Backlighting Onyx: FAQ

There are a ton of different materials to choose from when it comes to backlighting surfaces. Onyx has a beautiful layered look and has been used in decorations and surfaces for millenia. Could this be the right option for you and your home? Here are some of our most frequently asked questions about backlighting with onyx.

Does onyx work well for backlighting applications?

Short answer, yes! Onyx comes in unique striations and patterns giving it a dramatic effect. It also has translucent properties, making it a perfect material to be backlit. 

Why choose onyx as a material for a backlighting application?

One reason to consider using onyx is that you can find it in a variety of colors, so it will fit in well with what you already have in your home. Once illuminated, it’s distinct veining and pattern will give your room a new sense of ambiance and life.

Is onyx suitable for every backlighting application?

Of course! Onyx is a great material to work with. It can be used on everything like countertops, fireplaces, vanities, and more. The only thing to consider is your own personal preference and how onyx will look in the room with your other decor. 

To learn more about SLABlite and our backlight products and services, call (877) 723-2900 or contact us online today!