This is a common question we receive on a daily basis about authentic handmade saltillo tile. . There is a lot of conflicting information about saltillo tile today. There are also a lot of knock-off versions of this beautiful terra cotta floor material. So…how do you know if you’re getting the real Mexican tile?
Did you know that we regularly produce 3 different styles of Saltillo Mexican tiles? That’s right! The three styles are: (1) Traditional Saltillo tile (2) Manganese Saltillo tiles and (3) Antique Saltillo tiles. The differences between these 3 variations are discussed in detail below.
Did you know that we carry a top of the line painted ceramic Talavera tile? Talavera simply refers to a painted tile. In the world of Mexican tiles, there are 3 qualities of these beautiful accent tiles: A (Talavera Superior), B (Talavera Excellente), & C (Regular Talavera).