Handmade Moroccan Zellige 4x4 Armor Grey Terracotta Tile
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One tile is equal to 0.11 ft
Sq. Ft. Per Box: 11.11
In the heart of the ancient city of Fez, nestled among winding alleys and vibrant souks, lies the birthplace of a time-honored artisanal craft: Handmade Moroccan Zellige 4x4 Armor Grey Terracotta Tiles. These magnificent tiles are a testament to the rich heritage and cultural tapestry of Morocco, their intricate designs and unique character breathing life into the spaces they grace.
The Armor Grey color, a sophisticated fusion of charcoal and slate, evokes the stoic beauty of the High Atlas mountains, their towering peaks enveloped in a veil of mysterious fog. The deep hue of these terracotta tiles lends a sense of depth and intrigue, inviting the observer to explore the stories held within their mosaic patterns.
Each 4x4 tile is meticulously handcrafted by master artisans, who have honed their skills through generations of inherited knowledge. The journey of these tiles begins with the extraction of natural clay, sourced from the bountiful Moroccan soil. The clay is then carefully prepared, using traditional methods passed down through time. The resulting terracotta, infused with the spirit of the land, becomes the canvas for the artisan's creative expression.
- Authentic handmade Moroccan Zellige tiles
- Made from high-quality terracotta with a glossy glazed finish
- Size: 4x4 inches (10x10 cm), approximately 0.5 inches (1.27 cm) thick
- Suitable for indoor and outdoor applications
- Easy to clean and maintain
- Each tile showcases unique variations and imperfections, adding character and charm to your space
- Due to the handmade nature of these tiles, slight size and color variations are to be expected
- Terracotta base
- Uneven Surface
- Grey color
Zellige tiles can be used in various applications due to their versatility, unique aesthetic, and durability. Based on your specific application list, here is a summary of the suitability of Zellige tiles for each:
|Interior Floors||Zellige tiles can be used for light to medium commercial applications. However, they may not be suitable for high-traffic areas or commercial settings with heavy wear and tear due to their handmade nature and potential for chipping or cracking.|
|Interior Walls||Zellige tiles are an excellent choice for interior walls in residential and commercial spaces, providing a stunning visual effect.|
|Shower Walls||Zellige tiles can be used in shower walls, including steam showers, thanks to their water-resistant nature.|
|Shower Floor||Including steam: Zellige tiles are suitable for shower floors, including steam showers, as they are water-resistant and provide a non-slip surface.|
|Fireplace Surround||Zellige tiles can be used to create stunning fireplace surrounds, adding a touch of elegance and sophistication to any living space.|
|Countertop||Zellige tiles can be used for countertops, providing a unique and eye-catching surface.|
|Backsplash||Zellige tiles are a popular choice for backsplashes in kitchens and bathrooms. Their unique aesthetic, vibrant colors and glossy finish create a visually appealing focal point that can elevate the overall design of the space.|
Introducing Zellige, an exquisite Moroccan mosaic tile-work art form that embodies a rich heritage and unparalleled craftsmanship. Originating from the Moroccan verb "Zalaja," which means "to slide," Zellige tiles showcase the smooth and glazed surfaces that characterize this timeless style.
Expertly handcrafted by skilled Moroccan artisans, our Zellige tiles employ age-old techniques to create an array of vibrant colors and unique designs. These luxurious, handmade tiles offer a distinctive touch to any project, elevating your space with an air of sophistication and charm.
Our Zellige tiles are composed of terracotta, featuring an irregular surface and glossy finish. The tiles boast a warm, brownish hue, derived from the clay used as the main ingredient. These tiles are then fired at high temperatures and carefully molded using traditional ceramics methods.
Available in a wide range of colors and two sizes, 4x4 and 2x6, our Moroccan tiles present a captivating visual appeal. Due to their handmade nature, each tile exhibits subtle variations in color and size, enhancing the overall charm and allure of your project.
Embrace the ancient Moroccan art of Zellige in your project and experience the captivating beauty of these handmade tiles. Suitable for walls, floors, backsplashes, fireplaces, fountains, and even swimming pools, Zellige tiles are enjoying a resurgence in popularity, with monochromatic and tonal designs adorning a variety of surfaces.
Our Moroccan Zellige collection by Cemento showcases the exceptional skill of Moroccan artisans, presenting tiles with a terracotta base and a charming, uneven surface that boasts a glossy finish. Add a touch of history and artistry to your space with our exquisite Zellige tiles.