Hello, This color looks like it is in the lilac or lavender shade range which would work great for me. Please let me know if this tile leans towards the purple shades. Thanks, Terry
SomerTile 9.75x10.75-inch Victorian Morocco Glossy Blue Porcelain MosaicTile (Pack of 10)
Unique lantern-shaped tiles provide a touch of elegant, old-world style to any indoor or outdoor wall or floor. Impervious to water and designed for medium-duty residential floors, these porcelain tiles are ideal for kitchens, bathrooms, and pool sides.
ITEM#: 16144818Unique lantern-shaped tiles provide a touch of elegant, old-world style to any indoor or outdoor wall or floor. Impervious to water and designed for medium-duty residential floors, these porcelain tiles are ideal for kitchens, bathrooms, and pool sides.
- Glazed porcelain mosaic tile
- Glazed smooth finish with a low sheen and a uniform appearance in tone
- Easy to install 9.75 inches high x 10.75 inches wide x .25-inch thick mesh mounted tiles
- Grade 1, first quality product
- PEI III is suitable for medium-duty residential floors and areas with normal footwear
- Impervious Water absorption less than 0.5-percent makes this tile good for indoor and outdoor use
- 10 pieces per case = 7.3 square feet
- Case weight is 20 pounds
Note: If order exceeds 125 pounds, it will ship LTL. For LTL purchases, longer shipping time is to be expected.
Porcelain is a type of ceramic. SomerTile guarantees that any product that has been advertised as such is in fact Porcelain.
Questions & Answers
Hello Terry, this is a nice cornflower blue shade. Thanks for shopping with us!
Are the individual tiles the same size as the individual tiles in the Somertile 12.5 by 12.5?
Hello damselectric, I hope your day is going well. We do not have the 12.5 to compare at this time. Thank you for shopping with us and have a great day.
Is it possible to get a sample of this tile? I'm wiling to pay for it.
Hello akaufman211, we are sorry, but we do not offer samples. Sorry for the inconvenience. Thank you for shopping with us!
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