Granite World uses Essa stone for many different projects. Essastone is very versatile as well and can be used in many different types of home projects such as benchtops, splashbacks, and even fireplace surrounds. However, it is only recommended for on the inside of your home because it can fade if it is exposed to direct sunlight. Essastone is designed specifically for Australia’s unique look and feel. There are many designs that are stunning in an Australian home, making it a very popular brand. This quartz is very scratch resistant, just like any other quartz on the market.