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Metallic Styx Twinkle Glass Tile
Mirrors add light, shine, and sparkle. It also adds the illusion of space. These versatile tiles help create an elegant, custom look for any decor. You can also add an artistic and dramatic flair to the room. The mesh backing not only simplifies installation, it also allows the tiles to be separated which adds to their design flexibility.Please note this tile is not recommended to install in a pool or shower. Mirror glass mosaics are not resistant to alkali and water
- Chip Size
- Sheet Size
- 12 3/4" x 12"
- Silver and Metallic Silver
- Glass + Mirror
- Polished + Frosted
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Browse 7 questions Browse 7 questions and 25 answersWhy did you choose this?TileBar Storeadding to Felicity backsplash by stove to give it that ump!Vickie on Aug 22, 2016In the picture online this tile looks to have a gold tone to it but it is actually mirror color tone with sparkle tiles, mirror tiles, and frosted glass tile all in mirror color tone. It is amazing. The sparkle and shine is incredible and this tile will go with almost any color scheme. My color scheme is grey/cream tones and this gives a pop of sparkle that was needed in the masculine tones that I have in my home. In love!Nikki T on May 24, 2016Can I use this as a surround around an electric fireplace?BEST ANSWER: Yes, absolutely.Do you have to use a special grout since this is glass tile, so it doesn't scratch?BEST ANSWER: We used unsanded grout. When you order from Tile Bar, there's usually a suggested grout. We went with the recommendation.Do I need to install concrete backing or can I install it on drywall ? Maximum height is 3.5 feetBEST ANSWER: I'm not an installer. I'm sure Tile Bar sure can answer your question if you call them. But I definitely would use some kind of backing.my question is about tile maintenance?BEST ANSWER: After initial install and grout cleaning, there is minimal maintenance. I only use non abrasive glass cleaner without ammonia or bleach and a microfiber cloth. Don't use scouring pads, steel wool or sponges that scratch. If food or grease gets on it during cooking, then I just wipe it down with a microber cloth or paper towel using glass spray if necessary.Is it permanent?BEST ANSWER: What do you mean by permanent? It's fabulous and I have it on my kitchen backsplash. No issues at allCan a good quality thin-set be used as the adhesive for the Styx glass mirror tile for a backsplash or must you use CRL Gunther extra/build mirror mastic?BEST ANSWER: Any mirror mastic can be used. We would not recommend using any thinset with this tile.
Installing Mirror Glass Mosaics
(Mirror glass mosaics are not resistant to alkai and water. Ensure that mirror glass mosaics are kept away from alkali, acid, and water.)SETTING ADHESIVE Mirror should be installed with CRL Gunther Extra/Build Mirror Mastic or equivalent. Do not use solvent glues, generic adhesives or construction adhesives. CUTTING Cutting mirror should be done using a score and snap tile cutter with an an appropriate wheel. You may also use a glass cutter and straight edge to score and snap the tile.