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our top 5 memorial day sales picks

Announcing the Clé Memorial Day Sale, running from Monday, May 25 through Wednesday, May 27. For three days only, we are pleased to offer FREE SHIPPING sitewide on orders over $999, as well as a additional savings on our Second Shelf tile (see terms + conditions below). What is Second Shelf?  Second Shelf is...

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for your consideration, part two

we are always amazed at the popularity of certain tiles and how designers and clients use them. the images they have shared have been pinned, liked and shared far and wide. if you like some of those popular looks, we would like to recommend some others that that fit the same brief...

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our top 5 cyber monday sale picks

it's cyber monday: 24 hours and 2 offers. we know all-too-well that tile is heavy, so if you're looking to take advantage of free shipping site-wide (on all orders over $750) for one day only, we have a few suggestions worth considering.   the strata linea collection wish to own a little bit of history? each strata linea...

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how to: installing terracotta tiles

if you are installing any of our terracotta tiles, watch this video of a kitchen backsplash installation featuring our architects palette in blotter. it's a useful overview of everything from measuring to cutting to clean up.

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getting that perfect belgian reproduction look

clé has always been inspired by the european embrace of tile and how easily surfaces can be elevated and embellished by the materials that adorn them. it's what we have imbued in all of our products, especially our belgian reproduction line of terracotta. we created the line as an homage to the great open spaces...

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zellige: the perfectly imperfect tile

In a workshop in northern Morocco, artisans pack local clay into shallow rectangular molds, then lay the slabs in the sun to dry before stacking them like card houses into kilns stoked with olive pits to fire overnight. The techniques they use are ancient, passed down through generations from artisan to apprentice....

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