Soapstone Pietra Viva is a 3cm Soapstone with a honed finish. This attractive Italian smoothed stone has an eggshell finish. This soapstone has a chalky white color with high contrasting charcoal veining. Soapstone is best suited for bathroom countertops and well-maintained kitchens counters. Soapstone Pietra Viva is also recommended for vertical surfaces and covered outdoor living areas.