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Help me find this kind of floor tile please

Posted by lalitha (My Page) on
Mon, Jul 11, 11 at 23:41


We are remodeling a adobe ranch house and I am looking for some tiles that look like this.. Dark.. some sheen but also handmade type of texture.. I like this dark color better than red terracotta..

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RE: Help me find this kind of floor tile please

I think that effect was created by using an oil stain (linseed oil with pigment) over the unglazed saltillos. Then when it cures you wax it and wax it...

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