What are Cement Tiles?

These beautiful tiles are referred to by many names, including Encaustic Tile, Encaustic Cement Tile, Hydraulic Tile, Cuban Tile, Moroccan Tile, Spanish Tile, Portuguese Tile, and many more…we simply go by the traditional name of Cement Tile.

Cement Tiles do not use clay, are not glazed nor fired like ceramics. They are hydraulically pressed and cure naturally with time. Three layers form the tile, using a combination of cement, sand and marble dust and natural mineral pigments sourced from around the world. They are made the same way today as they were since the 1800’s by skilled artisans who have passed on their trade through generations. Each tile is made individually, where the utmost care and exceptional attention to detail is provided to every tile produced for Rever Tiles.

Distinct because of their use of inlaid pigment (rather than a painted surface), Cement Tiles have had a long and illustrious history since the mid-nineteenth century. With a long-lasting, durable surface, Cement Tiles are a wonderful way to impart both pattern and colour to any space.

The tradition of the tile is to create an interlocking design that comes to life across four tiles when each of the tiles are rotated 90 degrees. A reverse pattern is also created which is what makes these tiles so alluring.

The surface of the tile is muted, matte and silky by touch, Each one ever so slightly different to the next. The variegated colours only enhance the beauty of the tile, this along with a myriad of designs, make them one of today’s most sought-after tile.

Our Tile Range

Honeycomb encaustic tile
Honeycomb
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Honeycomb
Our TURQUOISE solid colour encaustic tile with sublime green hue lends itself wonderfully to so many spaces and architectural styles. Four tile view - Rever Tiles.
Turquoise
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Turquoise
Handmade AZTEC decorative encaustic tile, with light grey on white and soft contrast in a pattern that is not overbearing, four tile view - Rever Tiles.
Aztec
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Aztec
Handmade SOCORRO encaustic tile, of Colombian origin, in steel teal, black and white, four tile view - Rever Tiles.
Socorro
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Socorro
Molino encaustic tile, an eye-catching design in timeless monochrome palette. This detailed design lends itself towards smaller spaces such as kitchen or laundry splashback, kitchen island, or accent wall, adding a focal point and elevating the overall aesthetic of the space.
Molino
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Molino
A complex mid grey, PLATINUM solid colour encaustic tile with natural mineral pigment is both urban and edgy. Four tile view - Rever Tiles.
Platinum
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Platinum
Eggshell solid colour encaustic tile, a mid tone off-white, perfect for those who want a clean and delicate decoration, but don’t want to fall into the trueness of white. Four tile view - Rever Tiles.
Eggshell
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Eggshell
Handmade SPIRIT encaustic tile of French pattern, four tile view - Rever Tiles.
Spirit
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Spirit
Give black-tie panache to your space with our chic Mexica encaustic tile; behind the seeming simplicity lies the elegance of geometric form. Four tile view - Rever Tiles.
Mexica
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Mexica

Why use cement tiles?

Why use cement tiles?

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Versatility in Design

The design possibilities with encaustic cement tiles are virtually limitless. A wide array of patterns and colours are available, allowing for endless creative combinations and bespoke installations.

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Eco-Friendly & Safe

Crafted from natural materials, not artificially engineered, and individually formed under intense pressure rather than heat. Aligned with sustainable practices, encaustic cement tiles serve as an eco-friendly flooring option.

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Timeless Aesthetics

The enduring beauty of encaustic cement tiles is a testament to their timeless appeal. These tiles effortlessly blend contemporary and traditional styles, ensuring they remain a stylish choice for years to come.

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Simple Upkeep

Caring for encaustic cement tiles is a straightforward task. Regular cleaning with a mild detergent and water, along with occasional use of an enzyme cleaner, is all it takes to keep them in perfect order.

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Durable & Long-Lasting

Encaustic cement tiles are renowned for their durability. Made with a sturdy cement base, they can withstand heavy foot traffic and are suitable for both residential and commercial spaces.

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Artisan Craftsmanship

Meticulously handmade by skilled artisans, Rever Tiles' encaustic cement tiles showcase exceptional craftsmanship, offering a unique and personalized touch to every piece. Embodying perfection in its imperfections.

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