If you are looking to add something extra special and unique to a surface such as in a kitchen, patio, stairway, or bathroom consider our beautiful and stunning Mexican tiles. The tiles can also be used on wall commercial applications. Our Mexican tiles are handcrafted, glazed, and painted by hand. Our Mexican tiles are also handcrafted following old-world techniques, and they are some of most popular terracotta floor tiles in Canada.
Rustic by nature all Mexican handcrafted tiles, and have slight variations, in size, color and texture. Mexican tiles for example have mineral deposits in the clay which may pop out during the life of the tile. If you are not familiar with our tiles we recommend you to visit our showroom and view samples before buying large quantities.
Mexico is world renowned for its skillful artisans in a wide variety of fields. 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 sixteen 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 in Toronto 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.
Note: This is a small sampling of tiles, there are many more styles available in the store.