Quality Mother of Pearl Tile can only be defined by its luster and dance with light. Every individual Mother of Pearl shell chip is hand selected for a more consistent and beautiful tile. The surface is smooth blemish free.
Mother of Pearl Tiles are made from mollusk shells and is naturally 2mm thick. Mother of Pearl tiles typically come in 2mm thick (such as ours) or 8mm thick. An 8mm thick Mother of Pearl tile is a 2mm shell chip on a 6mm ceramic tile backing. Thicker, ceramic backed, Mother of Pearl is no more durable than a natural 2mm thick pearl chip. Once installed there is no difference in its durability.