New Zealand Abalone (Pāua) Tiles and Panels

Luméa shells are handcrafted into functional tiles and panels to share the ocean’s beauty through architecture, and interior design. Luméa New Zealand Abalone Shell wall tiles and panels are made using either handcrafted shell shapes or our shell veneer and come with a range of different backing options to best suit your end use. Choose from Veneer, Solid Shell and Mosaic forms.




Finish

Veneer Wall Tiles and Panels

Veneer Wall Tiles and Panels

Luméa veneer wall tiles and panels are designed for use as a decorative feature, They are composed of finely sliced feathery pieces of shell bonded together and glued to a ceramic backing and sealed with a protective coating. The New Zealand Abalone Veneer Tiles show off the natural tidal patterns and rich blue-green hues. We also offer a range of coloured tints, including blue and green.

Solid Shell Tiles and Panels

Solid Shell Tiles and Panels

Formed using handcrafted pieces of solid shell, pieced together in a variety of eye-catching designs and polished to an elegant finish. Luméa Solid Shell Tiles have two standard sizes of 300 x 75 mm and 150 x 75 mm on a cement fibreboard backing. They can be custom made in panel sizes up to 2400 x 1200 mm with a backing of either alloy honeycomb, siliceous calcium board or MDF.

Mosaic Wall Tiles

Mosaic Wall Tiles

Luméa Mosaic Tiles are hand cut square shell pieces laid out on poly fabric backing ready for installation. Once grouted into place shell mosaics offer a soft natural feel to wet areas and wall features.

Colours

  • Blue

    Blue

  • Green

    Green

Uses

A luxurious decorative shell feature, best suited for areas not exposed to continuous water or direct radiant heat. Please refer to the Shell Veneer Specifications PDF for more information.

Used often for luxurious feature walls in commercial fit outs, splash backs in kitchens, panelling in doors and cabinets and bathrooms. Best not to use in wet floor areas where water may not drain away fully. Great for use on interior walls.

Used often in bathroom and kitchen tiled areas. The mosaic tiles can be used as they are, in 300 x 300 mm sheets, or alternatively because the mesh backing can be cut easily with scissors, use your creativity to develop a design which you can build yourself.

Sizes

300 x75 mm
200 x 200 mm
200 x 100 mm
150 x 75 mm
200 x 50 mm
200 x 25 mm
50 x 50 mm

300 x 75 mm
150 x 75 mm

300 x 300 mm (11.811" x 11.811")

Patterns

  • Square

    Square

  • 15 x 15 mm Square

    15 x 15 mm Square

Disclaimer

Shell is a natural product with a variety of factors that affect appearance. Your screen settings also affect the experience of the colours and appearance. Therefore, there is no guarantee it will be possible to achieve the exact appearance as what you see on this website. Certain characteristics of our products may be altered depending on storage conditions or their use in combination with other ingredients. This is beyond our control and we strongly recommend contacting us directly with specific enquiries and testing prior to use.

Tell us about your project...

Your project is unique, so we provide personalised advice before delivering worldwide from our studio in New Zealand.

Luméa products are made from natural shell with a variety of factors that affect form and function. If you can’t find the right product from within our range, then talk to us about our custom design service. We love to experiment and collaborate with our partners to create unique solutions.

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