Brazilian Cleft Black SlateA black/grey tight grained slate given texture and tone by its lightly cleft surface.
Brazilian Cleft Grey SlateA grey/green durable tight grained slate given texture and tone by its light cleft surface.
Brazilian Honed Grey SlateGrey/green slate with a pretty cloudy pattern decorating its smooth honed surface.
Slate is a metamorphic rock composed of clay or volcanic ash, which is hardened by the heat and pressure of tectonic plate movement making it very hard wearing and durable.
Our slate range comes from Brazil and is offered in cleft (a naturally split textured surface) and honed (a smooth matt finish).
Brazilian grey slate has a greenish tinge with similarities to Lakeland green slate, whilst Brazilian black slate has a darker appearance similar to Cumbrian blue black or Brathay slate.