Squak Mountain Stone Hand-cast alternative to natural or quarried stone: Squak Mountain Stone, shown in Natural (recycled paper, recycled gl. Really want to investigate this material. Like it darker. Want to figure out how hardy it is?
Concrete dye - We used charcoal cement mix color from lowes. We used a lot of dye 1 bottle per bag of concrete, and our concrete counter tops came out dark grey. If you want black - or darker then ours go for 2 or three.
Cheaper granite countertop options: Engineered Granite Overlay Countertops--Budget friendly granite surface that installs over the top of old counters & doesn't have grout lines like granite tile! Also perfect for quick installations.