Octagon + Insert Smooth Gloss 12"

    Made to Order - Estimated 12 weeks

    *We recommend ordering at least 10% to 15% overage to reduce the risk of holding up your project and increasing it's cost*

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    You will receive Octagon Smooth Gloss Sealed 12" for size and texture reference.

    • Size: 12" +  4 7/8"x4 7/8" Insert
    • The octagon tile requires 2 pieces to complete the full pattern, an Octagon, and an insert. Although it is common to use natural terracotta for both pieces, a more traditional look can be achieved with Talavera tile. 
    • Thickness: 3/4"
    • Material: Terracotta
    • Finish: Gloss Sealed
    • Texture: Smooth
    • Variation: V3

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    MADE exclusively IN Saltillo, Coahuila, Mexico.

    Terracotta Saltillo tiles are composed of all-natural clay, formed and finished entirely by hand.

    gloss sealed

    terratones

    A dazzling array of shades--from rustic terracotta to rich ochre to creamy butterscotch--all dripping with a luxe, glossy finish.

    VARIATION

    V3 MODERATE VARIATION: Notable variations in texture and color within the same batch of tile make for an attractive, handcrafted aesthetic

    SHEEN | SEALER

    GLOSS: This is the most traditional, and durable Saltillo sealer option.

    Gloss Sealed tiles are coated with 3 layers of acrylic sealer, providing protection against staining and moisture; however, light scratches from everyday use may occur. For optimal longevity, we recommend sealing with Ultra Low VOC Sealant.

    GROUT

    First, figure out what style you’re trying to bring to the room.

    For a more “traditional” installation:

    For a more modern, sleeker look:

    GROUT JOINT

    Grout joint spacing for Saltillo tile can vary from 1/4” to 3/4”; for tiles 6” and below, narrower joints generally produce a more modern aesthetic, while larger joint widths are suited for larger tile sizes creating a traditional look.

    TRIM

    Bullnose | Versatile transition piece that can be used on floors or walls. Featuring a rounded bullnose edge that creates a smooth transition between surfaces.

    Coping | Perfect solution for finishing off your stairs. Its smooth, curved design adds a polished look.

    Miter Cut | With miter cuts, you can conveniently create 45-degree angles for corners, niches, and edges, or cut down and miter standard pieces to a create custom trim.

    Exposed Edge | Embrace the natural elements and leave the edge unfinished

    TECHNICAL RESOURCES

    Saltillo tile is renowned for its natural variation in color, sheen, and texture — this contributes to its characteristically unique and authentic charm. Before installation, blend the tiles together and remember: sealing is a critical step when installing Saltillo tile.

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    USAGE

    Terracotta tile can be installed in a variety of areas. For climates with freezing weather and exterior, wet area installations, proper installation such as specialized waterproofing (water barrier underlayment), a topcoat sealer, and maintenance are required.*

    Interior Flooring

    Backsplash

    Bathroom | Wet Area*

    Entry | Mudroom

    Fireplace Surround | Firebox

    Stair Tread | Risers

    Bar | Island

    Covered Exterior*

    High Traffic | Commercial

    Commercial Kitchens

    Harsh Freezing Conditions*

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