RTS17 Sofia Cement Tile

Meet Our Newest In Stock Cement Tile Designs

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Are you part of the craze?  The Cement Tile craze?  Have you seen our new in stock cement tile designs yet?  If you’re reading this, you must be part of the “cool kids” because cement tile is exploding in popularity in the design world.  Yay You for being cool! Does that make me cool for writing this? Cement tiles are a throwback to older style Encaustic tiles commonly found throughout Europe in castles and cathedrals.  Today we all get to enjoy a better quality version of encaustic tiles – made from concrete and mineral-pigmented cement.  Why is this a big deal?  Durability and lasting beauty.  The clay of encaustic tiles wore down over time while current-day cement tiles maintain their luxurious look even in the highest foot traffic areas. I’m introducing you to our newest in stock cement tile designs.  These beauties round-out our MeaLu Collection of concrete tiles.  Please…

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Manganese Mexican Saltillo Tile

Manganese Riviera Saltillo Tile

By Blogroll, Interior Design, Manganese Saltillo Tile, Mexican Tile, Quarry Tile, Rustico's Tile Pick, Saltillo Tile No Comments

I’m starting a series here at Rustico Tile – our Weekly Tile Pick!  You’ll gain insight into which tiles and patterns are buzzing around our office.  This week’s pick is by our beloved, Shelley.  She’s chosen Manganese Riviera Saltillo Tile.  You’ll love her logic on this pick! Manganese Riviera Saltillo is a 2-tile pattern made up of our San Felipe (aka Arabesque) and Fleur de Lis shaped tiles.  The two shapes form an interlocking pattern that we refer to as Riviera.  While this comes in all 3 of our saltillo tile finishes, Shelley has picked this one in our Manganese finish. Manganese Saltillo finish is a really gorgeous blend of neutral tones including light and dark brown, cream, and some terracotta shades that bleed through to the surface.  In the process of creating Manganese saltillo tiles, we add an ingredient to the clay.  This results in a dynamic and versatile…

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