Trying to match tile for fire pit


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Old 09-13-17, 05:00 PM
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Trying to match tile for fire pit

hi guys. Here's a picture of the tile used on my pool. I'm trying to get the same or similar tile to wrap around a concrete fire pit that I'm going to build. Is this a common design or does anyone know a way to match it? Thanks for any help
 
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Old 09-13-17, 09:10 PM
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That doesn't look like a pattern I've ever seen in a pool. It will probably be very hard to match it with an "off the shelf" selection. I did an image search and the company in the link below comes the closest. You could have the tiles custom made to your pattern. You also need to be aware of how the tiles will react to the heat of the firepit.

Colorful Mosaic Tile | Designer Accents + Patterns | Stone Impressions

This was the results page of the direct image search.
google/search=en&q=pattern&tbm=isch&imgil
 
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Old 09-13-17, 10:45 PM
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My thought was to mortar cinderblocks together, fill in with concrete, then tile on sides. Seems like a lot of insulation to prevent hat damage. Do u think it might be affected?
 
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Originally I thought you were going to put the tiles inside the pit.
If the tiles are on the outside there shouldn't be a heat issue.
 
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Old 09-14-17, 08:27 PM
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Finding old tile is useless, they discontinue tile almost as fast as they design new ones. Start your search at a pool supply store, not a tile store. They may have contacts. Secondly, you can search for close matches, but know thy will not be the same. You can keep the same feel but not the exact look.
 
 

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