What are Mosaic Tiles?

Mosaics tiles

Are you thinking of incorporating mosaics in your next home renovation, but are not sure how to differentiate the tiles?

Mosaic tiles add captivating and intricate designs to any room. They are certainly an option to consider in adding beauty and grace to your home. It is, however, essential that you have a clear understanding of what mosaic tiles are and the multiple variations that can cater to your unique needs. Here is a clear description of what mosaic tiles are.

1.  What are mosaic tiles?

Mosaic tiles are made by adhering ceramic or natural stone pieces onto a mesh backing. With such a huge variety of stones available, the range of colors and textures of mosaic tiles on offer is extensive. These tiles can be used for both walls and floors and are an excellent choice for areas that may get wet, such as kitchens and baths.

2.  Natural stone mosaic

Natural stone mosaic is the original mosaic surface that has been used for interior decorating for thousands of years throughout the world. Whether it be through adding some multi-colored pebbles in your bathroom or a polished marble surface a wall, this type of texture creates a more down-to-earth feel in your home.

3.  Metal mosaic

If you are looking for a slightly more industrial and sophisticated appearance for your home, then metallic mosaic is your option. The striking luster from a countertop or wall made of metal mosaic tile is undeniably elegant, as the reflective surface disperses natural light throughout the room. Metal mosaics can be purchased in a variety of patterns like checkerboard or honeycomb, with a more modern feel to them.

4.  Glass mosaic

Glass mosaic tiles are especially useful for achieving a unique look because they come in many different colors and styles, making them an excellent choice for a backsplash surface. They can come in transparent, opaque, and mirrored tile pieces and help bounce light around, in a room.  

5.  Glass and stone blend mosaic

Made from a range of materials such as ceramic and porcelain, metal and natural stones; glass and stone blend mosaic offer a unique look that makes a home stand out. These mosaics are a perfect match with stainless steel and wood elements, creating a highly texturized and modern focal point to your interior design scheme.

6. Ceramic and porcelain mosaic

Ceramic and porcelain tiles are a must-have material for any modern home.  With a choice of colors and finishes, the tiles can provide the interior of your house with its own unique personality. Ceramic mosaic tiles are extremely water-resistant.

Contact Sydney Tile Gallery for these mosaic tiles and more

Sydney Tile Gallery is a natural stone and porcelain tile importer based in Sydney, providing service in all states and territories in Australia. We offer a range of stone and porcelain tiles and pavers at the best prices, without compromising on the quality and finish. Call us today at 02 7205 6212 or send us an email at info@sydneytilegallery.com to book an appointment with one of our expert team members.

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