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Ceramic Tile Distributors of America Color Guide
The colors and shading of all tiles vary to some degree from piece to piece and from run to run. It is recommended that several tiles from the same production run be examined in order to determine color shade variations. Any questions or concerns about your tile selection should be clarified prior to installation.
V1 - Uniform AppearanceDifferences among pieces from the same production run are minimal.
V2 - Slight VariationClearly distinguishable differences in texture and/or pattern within similar colors.
V3 - Moderate VariationWhile the colors present on a single piece of tile will be indicative of the colors to be expected on the other tiles, the amount of colors on each piece may vary significantly. For example "that little bit of color" on one piece of tile may be the primary color on the next piece.
V4 - Substantial VariationRandom color differences from tile to tile, so that one tile may have totally different colors from that of other tiles. Thus the final installation will be unique.