Antique Saltillo Tile in the Riviera Pattern

Mexican Quarry Tile Tips for Home Interiors

By Blogroll, Interior Design, Mexican Tile, Quarry Tile, Saltillo Tile, Talavera Tile, Terra Cotta Floor tile No Comments
You're midway through building the Spanish style home of your dreams. Mexican quarry tile is the foundation of all things to come with your interior design plans.  The finishing phase is soon to drive you over a cliff, though.  Decisions to make.  Deadlines to meet.  Who really wants to ponder the pros and cons of handles versus knobs in your kitchen? Antique Riviera Saltillo Flooring with Painted Talavera Tiles. Maybe I can offer a slight reprieve.  Allow me to offer advice about how to make the most of your Mexican quarry tile within the big scheme of your home interior design.  If you get the foundation of your design right, it's far easier to add layers of design that make sense! Your home is most likely made up of several rooms.  Unless, that is, you're building 1 giant igloo to encompass all facets of your home... in which case there are...
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Types of Mexican Tile for Sale

By Blogroll, Cantera Stone, Cement Tile, Mexican Tile, Saltillo Tile, Talavera Tile No Comments
It's true. There is an abundance of Mexican tile for sale around the world today. But what is Mexican tile by definition? Can I tell you a story?  One day, I received a call from someone named Mary. Mary was smack-dab in the middle of building a Spanish Colonial style home. She called us looking for Mexican tile for sale.  When I prompted Mary to tell me more specifically what she needed, she simply said "Mexican tile."  To which, I responded: "What type of Mexican tile do you need, Mary?" And that began our meaningful dialog which resulted in her Spanish Colonial home adorned with several types of our Mexican tile for sale. True story.  You see, the term "Mexican Tile" can take on many meanings. At Rustico, we carry 4 types of Mexican tile for sale. Riviera Pattern in Traditional Saltillo Tile finish   I'll start with the most...
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It’s Nice to “Meet” You!

By Cantera Stone, Cement Tile, Manganese Saltillo Tile, Mexican Tile, Saltillo Tile, Talavera Tile No Comments

Hi there! Thanks for checking out our new Rustico Tile and Stone website! We've been hard at work in the past several months to bring our website up to speed with the latest and greatest of all things Mexican tile and stone! As you check out the site, here are a few things to look for. Saltillo Tile – We've added shapes and sizes to our production capabilities for Saltillo floor tile. Did you know we are the largest manufacturer for authentic, handmade Saltillo Tile in Mexico? That's right – and it all comes to our Austin, Texas warehouse just before it's shipped to you. Check out the three finishes of Saltillo Tile that we make here at Rustico Tile and Stone. 1) Traditional Saltillo with terra cotta shades. 2) Manganese Saltillo with browns and terra cotta shades. 3) Antique Saltillo with an old-world, textured look. Cement Tile – This…

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Saltillo Restaurant Tile -Pancho’s Vegas

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Saltillo Restaurant Tile can be found at it's finest in Pancho's Mexican food restaurant in Las Vegas.  And that's not it for Mexican tiles in this restaurant - check out the pairings of Talavera tiles and Cantera stone that create a perfect ambiance for good food, live music and Pancho's famous Naughty Maggie Margaritas! I had the pleasure of visiting Pancho's Las Vegas a couple of weeks ago to check out our saltillo restaurant tile and partake in good eats.  Located in downtown Summerlin, Pancho's boasts an authentic Mexican food menu that would compete with any restaurant in Mexico.  And did I mention the margaritas yet?!  Be weary of Mr. Lawrence's (the owner of Pancho's Manhattan Beach (CA) and Las Vegas) recommendation to try the margarita on an empty stomach at 11 am.  But hey... it's Vegas so I couldn't resist.  It's a good think his menu features some of...
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5 Rustico Tiles that Make a Statement

By Cement Tile, Interior Design, Manganese Saltillo Tile, Mexican Tile, Saltillo Tile, Talavera Tile No Comments

Are you tired of boring floors?  Did you know that a designer’s secret weapon is blending architectural elements with a homeowner’s style?  Check out some of our favorite budget-friendly, hand-crafted tiles!  This is where form meets function! 1.  Talavera Painted Tile.  It’s impossible to narrow it to just one painted design!  Go big and bright or subdued and sophisticated.  Talavera is a painted tile that originates in Mexico.  Beautiful designs can add punch to a variety of home styles including: Mediterranean, Hacienda, Victorian, Tuscan and even casual beach homes.  We recommend starting your talavera selection with a decorative design – then work in the solid color accents and trims.  To complete the look, coordinate complimentary elements such as Cantera stone, as seen in this photo on the kitchen counter and hood trim. 2.  Manganese Hexagon Saltillo Tile.  We sure do love this beauty!  Manganese Saltillo, in general, is super versatile….

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