While certainly not a new innovation, glass tile has gotten a face lift in recent years, with many new designs, sizes and styles now available.
Glass tile is great for any home with children because it is very durable. In addition, the glass tile does not absorb moisture and will not be tarnished.
Glass mosaic tiles are easy to clean, maintain, and they never lose colour. Glass tiles have varied applications in black slashes in the drawing room, dining, kitchen,bathroom etc.
Because the glass is a more subtle than a porcelain material, Smalti is made of liquid glass and metal oxides, which can add colour and the result will be a cloudy mixture that adds art to tiles. Today, with the help of technology glass tile is made with more varieties.
Smalti Tile: When it melts into a high temperature and then rolls on the slab. Usually it measures 6 inches thick and once cooled, cut into a small rectangular shape which is done manually since that time technology had not yet into a place.
Etched Glass Tile: There are three applications needed to create etched glass tiles. It involves layering and implementing solutions for each.
Hydrofluoric acid is then placed on the outside or base followed by adding the cloudy glass inside out to get the right result for the type of tile. All these features provide glass tile a unique appearance that is unachievable with conventional tiles.