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Blanco Orion: White Silestone Palettes with Darker Elements

Most of us thought we were sunsetting white countertops and white interiors, but we admit we were wrong. Well, we were half-right. It seems that the white countertops are not going away. They are sticking around to add brightness and contrast to more colorful interior spaces.

Silestone’s Blanco Orion is a light stone with gray marbling that brings subtle personality to a room when its set in a visual space that has more colorful or darker accents. Coming out of the ultra-popular Silestone Nebula Alpha Collection, this quartz countertop has contain soft, elegant grey hues on a luminous white. The stone surface has a blurred veining reminiscent of natural stone.

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Silestone Blanco Orion

Silestone Blanco Orion Slab (Hi-Res Detail)

Blanco Orion Silestone Slab

Silestone Blanco Orion Countertop Options

Slab Options

Jumbo Slab is 63 inches by 128 inches

The Blanco Orion Slab comes in 1 size:

There are 3 thickness options for Blanco Orion:

1.2 cm | 2.0 cm | 3.0 cm

Blanco Orion Silestone Slab

Silestone Blanco Orion Countertop Edges


Silestone Edge - Bullnose

A completely rounded finish that maintains the surface’s thickness throughout your Silestone quartz kitchen countertop.

Basic Eased

Silestone Edge - Basic Eased

This edge type appears square with a slightly eased top edge while maintaining the countertop’s thickness.

Straight Beveled

Silestone Edge - Straight Beveled

Similar to the basic ease, this edge maintains the surface thickness and appears square with a slanted top edge.


Silestone Edge - Demi-Bullnose

An edge that is rounded along the top and flattens at the bottom for a straight edge while maintaining a consistent thickness. Also know as half-bullnose.


Silestone Edge - Ogee

This more traditional style of edge features a concave arch that transitions into a convex arch for your kitchen quartz countertop.


Silestone Edge - Mitered

Similar to the basic ease, this edge maintains the surface thickness and appears square with a slanted top edge.

Price & Cost of Silestone Blanco Orion

What makes one color more expensive than another? The production cost and the manufacturer’s ability to obtain the desired color from raw materials. A good indicator is granulometry. The more discreet the grain (more uniform and smooth), the more resin content it contains and, therefore, the more expensive it is to produce.

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Silestone Blanco Orion Sinks

Silestone Blanco Orion Sink

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How do Silestone Blanco Orion Countertops Perform?

Stain Resistance

Silestone Blanco Orion countertops are highly resistant to stains from coffee, wine, olive oil, make-up and many other everyday products when properly maintained. The Silestone coefficient of porosity is practically null and much lower than that of granite or marble. It is also more stain resistant than acrylics and laminates. However, be careful not to leave on liquids, such as, tea, coffee or red wine on the surface for more than 24 hours. Reason being, if liquids like these are exposed to the surface for such a long time this may penetrate the material, and may require a billable service call request. Remember that Silestone is stain resistant, not stain proof.

Silestone is not affected by common kitchen acids like lemon juice, tomato juice or vinegar (food acid). Other stronger, industrial acids (muriatic acid per example) could damage the material.

Silestone does not need any water repellent or gloss enhancer. Avoid these products as they can lead to important care and maintenance problems that void your warranty.

Heat Resistance

Silestone holds up better than a majority of other countertop or interior surface products, such as, laminate, wood and solid surface. It is recommended that you use a trivet because Silestone Blanco Orion countertops are not warranted against thermal shock.

Impact Resistance

Silestone Blanco Orion countertops resistance to impact is very high. It far exceeds that of other products with similar applications, such as, natural stone or solid surfaces. That being said, care not to hit the exposed ends, corners, cutouts and edge profile especially in the dishwasher and sink area.

Scratch Resistance

Silestone is highly scratch resistant because quartz is one of the hardest minerals in existence. The Mohs scale classifies it as the hardest 7 earth mineral behind topaz, corundum and diamond. It will not “micro-scratch” like acrylic products and is broadly more resistant than any laminated or stratified product. Even so, you should still use a cutting board and avoiding jagged knives, ceramic knives, choppers, unfinished dishware, and clay pots directly on the worktop. Scouring pads or abrasive sponges should be avoided as they can deteriorate the polished surface.

Microbial / Bacteriostatic Protection

Due to its low porosity, Silestone Blanco Orion countertops are considered an antibacterial surface, which limits the proliferation of bacteria. Please note that Silestone is not an antimicrobial surface. By medical definition, only a substance that kills microorganisms like bacteria or mold, or stops them from growing and causing disease can be labeled as antimicrobial.

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