Ceramic tiles from Mexico are hand painted imitating old European heritage. Mexican tiles are decorative and come in three different basic styles. They can be handcrafted as plain, two color classic and complex designs. Most of them were used by Spanish right from the beginning of their conquest of America for decorating hacienda residences, churches and official buildings. Also, ceramic tiles were used in Mexico for decorating for fountain basins, chimneys and walls. There are two type of ceramic tiles available in Mexico considering material they are made of. Porcelain relief and flat pattern talavera tiles. The second version is much cheaper, produced with hundreds of different paintings on them. Use them in kitchen for backsplash and counter, bathroom walls, stair risers and patio floor as accents.