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Shell mosaic tiles - pearl shell mosaics - kitchen backsplash tiles - Home Elements Mother of Pearl Tile PEM0060
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2mm thickness 3/8x4/5 inch Mother of Pearl Tile - shell mosaic tiles - pearl shell mosaics - kitchen backsplash tiles PEM0060
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BUYING MOTHER OF PEARL TILES DIRECT FROM THE MANUFACTURER

Top 5 Reasons to buy from us:
  1. Quality. Quality. Quality. Please see our mother pearl tile features and manufacturing facility to understand why we have the best quality in the market for mother of pearl tile. Home Elements has more than 20 years glass tiles, porcelain tiles and mother of pearl tile manufacturing and market experiences in North America and Euro.
  2. Utilized by mainstream designers and architects, please see our project scenes to share the pearl tile design ideas.
  3. Free Tile Samples. Only pay for shipping & handling cost which is $6.99 for the first sample, $0.99 for each additional. The cost will be fully refunded when a full size order is placed.
  4. 30-50% Less than the price of comparable products, including local home improvement stores like Home Depot & Lowe's.
  5. 110% Lowest Price Guarantee. If you find the same quality product somewhere else, we will beat that price by 10% (excluding special promotion items on other ).
Mother of Pearl Tile Features
Home Elements Mother of Pearl Tile - Pearl glass mosaic tile, shell tiles, kitchen backsplash tile PEM0048
  • Collection: Light Weight Mother of Pearl Tile
  • Material: Seashell
  • Color: Natural White, majority chips are white, with small percentage of natural yellow and minimun natural grey; overall is white
  • Surface Finish: Glossy, easy for cleaning
  • Shape: Subway
  • Size: 11.8 x 11.8 In.300*300mm
  • Chip Size: 3/8 x 4/5 In.10*20mm
  • Thickness: 2mm
  • Detailed Description: Each sheet of this tile is approximately 1 sq ft per sheet and is mesh mounted on high quality fiber glass for easy installation of your mosaic tile projects.
  • Application: Mother of Pearl mosaic tiles are impervious to the elements, thus it is great for both interior and exterior use so moisture is not an issue. Mother of Pearl mosaic tiles are great on floors and walls and have been most popular in bathrooms, spas, kitchen backsplash, wall facades as well as a variety of other applications.
  • Characteristics: The mother of pearl mosaic tile has a zero water absorption rate, and this tile exceeds ANSI standards for water absorption for mosaic tile. It is strong, durable, contamination free, and only the best quality tiles are selected as our tiles are inspected for blemishes before shipment.
  • Brand Name: Home Elements
  • Manufacturer: Home Elements,Inc. This manufacturer has the biggest selections of glass mosaic tiles.
  • Disclaimer: Mother of pearl tile, also called shell tile or shell mosaic tile, is 100% natural and green products made of natural shell, polished and processed by hands. The color variation and occasionally small size variation naturally exist from chip to chip, from sheet to sheet, from job to job. However, the overall sizes are consistent and will NOT have any negative impact on installation; on the contrary, some small variations on sizes reflect the nature of the products thus making your wall or floor tiling project a more natural one. Also, the color variation caused by different computer screen or browser exists from different pc screens. Therefore, the possible color/size variations between the mother of pearl tile sample and actual shipment or the product color shown on the screen and actual shipment should not be considered as quality issues.
Mother of Pearl Tile Illustrations
Home Elements Mother of Pearl Tile - Pearl glass mosaic tile, shell tiles, kitchen backsplash tile PEM0048
  1. Selected best quality Pearl Shell with the best polishing techniques.
  2. Smooth surface, natural color with the beautiful iridescence.
  3. High quality mesh.
Mother of Pearl Tile Enlarged Photos
Home Elements Mother of Pearl Tile - Pearl glass mosaic tile, shell tiles, kitchen backsplash tile PEM0048

See the great details in the mother of pearl tile from different angels

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Mother of Pearl Tile Project Scenes

Pearl tiles are utilized widely by mainstream designers and architects as bathroom wall and floor tiles, kitchen backsplash wall tiles, hotel lobbies and reception areas wall and floor tiles, corporate office reception areas wall tiles. The natural iridescence adds the taste and richness to the design formula.

Home Elements Mother of Pearl Tile - Pearl glass mosaic tile, shell tiles, kitchen backsplash tile PEM0048

Please visit the project gallery to view the project design ideas using the pearl mosaic tiles.

Mother of Pearl Tile Installation Guide
Home Elements Mother of Pearl Tile - Pearl glass mosaic tile, shell tiles, kitchen backsplash tile PEM0048

1. Mix the powered thin-set mortar with latex additive in bucket, that can easily be found in most home improvement stores such as Home Depot or Lowes.

Home Elements Mother of Pearl Tile - Pearl glass mosaic tile, shell tiles, kitchen backsplash tile PEM0048

2. Before laying the mosaic tiles, a thin layer of cement mortar should be pasted to the cover surface. Then, fill the joints between each small mosaic tile on the net with white mortar paste, press the mosaic sheet toward the wall in accordance with the direction of the arrow on the setting paper.

Home Elements Mother of Pearl Tile - Pearl glass mosaic tile, shell tiles, kitchen backsplash tile PEM0048

3. Press the mosaic sheet toward the wall surface to make it even and attach it to the surface.

Home Elements Mother of Pearl Tile - Pearl glass mosaic tile, shell tiles, kitchen backsplash tile PEM0048

4. Level up the surface of the mosaic tiles towards the wall. Fill up the joints evenly with white grout.

Home Elements Mother of Pearl Tile - Pearl glass mosaic tile, shell tiles, kitchen backsplash tile PEM0048

5. Clean up the remaining grout and adhesive on surface with a soft cloth and tissue after about 1 hour dry.

Home Elements Mother of Pearl Tile - Pearl glass mosaic tile, shell tiles, kitchen backsplash tile PEM0048

6. The installed glass mosaic tiles will dry in about 24 hours.

NOTICE

These above installation methods are suggested and based on our own technical experiences. It is for your reference only. No warranty is implied. For best results, please hire a professional tile installer experienced in the application of glass mosaic tiles, porcelain mosaic tiles, or mother of pearl tiles.

Also, you can refer to an official glass tile installation instruction from the CTIOA (Ceramic Tile Institute of America). The following link provides you with CTIOA PORT 2002-4-25*
http://www.ctioa.org/reports/fr93.html

FAQ for Glass Mosaic Tile / Mother of Pearl Tile Installation

Q: Do I need to a sealer on the glass tile or grout?

A: Glass mosaics themselves do not absorb any water, thus will not absorb any dirt, germ, and spilled beverages. Thus there is no need for a sealer for the glass tiles.

However, grout is very porous and is prone to staining if not sealed. It is not required but it is highly recommended to use a sealer to make the maintenance and cleaning with ease because sealer helps to prevent stains and dirt from penetrating into the grout. A sealer also helps to prevent mold and mildew growth. Sealer should be used after the grout is cured, approximately 2-3 days after grouting.

Q: Will glass tiles are safe on backsplash behind stove...as the Viking generates a lot of heat?

A: Yes, glass tiles are safe to install on backsplashes behind stoves. Stoves are designed for installation in kitchens with just drywall behind them so they won’t generate enough heat to damage the wall, with or without glass tile.

FAQ for maintenance

Q. How should I clean my glass tile?

A: Glass mosaics do not absorb any water, thus will not absorb any dirt, germ, and spilled beverages. Thus, the material requires minimum effort to clean. It only takes a towel or tissue to wipe them off with clean water. Do NOT use any chemical or spray for glass mosaics with glossy surfaces, the chemical may distort the glossy surfaces and fade the reflective beauty away over time.

No additional care is needed except to use clean water with a soft towel to wipe off the dirt, if any. Easy, convenient, and practical are all part of our glass mosaic tile products. The only concern is the grout, to remove stubborn stains stay in the grout, use a commercial nonabrasive cleaner like window cleaner or a solution of soap less detergent.

The surface should be scrubbed, rinsed thoroughly with clean water and dried. If using a sealer, the grout cleaning should be as easy as that of glass tile.

World-class Mother of Pearl Tile Manufacturing Facility

ISO9001 and ISO14001 Certifications

Our large-scale, modern manufacturing facilities with ISO9001 (International Standard Organization quality certification) and ISO14001 ((International Standard Organization environmental certification) certifications are the foundation for high quality glass mosaic tiles, porcelain mosaic tiles and mother of pearl tiles.

With more than 300,000 sq ft manufacturing facilities, Home Elements manufactures glass tiles, porcelain mosaic tile, and mother of pearl tiles products for the biggest brands of the world.

Home Elements Mother of Pearl Tile - Pearl glass mosaic tile, shell tiles, kitchen backsplash tile PEM0048

Production floor

Home Elements Mother of Pearl Tile - Pearl glass mosaic tile, shell tiles, kitchen backsplash tile PEM0048

Strictly selected raw materials

Home Elements Mother of Pearl Tile - Pearl glass mosaic tile, shell tiles, kitchen backsplash tile PEM0048

Quality materials

Home Elements Mother of Pearl Tile - Pearl glass mosaic tile, shell tiles, kitchen backsplash tile PEM0048

Well-organized production floor

Home Elements Mother of Pearl Tile - Pearl glass mosaic tile, shell tiles, kitchen backsplash tile PEM0048

Precision glass cutting machinery

Home Elements Mother of Pearl Tile - Pearl glass mosaic tile, shell tiles, kitchen backsplash tile PEM0048

Strictly quality control process

Home Elements Mother of Pearl Tile - Pearl glass mosaic tile, shell tiles, kitchen backsplash tile PEM0048

Natural gas kiln (the most environmental-friendly kiln)

Home Elements Mother of Pearl Tile - Pearl glass mosaic tile, shell tiles, kitchen backsplash tile PEM0048

Technologically advanced kiln

Home Elements Mother of Pearl Tile - Pearl glass mosaic tile, shell tiles, kitchen backsplash tile PEM0048

Equipment with the most advanced technology

Disclaimer: Mother of pearl tile, also called shell tile or shell mosaic tile, is 100% natural and green products made of natural shell, polished and processed by hands. The color variation and occasionally small size variation naturally exist from chip to chip, from sheet to sheet, from job to job. However, the overall sizes are consistent and will NOT have any negative impact on installation; on the contrary, some small variations on sizes reflect the nature of the products thus making your wall or floor tiling project a more natural one. Also, the color variation caused by different computer screen or browser exists from different pc screens. Therefore, the possible color/size variations between the mother of pearl tile sample and actual shipment or the product color shown on the screen and actual shipment should not be considered as quality issues.

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  • May 25, 2013

I was pleased with my experience with Builder Elements and their wood floors. Their wood flooring was delivered on time, the wood flooring costs were low, with quality laminated wood flooring as a result. They were professional to work with. Highly recommended!

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  • January 27, 2013

I visited Home Elements' showroom for my parquet wood flooring project, and they told me the best way for installing wood floors and even how to clean wood floors. Sanding wood floors was a barrier for us, but the customer service staff gave us information on wood flooring installation and were so helpful! I will definitely go back for my next project.

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  • January 18, 2013

We went to Home Elements a few times when we were remodeling our bathrooms, for bathroom cabinets and bathroom ideas. The sales people we dealt with were super nice and helpful. They treated us with respect and didn't put the pressure on us or try to up-sell to us. We found their prices on everything, especially the bathroom accessories sets and commercial bathroom hardware to be quality, at discount bathroom hardware pricing. Most importantly, we felt like they were honest.

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  • October 04, 2012

I would highly recommend Home Elements to anybody looking to refinish wood floors or advice on wood flooring installation. They are incredibly professional and keep you up to date on your order every step of the way so there are no surprises. The hardest wood flooring was ideal, and I loved their wood flooring prices!

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With the trustworthiness of Builder Elements' laminated wood flooring and the best wood flooring prices, there is no reason why you would not choose Builder Elements for your home improvement project. I wouldn't trust any other wood flooring company (they also have other products,) as the diy wood flooring can be time-consuming; they take the stress out of it. I would highly recommend them!

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Q: Why Mother of Pearl Tiles qualify for Green product?

A: Mother of pearl tile, it is called shell tile, seashell tile, shell mosaic tile. Mother of pearl tiles are 100% natural products that coming from the natural shell, no industrial waste or energy were used in manufacturing the beautiful shell mosaic tile, thus qualifying as green products.

The American leading designers & architects have been using mother of pearl tile as wall and floor tile & covering.

Mother of pearl tiles is becoming popular as wall tiles, kitchen backsplash tiles, shower tiles, bathroom and more…

Only the best quality mother of pearl tile will be selected as our products, both 2mm and 8mm are suited to your remolding project.

Q: Whether or not Mother of Pearl Tiles applies to your kitchen & bathroom project?

A: Absolutely! Mother of Pearl Tiles are completely impervious materials. And mother of pearl tiles are 100% made of natural shell materials, turning used-to-be waste into beautiful décor products, is great product for your kitchen & bathroom wall and flooring projects.

If you visit the most popular professional home improvement and design website: www.Houzz.com, you can see thousands of mother of pearl tile projects that used mother of pearl tiles for kitchen and bathroom wall and flooring projects by leading American designers and architects.

Q: What is the difference between 2mm & 8mm thickness Mother of Pearl Tile? Will 2mm thick shell tile have any installation issue that will not align with other surface covering materials such as glass tile, porcelain tile, stainless steel tile or copper tile?

A: In fact, the chip (surface) of 2mm and 8mm thickness Mother of Pearl Tiles are same. The only difference is that 8mm thickness is with a porcelain base to make the mother of pearl tile is more convenient to align with other porcelain or glass tile with the same 8mm (3/8” ) thickness, thus making the installation easier.

However, the 2mm has much better cost-effective solution because after the pearl tile is installed, the appearance and effect will be the same between 2mm and 8mm. For the shell tile, the beauty is the natural shell iridescence of the surface of the shell, different than glass tile, which the beauty of glass tile partially created by the light reflection inside and through the glass, the thicker glass is, the better reflection and feel it is; that is why 8mm thickness glass mosaic tile is the mainstream in today’s market place.

Although the installation of 2mm thick shell tile will be tougher than that of 8mm thickness pearl tile, your tile contractor/installer with experience can easily level the area where the Pearl tiles will be installed to other thickness tile, whatever it is glass tile or porcelain tiles or even stainless steel tile or copper tile or any other wall covering materials.

Q: Most of your Mother of Pearl Tiles look white, but which one is the whitest option for our entire Mother of Pearl Tiles?

A: In general, we have following three types of Mother of Pearl Tile in terms of color.

1. Whitest. Natural White, majority chips are white, with small percentage of natural yellow and minimum natural grey; overall is white.

2. Less White. Natural White + Natural Yellow + Natural Grey Randomly Mixed, reflecting the very natural color in original shell.

3. Least White (more natural yellow and gray). Gorgeous shine with original color richness of iridescence. Almost every chip with Natural White + Natural Yellow + Natural Grey. The iridescent chips reflect different colors and views from different angles, especially under the light.

Different people have different tastes. Some people prefer whitest, some people prefer the natural colors with more natural yellow and gray. No matter what your Before placing a full order, strongly recommend you to get some FREE samples, we are confident that when you see the sample, you will love it.

Q: Is there any color difference between the full order tiles and the previous ordered sample/photos on the website? Can you get a fully refund if you don’t like the color of the tiles?

A: As mentioned above, Mother of Pearl Tiles is 100% natural products that made/polished by hands. So not to mention the color difference from the products you received and the photo on the website/sample, actually no 2 chips of the pearl tile in the whole world will match each other. Even the photos on the same page of our website, you can see for the exactly description between different product items. This is naturally color variation that comes by the nature of the products.

Therefore, we are sorry that the statement "the tile I received does not match the internet description/picture or sample" does not have the ground for the return.

However, just for courtesy and we value our customer as we bring it to our personal attention no matter how small the order is, we are offering a conditional return option: if we have other customer who wants to buy this SKU in the US, we will let you know and if you mail these products to our appointed new customer address, we will issue you the refund. You will need to pay for the return shipping and 25% restocking fee as we will use these restocking fee for the coordination and discount to attract our new customer accepting tile from a return, since we have to be honest with them that this is return products but in resalable/brand new condition. This is the best we can do.

Q: What type of grout should you choose? Sand-free or fine-sand?

A: Please use unsanded (sand-free) grout. Unsanded grout is for smaller grout joints and it will not scratch the polished pearl surface. In order to enhance the luster and shine in your Mother of Pearl tile installation, make sure that the grout haze is removed from the Mother of Pearl right after you finish grouting.

Q: What grout color should you choose?

A: Choosing the Right Grout is important for your project. Just like picking out tile, there are many different types of grout to choose from. Choosing a specific grout color could change the overall color appearance of the mosaics and the way that your entire project looks! Usually, there are three approaches to selecting grout colors that are used: blending, contrasting, and accenting.

Blending is the most common approach and what we recommend for most projects. This involves choosing the grout color that matches with the color in your tile. For example, you can blend by using white grout with our Mother of Pearl tile which is Natural White, majority chips are white, with small percentage of natural yellow and minimum natural grey; overall is white.

Similarly, if you are looking to blend grout with our Natural White + Natural Yellow + Natural Grey Randomly Mixed, reflecting the very natural color in original shell Mother of Pearl tiles, we recommend picking up on the beige and white undertones in the tile, so using a beige or white grout would blend perfectly.

Q: Is your “Home Elements Brand Mother of Pearl Tile” made of real mother of pearl or glass?

A: Absolutely! Home Elements brand is one of biggest brand in the mother of pearl tile business, only selected the best quality REAL mother of pearl tiles for their shell tile products.

Although glass mosaic tile is one of the major product lines for Home Elements, when we say “Home Elements Mother of Pearl Tiles”, we mean it. It is made of real mother of pearl tile, shell tile and not glass.

However, we do have mother of pearl tile and glass tile blending product and now we do not sell the mother of pearl tile and glass tile blending on our website yet.

Q: What do I cut the Mother of Peal Tiles with?

A: Sometimes, Mother of pearl tile is used with other tiles for wall and floor covering in different size. Perhaps it needs to cut the Mother of Pearl Tiles into small pieces.

Most of our Mother of Pearl Tiles is mesh mounted on high quality fiber glass; however, it is easy for you to cut them into pieces with a knife which is used for cutting paper as bellow, and it will not damage the tiles with rough edges.

Q: I just placed an order for some samples of the mother of pearl tile that does not have the grout lines. We’d like to use this pearl tile in our bathroom and shower area. Do you grout it at all? If not, how do you prevent the water from going through to the wall?

A: The mother of pearl tile without the grout line does NOT need to grout at all. You just need to use the thinset to install to the wall.

The mother of pearl tile is completely impervious, meaning it does not absorb any water. So the water will not go inside the mother of pearl tile but will just slide down on the wall covered by the mother of pearl tile.

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