Fragments of tiles
and slates lying on the ground, and the dilapidated condition of the roofs, were evidence of a total want of care on the part of the owners.
The floors are of square tiles
, the chairs and tables of black-looking wood with thin crooked legs and puppy feet.
A big lamp hung down from the center of the ceiling and, together with a fine log fire, illuminated a large and lofty room, with rafters running from wall to wall, a floor of red tiles
, and a substantial fireplace built up of those narrow red bricks which were said to be five hundred years old.
Van Baerle, therefore, had devised a contrivance, a sort of pulley, by means of which he was able to lower or to raise his jug below the ledge of tiles
and stone before his window.
Little cottages, scattered here and there, with their gardens full of blossoming fruit trees, call up the ideas that are aroused by the sight of industrious poverty; while the thought of ease, secured after long years of toil, is suggested by some larger houses farther on, with their red roofs of flat round tiles
, shaped like the scales of a fish.
Then we entered the vestibule, a small, well-lit room paved with square red tiles.
He went down on his knees and rapidly examined every one of the paving tiles.
Occasionally a hat or wig, or both, came spinning and trundling past him, like a mad thing; while the more serious spectacle of falling tiles
and slates, or of masses of brick and mortar or fragments of stone-coping rattling upon the pavement near at hand, and splitting into fragments, did not increase the pleasure of the journey, or make the way less dreary.
As to the inside, all the walls, instead of wainscot, were lined with hardened and painted tiles
, like the little square tiles
we call galley-tiles
in England, all made of the finest china, and the figures exceeding fine indeed, with extraordinary variety of colours, mixed with gold, many tiles
making but one figure, but joined so artificially, the mortar being made of the same earth, that it was very hard to see where the tiles
The Eden Mosaic Tile
3D collection can be seen in kitchens, bathrooms, fireplaces, bars, office receptions and even building elevators.
It's difficult to get right, but tiling can be just the thing to lift a room, says JULIA GRAY THESE days, tiles
come in all different shapes, sizes and styles, so it's easy to find a look you both like and can afford.
The aim of the game is to score points by making 'chains' of colour and a point is scored for the length in small squares of each chain that the placed tile
The Ceramic tile
market in India has witnessed an unprecedented growth chiefly due to an increase in the number of earning individuals and disposable income and also boom in the real estate sector.
There are various methods, but by far the easiest is using an electric tile
cutter with a wetcutting diamond blade, such as the Titan TTB336TCB 500W Tile
With so many different tiles
on the market, it's easy to find a look you like and can afford, whether you''re laying the tiles
yourself or getting a pro to do it.