Commercially rated ceramic Metallic Tile from Imagine Tile mimics the look of metals by mixing real metallic elements into the glaze. It is available in four colors (copper, stainless steel, nickel, and bronze) and four sizes (16" square, 8" square, 4" square, and 3" by 6"), with additional sizes on special order. The tile is offered in flat designs currently, but Imagine Tile plans to release brushed swirl and linear in the future. imaginetile.com
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