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Merola Tile Kings Star Nero Encaustic 17-5/8 in. x 17-5/8 in. Ceramic Floor and Wall Tile (11.1 sq. ft. / case)
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Merola Tile

Kings Star Nero Encaustic 17-5/8 in. x 17-5/8 in. Ceramic Floor and Wall Tile (11.1 sq. ft. / case)

  • Reflects vintage industrial design, perfect for farmhouse motif
  • Scored grout lines can be grouted or left ungrouted
  • Matte glaze offers high resistance to surface abrasion
$6.97 /sq. ft.
Covers 11.1 sq. ft.
$77.37 /case
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Product Overview

  • Reflects vintage industrial design, perfect for farmhouse motif
  • Scored grout lines can be grouted or left ungrouted
  • Matte glaze offers high resistance to surface abrasion
Old-world European elegance radiates from the Merola Tile Kings Star Nero Encaustic 17-5/8 in. x 17-5/8 in. Ceramic Floor and Wall Tile, imported from Spain. Save time and labor spent arranging smaller square tiles and instead install these durable ceramic slabs, which have four 8-3/4 in. squares separated by scored grout lines. The defining feature of this encaustic-inspired tile is the unique, low-sheen glaze in beige tones with centered black stars in each square. Variation throughout each tile mimics an authentic aged appearance. Designed by interior architect and furniture designer Francisco Segarra, this tile is a true reflection of vintage industrial design. Realistic imitations of scuffs and spots that are the marks of well-loved, worn, century-old tile bring rustic charm to your interior. These rustic scuffs and spots convince that this tile is truly aged. There are 9 different variations available that are randomly scattered throughout each case. The scored grout lines can be grouted with the color of your choice, or left ungrouted for a rugged finish.
  • 11.1 square feet, 5 pieces per case. Case weight is 51.6 lbs.
  • Grade 1, first-quality ceramic tile for floor and wall use
  • 17.63 in. width x 17.63 in. length x 0.42 in. thick
  • Glazed slightly textured finish with a low sheen and moderate variation in tone
  • P.E.I. Rating IV has high resistance to abrasion and is suitable for heavy-duty residential and commercial kitchens, hotels, exhibition and sales rooms with some dirt conditions
  • Semi-Vitreous flooring has water absorption of more than 3% but less than 7% for indoor use
  • C.O.F. greater than .50 is recommended for standard residential applications and is marginally skid resistant. Indoor use
  • Not frost resistant
  • 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 1 order
  • California residents see Prop 65 WARNINGS

Product Overview

  • Reflects vintage industrial design, perfect for farmhouse motif
  • Scored grout lines can be grouted or left ungrouted
  • Matte glaze offers high resistance to surface abrasion
Model #: FPESTRN
Sku #: 1003916712
Internet #: 207081146

Old-world European elegance radiates from the Merola Tile Kings Star Nero Encaustic 17-5/8 in. x 17-5/8 in. Ceramic Floor and Wall Tile, imported from Spain. Save time and labor spent arranging smaller square tiles and instead install these durable ceramic slabs, which have four 8-3/4 in. squares separated by scored grout lines. The defining feature of this encaustic-inspired tile is the unique, low-sheen glaze in beige tones with centered black stars in each square. Variation throughout each tile mimics an authentic aged appearance. Designed by interior architect and furniture designer Francisco Segarra, this tile is a true reflection of vintage industrial design. Realistic imitations of scuffs and spots that are the marks of well-loved, worn, century-old tile bring rustic charm to your interior. These rustic scuffs and spots convince that this tile is truly aged. There are 9 different variations available that are randomly scattered throughout each case. The scored grout lines can be grouted with the color of your choice, or left ungrouted for a rugged finish.

  • 11.1 square feet, 5 pieces per case. Case weight is 51.6 lbs.
  • Grade 1, first-quality ceramic tile for floor and wall use
  • 17.63 in. width x 17.63 in. length x 0.42 in. thick
  • Glazed slightly textured finish with a low sheen and moderate variation in tone
  • P.E.I. Rating IV has high resistance to abrasion and is suitable for heavy-duty residential and commercial kitchens, hotels, exhibition and sales rooms with some dirt conditions
  • Semi-Vitreous flooring has water absorption of more than 3% but less than 7% for indoor use
  • C.O.F. greater than .50 is recommended for standard residential applications and is marginally skid resistant. Indoor use
  • Not frost resistant
  • 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 1 order
  • California residents see Prop 65 WARNINGS

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Specifications

Dimensions

Approximate Tile Size
18x18
Product Length (in.)
17.63
Product Thickness (mm)
11
Product Width (in.)
17.63
Suggested Grout Line Size
1/4

Details

Break Strength (lb.)
225
Color Family
Multi-Color
Color/Finish
Off White and Black / Low Sheen
Commercial / Residential
Commercial / Residential
DCOF Rating
Greater than or equal to 0.42
Edge Type
Straight
Flooring Product Type
Ceramic Tile
Indoor/Outdoor
Indoor
Number of Tiles per Case
5
Package Type
Case
Returnable
90-Day
Style
Mediterranean,Southwestern
Tile Features
Chemical Resistant,Glazed,Radiant/Underfloor Warming Heating
Tile Finish
Matte
Tile Look
Field
Tile Material
Ceramic
Tile Use
Backsplash,Bathroom,Fireplace,Floor,Garage,Kitchen,Shower,Wall

Warranty / Certifications

Manufacturer Warranty
None

Specifications

Dimensions

Approximate Tile Size
18x18
Product Length (in.)
17.63
Product Thickness (mm)
11
Product Width (in.)
17.63
Suggested Grout Line Size
1/4

Details

Break Strength (lb.)
225
Color Family
Multi-Color
Color/Finish
Off White and Black / Low Sheen
Commercial / Residential
Commercial / Residential
DCOF Rating
Greater than or equal to 0.42
Edge Type
Straight
Flooring Product Type
Ceramic Tile
Indoor/Outdoor
Indoor
Number of Tiles per Case
5
Package Type
Case
Returnable
90-Day
Style
Mediterranean,Southwestern
Tile Features
Chemical Resistant,Glazed,Radiant/Underfloor Warming Heating
Tile Finish
Matte
Tile Look
Field
Tile Material
Ceramic
Tile Use
Backsplash,Bathroom,Fireplace,Floor,Garage,Kitchen,Shower,Wall

Warranty / Certifications

Manufacturer Warranty
None

Questions & Answers

Can this tile be purchased individually or is it only sold by the case?

Can this tile be purchased individually or is it only sold by the case?
Asked by: Boots
It is sold by the case but you can order a sample if you are just considering using it. There are only 5 tiles per box so it's really not a big deal to buy it by the case. You will want to keep a couple of extra tiles on hand anyway in case one breaks down the line.
Answered by: ironhorse
Date published: 2018-04-17

Would this be appropriate for a kitchen backsplash?

Would this be appropriate for a kitchen backsplash?
Asked by: Tisha
Hi Tisha, Our Kings Star Nero is a great choice for a kitchen backsplash! One thing to be aware of is that each tile weighs 10.32 lbs., so you will need to use an adhesive that is strong enough for a large tile such as this. Home Depot always recommends Custom Building Products installation materials, and their FlexBond http://thd.co/1rETEZn is a great option. If you have any further questions, please give us a call at (800)-963-7652. Hope this helps!
Answered by: MerolaTile Customer Care
Date published: 2018-07-31

Suitable for shower floor

Hi! I would like to use this tile on a shower floor, but I’m concerned about slipping. Is the tile rough enough to be suitable for a shower floor, and bathroom areas that may get wet?
Asked by: Stephanie
I used it on the wall and it looks wonderful. Didn't use it on the floor.
Answered by: ldaug
Date published: 2018-09-05

Can this tile be cut into four smaller squares and used as a fireplace surround between the gas f...

Can this tile be cut into four smaller squares and used as a fireplace surround between the gas fireplace box and the wooden mantle.? Does each box contain all of the same tiles?
Asked by: Schim
yes it does..... and you can cut it in four identical pieces.
Answered by: Karolina
Date published: 2018-03-06
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Customer Reviews

Kings Star Nero Encaustic 17-5/8 in. x 17-5/8 in. Ceramic Floor and Wall Tile (11.1 sq. ft. / case) is rated 4.7 out of 5 by 75.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from These tiles look old which is exactly what I wanted.... These tiles look old which is exactly what I wanted. Really pretty.
Date published: 2018-10-09
Rated 4 out of 5 by from I love the look of these in my bathroom and entryway. They have a vintage look that I love for my... I love the look of these in my bathroom and entryway. They have a vintage look that I love for my rustic design. I was hoping to get a grout color that would match the lines in the tile already, but that was not possible, so I went with a light grey color. I also didn't realize the lines in the tile were like faux grout lines and had a small indent to them. When grouting I had to go back and wipe those faux grout lines out so the grey did not cover the earth-tone color. Overall, I am in love!
Date published: 2018-10-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The tile is beautiful!... The tile is beautiful!
Date published: 2018-10-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I can't rave enough about this product. I had looked for months at tile for our kitchen reno. I h... I can't rave enough about this product. I had looked for months at tile for our kitchen reno. I had a very specific style I was looking for. Once I saw the Nero Star all other tile dimmed in comparison! I tried looking for a cheaper option. Nope! It's worth every dime!
Date published: 2018-09-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Installed in our Laundry room and it is beautiful. ... Installed in our Laundry room and it is beautiful.
Date published: 2018-09-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This tile is GORGEOUS! The price at Home... This tile is GORGEOUS! The price at Home Depot was better than other sites online. We installed this in the foyer of our 125+ year-old home and it looks like it should have ever been here when our house was built. Now considering other areas in our home to use it in. VERY satisfied!
Date published: 2018-09-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from great product. took a little while to get it. but client wsa very happy. great product. took a little while to get it. but client wsa very happy.
Date published: 2018-09-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Tiles are very nice and were packaged extremely well. ... Tiles are very nice and were packaged extremely well. Grout color between the 4 tiles is sort of a rust color and looks great but finding something to match so that the tiles look like 4 pieces instead of one was a bit challenging.
Date published: 2018-08-28
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