10 Reasons to Choose Pavé Tile, Wood & Stone

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Direct Source of Aged French Limestone and Belgium Blue Stone Flooring

To the knowing clientele who should only expect the highest standards of surfaces for their homes, Pavé brings forth from French and Belgium manufacturers and quarries aged French limestone and Belgium blue stone flooring that replicates the 18th century patina and authenticity of color and texture that makes a beautiful home into a magnificent home.

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We are the Artists, the Manufacturers and Importer

Pavé Tile, Wood & Stone, Inc. is unique for husband and wife team François and Emmi Micallef are foremost artists and creators of many of their own collections. Drawing from the historic decorative arts of the 16th - 19th century Western Europe, their passion leads them to create wall and floor tiles that have an aged authenticity for the knowing client. Born and raised in the South of France, the intimate contacts François has with the most demanding quarries and manufacturers of aged French limestone and reclaimed oak engineered flooring are bar none for authenticity and beauty.

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A Passion for Blue and White Decorative Wall Tile

A passion for Western European decorative arts between the 16th-19th century, Emmi Micallef has hand painted blue and white wall tile collections to replicate historical accuracy and beauty that should not be lost. Blue is the color of the mind as well as soothing to the soul and stimulates clear thought. There is no wonder then for the popularity of blue and white decorative wall tile throughout world cultures for centuries.

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Trusted Source for European Building Materials

When searching for French Reclaimed Terra Cotta Tile, French Limestone Pavers, Dalle de Bourgogne or French Reclaimed Oak Floors - it helps to have a trusted guide to source these products. On a daily basis, François is in contact on Skype with all these suppliers throughout France procuring lots, reviewing the material, speaking shall we say - "Frère to Frère" (Brother to Brother) in his native country, making sure his clients will receive the best material that France has to offer.

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European Terra Cotta Tile

Hand-molded and wood fired in kilns for over 3 days - the terra cotta tiles at Pavé are extraordinary for their quality and authenticity. Clay deposits from the earth, dug up and refined - slapped into hand wooden molds, left to dry in the sun then fired using olive pits and branches - these traditions extending generations are appreciated for artisan quality. At Pavé, the terra cotta tiles are then aged and glazed with motifs extending back into the European decorative arts - creating an elegant warmth imbued with history.

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Keeping it Stateside

There is no doubt that the convenience, quality control, and ETA is improved when building materials are made stateside. Keeping everything under one roof, albeit the actual European terra cotta tile and wide French oak planks, we are able to develop and manufacture all our decorative flooring, decorative wall tile and vintage wide plank oak planks in our Massachusetts facility... bringing the value and piece of mind to our clients.

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Reclaimed European Oak Engineered Flooring

Reclaimed European oak planks - from 80 to 200 years old - are salvaged then fabricated into planks or parquet onto breathable engineered backs that will accommodate the ebb and flow of one's home environment. The standards of quality by which our manufactures abide mean that only authentic European reclaimed oak is used and the expectations of the highest caliber engineered plank or parquet is achieved.

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Aged French Limestone Flooring

Business is about relationships and it's these close relationships that separate a good business from a great one. A shared French culture and a trust among brothers, Pavé Tile has the essential ties to receive the best aged French limestone from the most reputable quarries in France. Generations deep, these quarries use the latest in sophisticated techniques and equipment to distress numerous textures using virgin limestone to resemble 18th century pavers.

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Weekend in the Country Aged Engineered Oak Flooring

Simply beautiful, these pre-finished engineered aged oak floors are hand carved planks with natural open cracks, characteristic aged knots, burned and brushed. Hand made bevels on all four sides, these wide planks range in widths from 7" - 11" and in long length up to 119".

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Service and Knowledge Catering to the Architect, Designer, Builder and Homeowner

We strive to provide the Architect, Designer, Builder and Homeowner the service, trust and in-depth knowledge for sourcing European building materials. Manufacturing all of our own decorative tile collections and vintage wide plank oak flooring in Massachusetts helps us to achieve the ETA, quality control and convenience you seek when building a fine home.

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About Pavé

Aged French limestone flooring, antiqued Belgium Bluestone pavers, Reclaimed European oak engineered flooring, French reclaimed terra cotta tiles and proprietary decorative wall and floor tiles for kitchen and bath are the products that define Pavé Tile, Wood & Stone, Inc.  Co-owners and husband and wife team François and Emmi Micallef began Pavé in 2000.  Born and raised in the South of France, François has the direct contacts to import the quality of old world materials that one should expect when building a fine home.  As an artist,  Emmi's passion for European decorative arts allows her to bring back motifs that transcend time into historically elegant aesthetics .  And of course, pairing vintage materials with contemporary furnishings - that contrast of warm and cool, old and new - create a powerful ambiance.

Pavé Tile, Wood and Stone, Inc. has a by-appointment showroom located in the Pioneer Valley, five mintues from Northampton, MA.  It is a five college area and voted one of the best small towns in the United States according to National Geographic Magazine.  Pavé is one hour west of the Berkshires and Tanglewood, right off I91 heading toward Vermont.

http://adventure.nationalgeographic.com/adventure/trips/adventure-towns/northampton-massachusetts/

A new division of Pavé will be opening soon, an e-commerce site called Historic Decorative Materials - that will allow click and buy purchase for these finely crafted European materials.