Handcrafted using an ancient manufacturing technique this Classic line reflects unique patterns and color palettes that fit and enhance a broad spectrum of architectural designs. Shaped with specially crafted molds, the encaustic tiles are a blend of Portland cement, mineral pigments and fine aggregates. The blend of pigmented cement and regular cement is placed under a hydraulic press that solidifies the cement and creates one tile. There is no glaze or kiln involved in the manufacturing process. Encaustic tiles are cured with water and fresh air thus making them environmentally friendly.