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Tile School: Sampling

Posted by: Kali • Dec 6

Tile School: Sampling

Sampling is the first step in the tile ordering process and likely the most important one. We cannot stress enough how much we want you to see our tiles in person so you can find the perfect match for your project. Not sure how our tile sampling process works? We're sharing everything you need to know here. 

Color Samples: 
All of our color samples come in a 2x4 size. If you are sampling our Glazed Thin Brick, the samples are half the size of a full sized brick. If you'd like to see a full size piece, simply reach out to your design consultant and we'll send it along. 

We'll ship your samples anywhere in the continental U.S. for just $5 flat, no matter the size of your order. Are you a trade member? Join our Trade Program for free samples anytime. Seeing our colors in person, in your space is the greatest way to see which will go best within your space and pair with your other materials. We also recommend testing the color under various light (both artificial and natural) to make sure you 100% love it. 

Loving your samples? We want to see! If you share them on social media, be sure to tag us and use #Fireclaytile 

Image: The Modern Caravan

Shape Samples: 
Want to see a few shapes or sizes to help with the selection process? We keep stock of all of our sizes in a white glaze so that you can see the shapes in person before you buy. We currently don't offer shape samples online, but feel free to contact your Design Consultant to have them included in your sample order. Please note: we do not keep all of our sizes in all of our glaze colors. 

Tile Shown: Large Star and Cross in White Wash 

Handpainted Samples: 
Have you fallen in love with one of our handpainted patterns? Just like with our color samples, we recommend that you see one of these tiles in person before purchasing, especially if you've created something of your very own with our Color-It Tool. We do not keep handpainted tiles in stock (they are made to order like the rest of our products) and a sample is $20 per full-size piece and can take about 1-2 weeks to make. 

Tile Shown: Elephant Star; Image: Justina Blakeney

Keep in mind that some of our handpainted patterns require four tiles to complete a full pattern like Padma. If you feel like you need more than one tile to visualize your project, we recommend you work with your Design Consultant on a rendering (we offer them as a part of our design services by the way)! 

Tile Shown: Padma in Black and White Motif 

Order color samples online now. Need some help? Simply call, chat or fill out our Design Assistance Form and one of our talented Design Consultants will get back to you shortly. 

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