Buoy Mosaic

Size: 2"

  • Color: Tropics


Additional Visual Information

Round mosaic tiles with a slight concave depression provide architectural dimension and visual interest with the play of light and shadow. Specialized, centuries-old glazing and firing techniques are reinterpreted for today’s design aesthetic to create vibrant pearlized colors with an exquisite luster. The hand-crafted ceramic tiles are available in all 10 Ka-nū glazes, and 6 select color blends.

(Color note: River Rock may show shade variation between batches.)

CoverageSheet = 0.806 SF
Tile Size(mm)54
Tile Thickness(mm)8
MountingPaper Faced

Interior Wall/BacksplashYes
Fireplace/Cooktop surroundYes*
Shower wallYes
Steam showYes
Exterior wallYes

Poor, Spa or Water Feature
(fully submerge)


Floor Application

Steam showerYesNo
Light residentialYesNo

* Acceptable for limited and sporadic exposure near open flame or heat source, including fireplace wall/cooktop surround. Not recommended for placement inside a firebox.

** ONLY Single Fired colors (River Rock, Sail, Sand Bar and Light House Blend) are acceptable for installation in pools, spas, water features and light residential floors; NO other colors are acceptable.

Notes on Material

Important note on material: Ka-nu Ceramic Tile is a high fired clay that incorporates high-luster glazes with unique installation and application attributes.

Please review the Recommended Usage & Floor Applications charts before purchase, and see our Ceramic Installation Guidelines for further information.

Series overview

  • Handcrafted Japanese Ceramic
  • Specialized, centuries-old glazing and firing techniques reinterpreted for today’s design aesthetic
  • Diverse selection of vibrant, lustrous hues and color blends
  • Architecturally dimensional surfaces
  • 4 Sizes/ 10 Colors / 6 Color Blends

Japanese for canoe, our Ka-nū ceramic tile series is inspired by these colorful, streamlined vessels. Artisans implement a specialized glazing process to create vibrant, pearlized colors with an exquisite luster. The diverse selection of hues and color blends are available on a selection of architecturally dimensional patterns.

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