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Merola Tile Conchella Subway Natural 11-3/4 in. x 11-3/4 in. x 3 mm Natural Seashell Mosaic Tile
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Merola Tile

Conchella Subway Natural 11-3/4 in. x 11-3/4 in. x 3 mm Natural Seashell Mosaic Tile

  • Classic mini-subway format fits into any room or decor
  • Strong mesh mosaic backing allows for an easy, DIY installation
  • Natural mother-of-pearl seashell makes any room glow with lustre
$14.98 /each

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Product Overview

The Merola Tile Conchella Subway Natural 11-3/4 in. x 11-3/4 in. x 3 mm Natural Seashell Mosaic Tile will enchant you with all the beauty of the sea. Made from natural shell pieces, the exquisite blend of iridescent shells will illuminate any room. Use this mesh mounted mosaic as field tile or cut into strips to use as an accent to other tiles.

  • 0.96 square foot per piece, each piece sold individually. Piece weight equals 1.03 lbs.
  • Grade 1, first-quality natural shell tile for wall use
  • 11.75 in. width x 11.75 in. length x 3 mm thick mesh-mounted mosaic. 0.56 in. W x 0.88 in. L rectangle pieces
  • Unglazed, smooth finish with a high sheen and random variation in tone
  • P.E.I. Rating 0 is suitable for walls and residential use only
  • Impervious flooring has a water absorption of less than 0.5% for indoor and outdoor use and is frost resistant
  • Wall tiles are not C.O.F. rated
  • Completely frost resistant for indoor or outdoor applications; use a latex-modified thinset for acceptable bond strength
  • Commercial and residential use
  • Learn how to get a Lifetime Warranty by using Custom Building Products from The Home Depot. Visit www.homedepot.com/CBP
  • Don't forget your coordinating trim pieces, grout, backerboard, thinset and installation tools
  • All online orders for this item ship via parcel ground and may arrive in multiple boxes
  • It is recommended you purchase a minimum of 10% overage to account for design cuts and patterns
  • Each line item within an order will be selected from a single dye lot (color) and caliber (size), but multiple orders can result in receiving multiple dye lots and/or calibers. Please ensure that all tile for a project is obtained within one order

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Customer Questions & Answers

do I need to use backerboard for installation, or can I just affix directly to walls?

Asked by: Anonymous
Straight to the surface worked fine.
Answered by: KCT61
Date published: 2015-09-20

Can I use this tile around a gas fireplace? And what would I use for the hearth?

Asked by: Anonymous
Read my review. Exactly what I did. I used travertine subway tile on the hearth.
Answered by: KCT61
Date published: 2015-09-20

Sanded or unsanded grout

What grout is recommended for the Merola Tile conchella? sanded or unsanded? Thank you.
Asked by: Anonymous
Unsanded.
Answered by: KCT61
Date published: 2016-07-30

What color grout is suggested for this tile?

Asked by: Anonymous
You can compare in store once your order comes in. I used antique white.
Answered by: KCT61
Date published: 2015-09-20
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Customer Reviews

Conchella Subway 11-3/4 in. x 11-3/4 in. x 3 mm Natural Seashell Mosaic Tile is rated 4.9 out of 5 by 16.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I love how this product looks installed, but be for-warned that each lot is slightly different wi... I love how this product looks installed, but be for-warned that each lot is slightly different with respect to how the individual shells are laid out on the mesh backing. My job required more than a 10 piece box, which was different from individual sheets. each lot is slightly different in size and layout. It took additional time to modify (cut backing) to make pieces from different lots fit together. For example, when I needed two partial pieces, it turned out to be eight partial pieces modified to fit what was already installed. what a pain to trim backing with scissors. Finished job looks really good. The Mother of pearl looks better than any man-made tiles.
Date published: 2017-01-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The tile is beautiful! I can see touches of pink, green, blue colors in the tiles too. So very pr... The tile is beautiful! I can see touches of pink, green, blue colors in the tiles too. So very pretty. It did me my expectations too. I would recommend this tile.
Date published: 2017-02-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Naturally gorgeous My very experienced contractor had never installed anything like this before, and was a bit apprehensive about all the cuts I wanted, but he said it was fine to work with. He did have to back it with a thin sheet of plywood in places where it butted up against the porcelain tile, because the shell tile is very thin. The only comment he made was that the rows of shell were not always perfectly even, but I love the organic, artisan appearance that gives it. It is absolutely GORGEOUS on the walls, it glows with its own iridescence, in daylight and under electrical light. Even though it was pricey, I am so glad I chose this, it looks amazing, is waterproof, cleans with a damp sponge, and is the focal point of the entire bath.
Date published: 2013-07-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Highlight of our kitchen remodel This tile is absolutely beautiful. The luminescent highlights brighten our small kitchen and it has both brown and gray tones, so it looks good with natural colors. I did spend some time selecting a laminate for the countertop that would complement it and not compete with it. My daughter picked this out and as soon as I saw it, I knew that it would be a non-negotiable component of the design!
Date published: 2016-07-28
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Unique and Beautiful This tile was just what I was looking for. In certain lighting, its iridescence is the primary feature. The natural colors of browns, beige, gold and off-white are beautifully neutral. I was concerned about my own skill level so I hired an experienced tile professional to install this product as my kitchen backsplash. I liked the result so much, that I also had the backsplash for two bathrooms done. My installer indicated that he had not worked with sea shell material before, but he did not have any partcular problems when installing this although the thinness of the tile required some extra attention when setting. Directions for installation specific to working with sea shell tile were not provided, only a generic tile installation sheet was included. After doing an online search. I found some helpful guidance about installation and care specific to sea shell tile, which my installer used. The manufacturer should have provided this information. I also think this product was pricey. Overall, Home Depot has great customer service and with free shipping and beautiful results, I have to recommend this product.
Date published: 2013-02-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Makes a Beautiful Backsplash This tile was very easy to work with and we're extremely pleased with the results. Take care that you not use too much adhesive as the thin tiles don't allow room for much grout. We used bright white adhesive and bright white grout and avoided uneven coloring.
Date published: 2014-05-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Beautiful product that we will probably use to add a new backsplash. Beautiful product that we hope to use to remodel our kitchen. However, we will not be using Home Depot services since they would only come out to give use an estimate if we got an estimate for cabinet refacing in addition to what we wanted which was countertops, appliances, sink, faucet and backsplash. We had our initial appt. cancelled by Home Depot and didn't know about that until the morning of the appt. because I called to make sure they were coming out. They we made another appt. and when they called to confirm, they informed us they wouldn't come out if we didn't have a reface estimate. Poor customer service.
Date published: 2014-05-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I love this tile!!! Put this this around my fireplace, looks absolutely beautiful . Was easy to install, a little time consuming ,but well worth the time it took to get something not everyone else has. when the light changes during the day and shows different colors it's so pretty.went from a dark corner to one that is a focal point in the room.
Date published: 2014-04-10
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