Saltillo Tile Colors
we offer high-quality, authentic Mexican clay tile in four fantastic Saltillo finishes, each producing its own range of colors
Saltillo colors bring every space to life in a unique way. You can give a living room the “Old-World” feel of antique Saltillo finish. Or, mix your existing neutral kitchen design scheme with the stark color contrasts of Manganese Saltillo for a dramatic flare. Create a new hacienda-inspired pool deck with Traditional Saltillo. Each of the Saltillo colors offers endless ways to design your home style. Can’t settle on just one color? We understand. Try mixing different finishes for a floor that has several colors. This look combines modern and rustic styles.
All Saltillo tile shapes and sizes are available in any of these finishes. We offer tiles in a wide variety of beautiful patterns, shapes, and sizes.
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Depending on where the tile was placed among other tiles when it was fired, the Saltillo colors can be light to dark shades. Smaller Saltillo tile sizes will burn darker in color than larger tiles. Some tiles will have a striped pattern, which happens when tiles are stacked when they are fired in the kiln. Sealed Saltillo tiles are darker in color than Unsealed Saltillo tiles. If left unsealed, all three finishes of the Saltillo clay are lighter, and more pastel in color.
Traditional Saltillo Tile
Also known as Terra Cotta, our Traditional Saltillo is our best value finish. Traditional Saltillo tiles come in a wide range of Terra Cotta colors. You will find tones from red and orange, to yellow and gold. This finish integrates beautifully with many styles and colors used in home decorating. It is impossible to show the full range of color in just the four tile samples above.
It works well in commercial and residential spaces. It can be used indoors and outdoors, with proper installation. The Traditional Saltillo style is ideal in spaces with design themes such as southwestern, western, hacienda, beach, and rustic.
Invite an element of sophistication and luxury to your dining room with Traditional Saltillo tile in our Riviera pattern. Go bold, and blend vibrant colors of Cement tiles with large, square Saltillo tiles. This will give your kitchen a more spacious and elegant feel.
Manganese Saltillo Tile
Manganese Saltillo floor tiles come in many shades of Terra Cotta. The manganese finish tends to be light to dark brown in color. It can also have Terra Cotta colors that come through to the surface. Manganese Mexican tiles can have some black swirling that mixes with the Terra Cotta color. This creates a marbled look. The four tiles above are just a sample of the full range of colors we create. This finish is excellent for both rustic and modern spaces. Pair with light cabinets or walls for a light/dark contrast often seen in contemporary spaces. Select hexagon Saltillo tiles in Manganese finish for a natural contrast of light and dark shades. This will bring a modern/vintage look to your new kitchen.
Our Manganese Saltillo finish works well in both commercial and residential spaces. With proper sub-floor preparation and maintenance, this tile is great for both indoor and outdoor applications.
Antique Saltillo Tile
Antique Saltillo floor tile has the appearance of Old-World Saltillo. It is textured and darker in color, and also reveals the rust and Terra Cotta range of colors. The four tiles in the photo above are just a sample of our full range of colors. Our rustic Saltillo tiles are custom made to look like a reclaimed clay tile. They are designed in the style of historic Mexican pavers or Antique Terra Cotta tile. This finish works very well in rustic, Old-World spaces. It’s similar to reclaimed Terra Cotta – at a fraction of the cost. Some homeowners decide to install Antique Saltillo flooring with dark grout. They may purposefully leave grout behind in the textured surface to create an even older look.
Each tile is hand-textured, making it ideal for non-slip surfaces. Antique Saltillo excels in outdoor or wet areas, so it’s a natural fit for patios and pool decks. This finish also works well in commercial and residential spaces. It is great for indoor and outdoor spaces, with proper installation. Add some rustic charm to any space in your home with beautiful Antique Saltillo floor tiles.
Spanish Mission Red Tile
range of Dark Terracotta Colors
Spanish Mission Red tile is a popular color choice in our Saltillo tile product line. The Mission Red tiles are similar to Traditional Saltillo, but this color finish has minimal light or yellow shades of color due to the effect of our Mission Red dye added to the penetrating sealer. The photo of the four tiles above do not show the full range of color. There is some variation of color within a single tile as well as between individual tiles. No two tiles are identical. Overall, the look is ideal for spaces calling for true Spanish-style décor and more consistency in color compared to our other Saltillo tile colors.
⇒ Pro Tip: Saltillo tile colors vary (sometimes drastically, sometimes minimally) from one manufacturing lot to the next. We do not guarantee color matching because there are kiln-firing and weather elements that dramatically affect the finished color of the tile. We highly recommend ordering enough tile for your project at one time to ensure a consistent design.
Custom Saltillo Tile
Looking for something specific?
As the largest producer for handmade Mexican tile, we also create custom Saltillo tiles for specific projects. Most custom productions require a 500 square foot minimum. Contact us to learn more.
There are some examples of custom Saltillo tiles in the photo gallery below!
⇒ Antique Mission Red Tile: This is a popular choice for anyone who likes the textured surface of our Antique Saltillo in combination with the Mission Red color consistency.
⇒ Custom Color: Looking for an art deco appeal to your floor? We custom glaze our Saltillo tiles in any color. Check out a few recent white, green, and black options.
Saltillo Tile Colors