Handmade Moroccan Zellige 4x4 Eggplant Purple Terracotta Tile
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One tile is equal to .1111 ft
Sq. Ft. Per Box: 11.11
Introducing our Handmade Moroccan Zellige 4x4 Eggplant Purple Terracotta Tiles, a true testament to the artisanal craftsmanship of North Africa. These luscious, royal eggplant purple tiles will envelop your space in a rich, regal atmosphere, reminiscent of the grandeur of ancient Moroccan palaces.
Each 4x4 tile is meticulously handcrafted by skilled artisans, who have inherited the time-honored traditions of Zellige tile-making from generations past. They begin by extracting the finest terracotta clay from the Moroccan soil, carefully molding and shaping it into individual squares. Once air-dried, the tiles are adorned with a deep eggplant purple glaze that captures the spirit of the Mediterranean night sky, a mesmerizing hue that can only be achieved through natural pigments and traditional techniques.
The tiles are then fired in a wood-burning kiln, creating an exquisite, imperfectly perfect surface that reflects the individuality of each artisan's touch. As the flames dance upon the tiles, they bestow upon them an enchanting variation in color, texture, and depth. The result is a captivating mosaic of eggplant purple, with subtle notes of amethyst and plum that shimmer beneath the surface.
When you incorporate these Handmade Moroccan Zellige 4x4 Eggplant Purple Terracotta Tiles into your space, you're not just adding a touch of elegance and sophistication; you're also embracing the rich heritage, culture, and spirit of Morocco. These tiles are perfect for accent walls, backsplashes, fireplaces, or even flooring, creating a stunning focal point that will captivate and inspire.
Bring the magic of Moroccan artistry into your home with these exquisite eggplant purple tiles, and revel in the allure of ancient craftsmanship, infused with the vibrancy of modern design.
- 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
- Purple 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.