Is composed of some of the hardest natural materials on earth. It is made from a variety of minerals such as quartz, feldspar, and mica. It is heat resistant, you can take a dish right from the oven to countertop without the risk of heat damage.**Stone dishes make crack when placed on a cold surface directly from oven, please use a trivet/towel/potholder. Resin fill may incur damage, please use care. Granite is well suited for kitchens, bars, bathrooms, outdoors (select colors), fireplaces and showers.