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Broken Solid Colors - Talavera Mexican Tile

Talavera Broken Solid

Item# 99999
4.90
(10)
$1.50 - $2.55
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All pricing is per pound.
FINAL PURCHASE No Exchanges - No Returns
All pricing is per pound.
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A pound of broken Talavera tiles covers an area of approximately 0.33 sqf.


Talavera tiles are NOT frost resistant, they should not be used on outdoor installations with potential freezing temperatures.


PLEASE NOTE: Colors & variety of your broken tile order will vary upon availability.


Mexico is world reknown for its skillful artisans in a wide variety of fields. Mexican writer Alberto Ruy Sanchez Lacy called Mexican tile a "chosen skin". Tiles have embellished numerous public and private spaces thoughout Mexico. A glimpse anywhere in Mexico, particularly in the central states, shows the widespread use of talavera tiles decorating a broad range of spaces from kitchens, fountains, facades, interiors of luxurious hacienda homes to churches. It is through traditional artifacts, such as handcrafted tiles, that one can perceive an artisan’s sensibility, and creativity. Handcrafted ceramic tile is a rooted cultural heritage in Mexico, since its practice of making it began in the late sixteenth century, around 1570 and 1573. Mexican ceramic tiles have actively played a distinguished role as an important utilitarian and decorative element in Mexican architecture.


Mexican tile is functional, beautiful, and practical, it provides a long lasting wall or surface that is easy to care and maintain. You can install Mexican tiles in virtually any area you want to enjoy their warm and beauty.


The tiles are made from clay dug out of the ground and fired to a temperature at which the clay undergoes chemical changes and becomes permanently hard. Then the tile is glazed and decorated by hand, and fired once again to give it its final and lively finish. Its physical characteristics make Mexican tiles particularly attractive and distinctive. Mexican tiles are concave (not perfectly flat). They are characterized as unique, irregular, functional, and expressive.

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4.90 out of 5 (10 reviews)
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Broken Talavera Tiles

These tiles are just what I was hoping for and have proven to be perfect for a beginning mosaic craftsman like me. I will order more.

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Perfect chips

The tile pieces are perfect for our townpark mosaic. The colors are very vivid and a good variety. I can't wait to install them.

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YAY! My tiles have arrived!! They are quite perfect and I'll be ordering more soon! Thank you so much!

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Lavada Parker

Love the colors, cant wait to use them.

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Broken tiles great colors

I did not know what to expect but the colors were perfect for the project I was doing. Thanks a bunch and I will be shopping with you again.

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MosiacNewbie

Very prompt, fast service. The pieces were bigger than I expected, but that is good because I can shape them now however I want. Very happy!

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I just received my order. I wanted to tell you that I was very impressed with how well the tiles were wrapped and how the box was so thickly padded to protect the tiles. I am very happy with my tiles. I plan to order from you again.

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Fast, prompt and professional service.

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Great transaction.

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I received my items so quickly..that's a good thing..

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