Soapstone is a rock composed mainly of talc, which to him are his soap and water and feel of the name. Soapstone is used for carving and for centuries, in various ancient carvings in India and Greece to see.
Today, soapstone is used to create beautiful stoves, fireplaces, sinks and countertops. Soapstone is also used for tiles, mosaics, and even cutlery.
There are many different kinds and colors of soapstone from which you can select your favorite for use as a counter. Certain stones are a pearl gray color with greenish veins. If the soapstone is oiled, it changes color and depth to dark black with dark green veins; this is an alternative look that could be well coordinated with other aspects of interior design.
Other stones are medium to dark green with white veins. Oiled it is a shadow of dark black, with dark-green undertones, and this makes even more striking white veins.