kitchen pop..Any suggestions

  • Marble.com - Derek 03:17PM, Apr 24 2012

    I'd use a darker granite shade for an efficient contrast to the hickory perimeter cabinetry and because darker stones are generally more durable and less porous. Timeless and classic choices that I recommend are Ubatuba, Tropical Brown, Toffee, and Imperial Coffee. You should reseal the stone once a year to keep it stain resistant. Hope this helps!

  • Julie 02:41AM, Apr 20 2012

    We are in the middle of a kitchen remodel, we are keeping half of our light hickory cabinets.  We are adding a black antique rubbed island and the floor is natural asain walnut.  I am having a hard time picking a granite shade, as I am worried that it will be too busy.  They layout of the kitchen is very open into a family room, dining room and office area.  Any suggestions?  I also have 3 small children, so I was also concerned of staining on the granite from juice.  Thanks!

  • Marble.com - Derek 10:42PM, Mar 7 2012

    I feel that the Colonial Gold would be a warm and appropriate choice to go against your Chestnut colored cabinetry. Some other similar options you can consider are New Colonial Dream and Colonial Cream. For a floor tile suggestion, take a look at Daltile Fidenza Bianco porcelain tile. I've attached a picture for you. Good luck!

  • Nancy 03:20PM, Mar 5 2012

    I have ordered Kraftmaid kitchen cabinets in a Chestnut stain w/onyz glaze, am leaning toward Colonial Gold as a countertop, have not picked out floor but interested in a neutral beige ceramic floor, as pictured in #9 above.   Do you think this color would be fitting for an open floor plan kitchen.  Thank you for your advice, as I am overwhelmed with the many choices.   I have also seen speckled granite, but feel it may be too busy for my taste.

  • Marble.com - Derek 04:27PM, Mar 1 2012

    We have Atlantis and Colonial Gold (or New Colonial Gold) in-stock at all of our locations.

  • Fcr310 11:04PM, Feb 27 2012

    I am looking at both Atlantis id1330 and Colonial Gold id1286 could you tell me which location I can find these items.

  • Marble.com - Derek 08:26PM, Jan 20 2012 If you keep coming back to this granite color, and it's attractive to you, then let me tell you that you should definitely use the Colonial Gold. It's a solid, timeless, and classic choice, with a light base for good contrast to offset your cabinetry but also has golden veining for warmth and richness. Go for it!
  • Maryfala 03:31AM, Jan 20 2012 I am having a hard time picking a granite, i have taken home this sample 2x so I thinking this must be the color. I have light gold color walls hardwood floors stained in a medium color cherry my cabinets are kraftmaid maple with chestnut finish. Do you think this is the best choice?  its an open floor plan so I "think" I wanted a light color to keep it nice and bright but im so confused????????? Help.
  • Marble.com - Kinga 07:38PM, Dec 17 2011 I think the Honey Onyx is a fine choice for your setup!
  • Marble.com - Derek 03:09PM, Dec 1 2011 If you use a less busy honey onyx subway tile such as the picture I've attached (or something similar), then I think it would be a perfect compliment for your Colonial Gold granite.
  • MaryAnne 07:24PM, Nov 28 2011 I have medium oak cabinets and just installed colonial gold granite.  I'm really loving a 3 x 6 honey onyx subway tile for the backsplash.  My floor is 6 x 6 tile (gold/brown/greenish colors).  Do you think the honey onyx subway tile will be too busy with the granite and floor?  I do not want to do smaller tile!
  • Marble.com - Derek 02:37PM, Jun 24 2011 For a choice with blue tones, try Benjamin Moore "White Satin".
  • Debbie Rogers 02:41AM, Jun 24 2011 I was thinking of something in the blue range for the colonial gold, but like the greens for the master bath with rain forest green.
  • Marble.com - Kinga 09:11PM, Jun 23 2011 I agree with Derek’s “Barely Beige” suggestion for the hall bath. For the master, check out BM’s “Hint of Mint” and “Tint of Mint”. If you want to achieve a formal feel, a deep brown like BM’s  “Cougar Brown”  and “Toasted Marshmallow” would look lovely.
    Let me know what you think so far!
  • Marble.com - Derek 12:39PM, Jun 23 2011 For the Colonial Gold hall bath, I recommend Benjamin Moore "Barely Beige". The Master Bath can have a color with green undertones such as Benjamin Moore "Light Pistachio". Let me know what you think.
  • Debbie Rogers 08:05PM, Jun 22 2011 Using Colonial Gold in a hall bath with medium oak cabinets. Using Rain Forest Green in Master Bath with medium oak cabinets. Using Venetian Bronze faucets and accessories in both. What color paint would you recommend for each bath?
  • Leah 03:34PM, Mar 31 2011 Kitchen remodel with cream cabinets w/chocolate glaze. Island will be a warm maple w/glaze. Travertine floors in a warm beige. Antique bronze hardware. Can you give suggestions for granite in each price range? I want it to feel warm, but not too dark. Also would like to have a suggestions in different price ranges.
    • All Granite and Marble 10:00AM, Apr 1 2011 Leah: For lower priced suggestions, try Santa Cecilia Real, Giallo Ornamental C, Peregrine C. For more premium choices, I recommend Arandis Chocolate, Amba Gold, Kashmir Gold.
  • Melissa 10:24PM, Feb 20 2011 Can you please let me know what price grouping Colonial Gold is in? Single, Blue, Double Blue, etc. Thank you! Melissa I have white cabinets and oak hardwood floors.
    • All Granite and Marble 10:15AM, Feb 22 2011 Melissa: We have Colonial Gold in Double Silver price category.
  • Elyssa 08:00PM, Sep 12 2010 I am redoing my kitchen which has white cabinets and brick colored mexican tile, and granite suggestions for the counters?
    • All Granite and Marble 08:35AM, Sep 13 2010 Elyssa: Some good suggestions are: New Venetian Gold, Giallo Ornamental, Colonial Gold, Astoria.
  • Kish 10:35PM, Sep 9 2010 We have cherry cabinets and we are thinking of colonial gold and almost decided. now we have seen typhoon brodeux and huge dilemma which one to go. we have 5 x 3 island area and we wanted that look good. We live in North Carolina and the fabricator is quoting 1200 extra for the typhoon. what do you think which goes best on cherry cabinets.
    • All Granite and Marble 08:43AM, Sep 10 2010 Kish: I'm leaning towards the Colonial Gold for a striking contrast to offset the cherry wood.
  • Cherise 01:36AM, Aug 7 2010 Remodeling and need help with a granite color for countertops and island! Cognac cabinets with a medium dark walnut floor. Was looking at Kashmir Gold or Colonial Gold. What do you think - Any other suggestions?
    • All Granite and Marble 10:00AM, Aug 9 2010 Cherise: I'm leaning toward the Kashmir Gold. Another option might be Astoria.
  • Jennifer J 07:59PM, Aug 5 2010 I'm searching for a granite to go with my ivory colored cabints with a light brown glaze, biscuit colored appliances and hardwood floors stained in provencial. Going for a clean timeless classic look. Leaning towards a lighter colored granite as the kitchen is not very big and want to keep the space as open looking as posible. Do you have any suggestions?
    • All Granite and Marble 09:04AM, Aug 6 2010 Jennifer J: Try Colonial Cream, Astoria, or Kashmir Gold.
  • Maria Abernathy 03:41PM, Jul 27 2010 If granite gets wet outside & appears darker than the top portion, will the darkness dissappear when dry? I looked at some that was darker at bottom and it was leaning toward another piece. I felt and it seemed day, but I did not like the darker shade.
    • All Granite and Marble 09:39AM, Jul 28 2010 Maria Abernathy: This happens to granite that is unsealed, but it will dry up and return to original color. The stone needs to be sealed every 1-2 years.
  • Teresa Marino 11:44AM, Jul 21 2010 Follow up to my previous comment/reason I did not pursue further was told this granite was no longer available, then just recently was told this still was available. Went onto you web site and guess what here it is
    • All Granite and Marble 08:50AM, Jul 22 2010 Teresa Marino: We have Colonial Gold in-stock at our Ridgefield Park, NJ and South Plainfield, NJ locations.
  • Teresa Marino 11:32AM, Jul 21 2010 What I thought would be magnificent ended up pieced scrap granite One piece replaced still horrible/expensive mistake dealing with this company
    • All Granite and Marble 08:49AM, Jul 22 2010 Teresa Marino: I'm very sorry for your unhappy experience. You can email directly derek@marble.com and we will work with you to make things right.
  • Laura P 10:31AM, Apr 23 2010 Hello, We have galley kitchen with an open floor plan to the dining area + living room. I am struggling to find granite. The room colors are dark cranberry and tan. My cabinets are Sangria - so also a cranberry with staneless appliances. I wanted a tan/gold + cranberry highlights granite. I loved Kashmire Gold until I went to see slabs as it's too gold. Looking more for tan over gold with movement. Any recommendations for me?
    • All Granite and Marble 02:04PM, Apr 23 2010 Laura P: Try Juparana Exotica.
  • Fran 09:58AM, Mar 25 2010 Is the burgundy perceptible to the eye? Is this considered a stone with a lot of movement?
    • All Granite and Marble 11:36AM, Mar 25 2010 Fran: It's overall a light stone with golden veining and burgundy flecks.
  • Susan 12:43PM, Jan 13 2010 I love the look of marble, white with gray theads and gold. Told I shouldn't put it in the kitchen/counter top. If I have it honed will that help prevent the staining I always heard about?
    • All Granite and Marble 05:14PM, Jan 13 2010 Susan: No, if anything honed marble is even more prone to staining. If you want a granite that looks like marble for kitchen application, take a look at White Fantasy.
  • Patty Mills 07:21PM, Oct 27 2009 We have to look at something more neutral since our house will be for sale in 1-2 years. What do you think of Colonial Gold with maple/honey cabinets/white appliances/oak floors. Back walls are cream tile? Right now the kitchen has allwhite corian counters and it is very nice/but dated.
    • All Granite and Marble 12:54PM, Oct 28 2009 Patty Mills: It will breathe fresh air into your kitchen design, although there will not be much contrast.
  • Ellen 11:39AM, Oct 26 2009 I have light oak cabinets that have darkened a bit. Would colonial gold or antique gold be good choices? Do you have any other suggestions for a traditional house?
    • All Granite and Marble 12:14PM, Oct 26 2009 Ellen: Either choice is excellent, plenty of contrast and it would compliment the cabinets nicely.
  • D 05:54PM, Aug 19 2009 Yes, the floor is hardwood planks in a provincial finish. I saw the colonial gold in a new kitchen with darker wood cabinetry at it looked very nice. I could see the gray sediment in it which is why I thought it may go well with the cream cabinets/pewter glaze as well. Thank you.
    • All Granite and Marble 10:04AM, Aug 20 2009 D: Your welcome and good luck! :-)
  • D 04:31PM, Aug 19 2009 Would this color Colonial Gold work well with off white/cream painted cabinets that have a pewter glaze?
    • All Granite and Marble 05:12PM, Aug 19 2009 D: It's a very rich color, it would look beautiful, do you have any browns in your floor to pick up the veining in this stone?
  • DIANE 01:46PM, Jul 21 2009 I found a gorgeous leathered colonial gold, but always thought I would go with polished. The polished is too rust for my liking. Is the upkeep the same? Is it a trend?"
    • All Granite and Marble 02:19PM, Jul 21 2009 DIANE: I would think dusk would cling more, never seen a leathered Colonial Gold.
  • kathleen 10:03AM, Jul 8 2009 What granite would go best with my kitchen? I have chestnut chocolate glaze cabinets, light color tan floors, and a peachy brown color on the wall.
    • All Granite and Marble 03:09PM, Jul 8 2009 kathleen: There is no single best answer to this. Selecting the color of your countertops is a very personal process. Sure you can rely on general stylistic advice, but in the end it's your kitchen and you'll be the one looking at it the most. Based on the stone you commented on (Colonial Gold), I think you're definitely in the right colors.
  • Anna 11:28AM, Jun 16 2009 Where can I find this granite in my area. I live in NC. I hope you can help.
    • All Granite and Marble 02:46PM, Jun 16 2009 Anna: We do not work with anyone from your area, sorry.
  • Lisa 12:15PM, Apr 6 2009 Hi, We have an open kitchen plan w. goldish/green walls, maple mocha kitchen cabinets (give off a rosey/orangey), and hardwoods that blend with cabinets. Our kit. tile backsplash is gray/white/coppery. Replacing Corian w. granite but don't want dark as kitchen gets little light and is kind of gloomy with exisiting gray toned Corian. Considering "Santa Cecilia" however, we concerned it may blend right into the cabinets. Kindly advise how to accomplish some contrast while toning down our rosey/orangey cabinets. Thanks!
    • All Granite and Marble 12:30PM, Apr 6 2009 Lisa: If you are trying to avoid dark colors, take a look at the Colonial Gold or Ivory Gold.
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