Celeste Citrus Blast Glass Tile

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Overview

Design Elements

Celeste Citrus Blast Glass Tile

This stunning mosaic is created to look like stained glass. With a mixture of clear and bright orange glass this tile will give a luminescent quality to any bathroom, kitchen or pool installation. Add a vibrant splash of color to any room with these beautiful tiles that are versatile.

Specifications

Chip Size
5/8"x5/8"
Sheet Size
12 3/4" x 12 3/4"
Coverage
1.13 Sq. Ft.
Color
Iridescent, Clear + Bright Orange
Material
Glass
Finish
Iridescent Polished
Thickness
6 mm
Weight
3.0000

Shaken or Stirred?

Orange Blossom


2 oz gin
1 oz orange juice
1/4 tsp sugar

Stir with cracked ice and strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with orange slice.

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Why did you choose this?
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Using tiles for mosaic art work
Wayne C on Apr 14, 2017
It's a beautiful warm color, and so many accent colors now are cool blues and greens and greys. I live in a cold state and this is for my 93 yr old mother's shower.
Carla M on Mar 4, 2017
Using tiles for mosaic art work
Wayne C on Apr 14, 2017
love it!
suzanne a on Apr 10, 2017
It's a beautiful warm color, and so many accent colors now are cool blues and greens and greys. I live in a cold state and this is for my 93 yr old mother's shower.
Carla M on Mar 4, 2017
Pop of color for floor of half bath
Daniel B on Jan 27, 2017
This color palatte gives a nice subtle warm feeling.
Paul L on Dec 8, 2016
I'm renovating my bathroom and this tile is one of the accents that go with a coral vanity.
Sue D on Nov 17, 2016
to go behind my stove in the kitchen. the colors are the perfect accent to the rest of my kitchen
Sharon T on Aug 14, 2016
Love it!
Nancy R on Apr 7, 2016
It has the colors I like and was looking for
Felicia E on Feb 28, 2016
Orange accents in bathroom shower
Maura M on Sep 5, 2015
I love this color array. Orange is my favorite color but this one is not over the top so it won't knock my eye-balls out!
kathy m on Mar 26, 2015
Client wanted to look at bigge piece
Kay N on Mar 4, 2015
love it!
suzanne a on Apr 10, 2017
Pop of color for floor of half bath
Daniel B on Jan 27, 2017
Is this tile suitable for a kitchen wall, or is it just for floors?
A shopper on Feb 12, 2017
BEST ANSWER: I used the tile in a mosaic. It worked great but some of the tile is clear so the back surface needs to be all one color. I think it will work well on a wall. I recommend getting a sample first.
is this tile suitable for use on residential bathroom flooring?
janet k on Jul 24, 2016
BEST ANSWER: I used it on splash areas outside our open shower space. It is beautiful and sturdy. I saw the same tile in green used in a water cascade in the Bahamas and it held up fairly well while in a constant flow of water. So, I would guess yes. Pricey perhaps for such a large space, but definitely doable. Hope this helps
Installation

GLASS TILE CHARACTERISTICS

Our material is made of clear and transparent glass. The back of the glass tile is coated with the desired pigment(s) and a white protective coating visible from the back of the tile. The multi-layered protective coating is fired with the tile and ensures that the thin-set mortars will not be visible after installation. The pigments and glass are made from natural minerals and as such the firing process will cause slight variations in shades and size. All material is sorted according to ANSI standard A137 size tolerances and packaging is clearly marked with caliber and shade/tone/dye-lot. Mosaic formats are fiberglass mesh-mounted.


GLASS INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS

These instructions are meant to be a guide for most installations, under normal conditions. Please follow best practice instructions found in the Tile Council of North America (TCNA) 09300 Handbook for specific installation types.


MATERIAL INSPECTION

Verify all products before installation for any damage or defects such as chipped edges, scratched surfaces. Confirm the caliber and dye-lot shade, all packaging is clearly marked with shade (overall color tone) and caliber (allowable size variation). It is not recommended to mix dye lots or calibers.

Due to the nature of the material and production process it may be possible to ?see through? the clear glass on certain angles which can appear as a lighter line along the edges of the glass. This is not a factory defect or deficiency of any kind in the material and should be expected by the end consumer.

*Always use appropriate personal protective safety equipment when handling, drilling, cutting or grinding glass tile such as (but not limited to) eye, ear and hand protection.


SUBSTRATE

Before you start tiling, make sure that whatever surface the tiles are being installed to will be strong and structurally sound. Cement board, concrete or drywall is best, as these surfaces can handle the moisture of the tiling process. Plywood should be avoided, since the wood will warp with the added moisture and it will also be less waterproof, even after tiling.


INSTALLATION MATERIAL

Thin-Set
When setting glass tiles and mosaics we recommend the use of polymer or latex modified thin set or medium bed mortar compliant with ANSI standard A118.4 and is recommended for use with glass tile. We recommend using White modified thin-set such as Bostik Glass Mate is highly , which will allow the true color of the glass to come true. The color of the thin-set will affect the final appearance of the glass color.

Tools
3/16" or 1/4" square notch trowel should be used when installing our glass material and ridges should be smoothed down with the flat side of the trowel prior to fixing the tiles in the mortar bed. Tiles larger than 3x3 should be back-buttered with a thin continuous layer of the thin set applied with the flat side of the trowel.

Drying Time
Glass tiles are non-porous: the moisture in the setting materials cannot migrate through the glass and must evaporate slowly through the joints. All setting material, even rapidest mortars need a longer time to cure. Allow thin-set mortar to dry completely for a minimum of 72 hours prior to grouting or otherwise interfering with the fresh installation.

Cutting
Use a glasscutter (score and snap) with a new diamond wheel for best results when cutting our glass tiles. Wetting the diamond wheel with oil before cutting will produce the smoothest cuts. In some cases it may be possible to use a wet-saw with a new, continuous rim diamond blade specifically designed for cutting glass. Do not use ?turbo? or other notched blades designed for use with porcelain or ceramic as the teeth can cause a coarse cut, resulting in a heavily chipped edge.

To cut angles without a wet saw or grinder, drill a small hole at the apex of the angle prior to cutting. In most cases, this will allow the use of a score and snap cutter and avoid small cracks that can happen at the angle.

Cut edges and corners will be sharp. Always be sure to smooth the cut edges manually with a diamond hand pad or ceramic dressing stone.

Drilling
If possible, drill holes before installing tile. Drilling from both sides can ensure a cleaner finish if the hole will be visible after installation. Using a new diamond coring bit (for large holes) or spade bit (for small holes) with a diamond tip made for glass drilling will give the best results. Lubricating the bit and tile surface with a continuous spray of oil/water mix will prolong the life of bits and provide a better-finished edge. When possible, the use of a jig will ensure precise placement of holes to be drilled.

When drilling holes for anchoring bolts, plumbing or any other dissimilar material always ensure a minimum of 1/8" clearance around the item is provided to avoid cracking due to disparate expansion and contraction rates or stress transfer.


GROUTING

Non-sanded grout that is latex or polymer modified and compliant with A118.4 should be used for our glass material. If sanded grout must be used for technical or aesthetic reasons, gentle application of grout with a soft rubber float is recommended to minimize the possibility of surface scratching. A mock up or testing installation should be executed to ensure results are acceptable.

After grouting, wipe of excess surface grout with a slightly damp sponge - do not over wash. After initial wash has been allowed to haze, wipe once with minimal pressure at a 45-degree angle to joints and rinse sponge after wiping once with each side. Any remaining haze can be buffed off with a dry towel or cheesecloth after grout surface has dried sufficiently.


CARE AND MAINTENANCE

For normal care and maintenance of glass tile, wiping the surface with a damp sponge or clothe with water or a light vinegar solution is sufficient. If stronger cleaning is needed, a nonabrasive, neutral pH cleaner can be used.

Glass tile may be damaged from impact with hard or heavy objects, which can lead to chipping or breakage causing sharp cutting edges that can lead to injuries. Always replace any damaged glass tiles immediately.

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