Xochitl Tortuga 8"x8"

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    A beautiful nahuatl word for ‘flower’, Xochtil is a tribute to the fascinating fauna you can admire in the south of Mexico. This design lets us enter into the unique expression of natural beauty in Oaxaca and plants a field of stars across your tiles.

    • Size: 8"x8"
    • Material: Clay
    • Thickness: 3/8"
    • 1 sq.ft: 2.25 pcs
    • Finish: Matte
    • Texture: Smooth
    • Variation: V2 (Slight Variation)

    We offer one-on-one virtual design consultations to assist with your selections. Book your complimetary design consultation here!

    • Backsplash
    • Fireplace Surround | Firebox
    • Barface | Island
    • Indoor wet areas, ie. showers and bathrooms
    • Indoor applications, such as floors, walls and ceilings
    • Entry
    • Mudroom
    • Commercial Applications
    • Exterior | Requires waterproofing, sealing and maintenance


    • Harsh or frequent freezing conditions
    • Commercial kitchens
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    O A X A C A

    Oaxaca is a place where tradition persists, to the delight of anyone who visits. These new designs want to capture this timelessness, imagining what might have inspired the marvelous artisans that lived here hundreds of years ago.

    X O C H I T L

    If you translate Xochitl from Nahuatl to English, the closest match would be “Flower.” Rohin, who is fascinated with the unique fauna in Oaxaca, chose this name to honor the diverse and colorful region. For the artist, Xochitl tile taps into the unique beauty of Oaxaca in every piece.

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    V2 SLIGHT VARIATION: Distinguishable differences in texture and/or pattern within similar colors.



    First, decide what type of look want for your space.

    For a monochrome look:

    Mapei Ultracolor Plus FA 09 Gray

    For a contrasting look:

    Mapei Ultracolor Plus FA 49 Light Almond


    Grout spacing for clay tile can be between 1/16”-1/8”. Due to size variation in clay tile, a smaller grout joint can create uneven grout lines, therefore larger grout lines can be easier to install. This is a recommendation, so feel free to consult us if you need additional guidance.


    Schluter | Schiene Satin Anodized Aluminium - 1/2". Sleek metal trim is paintable and available in various finishes.

    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.

    Grout, Paint or Caulk | Easily apply grout, paint, or caulk for a neatly finished edge.

    Inset | Set tiles flush with the drywall or sheetrock, allowing for a seamless look. Plan ahead to make the most of this option!