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Decorative High Relief Tiles

Decorative High Relief Tiles

Recently we can observe a revival of interior designs emanating from countries where tiles are integral to the architecture and vibrant culture. Mexico, without a doubt, is one of them. The richly colored motifs of handcrafted Talavera tiles are brought to the level of fine arts with decorative high relief tiles. Those vivid and sophisticated tiles are small but evocative and can be combined together in many ways to create alluring patchwork designing setups in any area of your house or apartment.

If you are fond of the richness and flamboyant feel of the Mexican architecture, definitely, you will want to introduce decorative high relief tiles into your remodelling projects. Some of the most striking examples of public art in Colonial cities around Mexico explore the medium of Talavera tiles in all its forms from simple wall tiles, large and spectacular wall tile murals and most lavish high relief tiles. The raised relief pattern boosts the captivating appearance of a ceramic tile. Bring life and color with a bold statement of handcrafted ceramic relief tiles that will transform an ordinary room into a vibrant and colorful state-of-art space. What makes those relief tiles so special- you might ask. All Talavera tiles have a unique texture of a handmade product that enclose a rustic feel and small variations in color or shape of the pattern. However, this adds additional value to our handcrafted Mexican tiles as many of us prefer an artisan work rather than a perfect copy from an assembly line. In the case of Mexican tiles with relief, there are seen as even bigger assets due to their amazing three-dimensional motifs.

 

high relief tiles

 

How do we elaborate our decorative high relief tiles? The process involves a unique painting technique and it is more complex than producing normal Talavera tiles. Our experienced local artisans use an ancient relief technique that involves creating raised, three-dimensional elements that remain attached to a two-dimensional background of the same material, resulting in sculpted motifs that are raised from the surface. The craftsman, instead of using a traditional brash, is squeezing a small bottle with paint pouring it on the tile surface which was earlier designed with a hand drawing. Applying various colors the painter is leaving a substantial amount of paint, elevating particular elements from the background of the design. Once ceramic tiles are fired, the surface becomes very hard and the tile pattern can be easily distinguished not only by colors but especially by the raised relief pattern. The effect is mesmerizing and you can discover the whole collection of decorative high relief tiles at our online store.The application ideas are endless from adding kitchen ceramic tiles to your kitchen backsplash to decorating your doorway with Mexican, colorful tiles.

Kitchen Ceramic Tiles

Kitchen Ceramic Tiles

How can you transform a dull kitchen into a state-of-art, artistic space? You can of course invest in lavish and often overpriced kitchen cabinets and appliances. Or, on the other hand, add kitchen ceramic tiles which is a very affordable investment that will change completely the look of your cooking area. Installing Mexican tiles and tile murals are the simplest and quickest ideas to upgrade and spice up any area of your home in both interiors as exteriors.

painted kitchen ceramic tiles for a backsplash

Our Mexican tiles are handcrafted in the state of Guanajuato, famous for the production of unique craft, including traditional tiles. Our kitchen ceramic tiles represent the Mexican style of tile painting. The authentic Mexican style tiles are called often Talavera tiles. Their origin dates back to the 16th century when Mexico was under the colonial rule of Spain. You can, therefore, expect a rich mixture of Spanish, Portugues, Moorish and of course, Mexican cultures. From colorful, Mexican skulls, white and blue flowery patterns straight from Lisbon and harmonious, geometrical designs, our customers will be able to find the perfect tile for any style home. Our online collection of kitchen ceramic tiles have several, interesting categories to help our clients choose the ideal material for their remodelling projects. Firstly, you can choose between solid and patterned ceramic tiles. This saves you a little bit of time in scrolling between thousands of Mexican tiles and high-relief tiles models. Moreover, you have separated category for border tiles which are special patterned tiles used to highlight the wall or counters with a beautiful glazed finish. For constructors and interior designers, we have prepared a great deal that consists of Mexican tiles sold in lots. We prepare larger quantities of our hand-painted tiles from Mexico that match either in color or pattern so you do not have to worry about spending hours in front of the computer picking each tile model.

Why should you choose our kitchen ceramic tiles? Those products are made of ceramic covered with glaze to protect their surface against acidic foods and aggressive cleaning products. Kitchen is normally the area of the house that most suffers from our daily cooking activities. You want to protect the counters, backsplashes, tabletops and cabinets from getting way and stained. Our painted Talavera tiles can be used in "semi-wet" situations like around the kitchen sink or backsplashes. Their maintenance is super easy and you will only need a wet cloth with soap to erase most of the dirt.

Broken Mexican Color Tiles

Broken Mexican Color Tiles

In times where sustainability is no longer a trend but a must, interior designing cherishes the recycled materials like broken Mexican color tiles.  It incorporates them into thousands of remodeling projects that, in case of ceramic, glazed tiles can be easily undertaken by homeowners in fun and easy DIY activities. You can use our stunning, hand-made, Mexican tiles for both interiors and exteriors. The same applies to the cracked wall and floor tiles.

broken tiles diy project on the table

You have the option of buying our broken Mexican color tiles. We offer a smaller set that consists of 20 pounds of ceramic tile pieces and custom-broken Mexican tile lot that include an amount of the product that covers 220 square feet of the surface. This option is ideal for constructors and interior designers who tend to work in the substantial renovation that includes tiling. All tiles are hand-painted with solid colors which mean there are no patterns featured on the tile surface. The tiles are broken in two, three and four pieces in the majority of cases. If you are looking for a jazzier, distinctive look, you can check our offers for broken Mexican mosaic tiles that feature many broken Talavera tiles with remarkable designs. Our solid color lost can be used for decorating interior and exterior walls of restaurants, bars, and, of course, private residences. The good news is that Mexican tiles are water-resistant so they can be applied to the house veranda, patio, in the showers, bathrooms and swimming pool’ area.

One of the most popular ideas for broken tiles with solid colors is to use them to create vivid and bright mosaics on walls and floors. Another captivating, decorating project could be to apply these cheerful, broken ceramics on the kitchen counters and backsplashes. You can fill the backsplash surface with a mosaic and then frame it with entire, border tiles that we have also on sale. However, there are many, small-scale mosaic ideas that you can incorporate throughout your home and garden. The great thing about mosaics is that you cannot go wrong with something that is already broken. Consider, for instance, refurbishing your garden or dining room table. By placing broken Mexican color tiles on top of the table, you create an exceptional, Southern look and you also add durability to the surface.  As for the outdoors, you can make planters, tile-topped stepping stones, broken ceramic table tops and even pieces of art. We can easily imagine using broken, handcrafted Mexican tiles to decorate mirror frames or to do a tray or simply, a coaster. Another large renovation project, these cheerful, broken ceramics can be applied on the kitchen counters and backsplashes.