Moroccan field tiles are available in several shapes, sizes, and colors and the most common shapes of Moroccan field tiles are 4” x 4” x 3/8” square, 2” x 6” x ¾” rectangular bricks know as Bejmat tiles, 4” x 4” x 3/8” hexagon, and 4” x 4” x 3/8” octagonal. Moroccan field tiles works well in bathroom floors and walls, shower floors and walls, around the bathtub, vanity top, and much more. By being glazed tiles, Moroccan field tiles are very low maintenance and easy to clean and care for.
The other type of Moroccan tiles is the Moroccan mosaic tile also known as Zillij mosaic or Zellige tiles are available in endless geometric as well as floral patterns. The art of Zillij is essentially a Moroccan art form. Although its roots are in the universal language of two-dimensional mathematics, which can be traced to the Levant, Egypt, and the Roman mosaics of Volubilis (the Moroccan Roman city), it has all the characteristics of a unique art form.
To learn more about handmade Moroccan tiles, Moorish tiles, Zillij tiles, Zellige tiles, please contact:
Saint Tropez Boutique
25 Evelyn way
San Francisco, California 94127
Phone: (415) 513-5920