We are redoing our kitchen, and have chosen cherry shaker cabinets, using the same design and amber stain throughout (perimeter and island). I have chosen a very light and calm kashmir white slab for the counter tops, and am tempted to use absolute black granite on the island, which is 72 inches by 24 inches, with a curved overhang for eating. I like the idea of mixing it up, but am not sure if using both granites would work or just look incoherent. My pendants are wrought iron, my pulls are brushed nickel, my appliances are stainless, and my floor is natural finished oak. Thanks!