Glass Products (TGP) of Kirkland, Wash., recently introduced two
new products-Neopariès and Neopariès LT, which are
crystallized glass ceramic architectural panels. The company says
the products are stronger than granite and more resistant to scratching
and abrasion than marble.
Neopariès products can be used for cladding interior and
exterior walls, flooring and counter and tabletops. They can also
be installed on buildings and other structures made of reinforced
concrete, steel or a combination of both.
The Neopariès products were developed by Nippon Electric
Glass and are made using a specialized technique that crystallizes
the glass. According to TGP, the process produces tiny needle
shaped crystals that give the product a soft color and marble-like