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Marathon Runners Day Of The Dead Clay Tile

Marathon Runners Day Of The Dead Clay Tile

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Marathon Racers Day of the Dead Tile

A 6 inch hand-painted Tile. The race is on! This tile is raised and hand-painted. This is a colorful tile celebrating the day of the dead. Traditionally in the Mexican culture people go to graveyards on the day of the dead (November 2nd), place food and meet at the place where their dead relatives rest.
Jose Guadalupe Posadas (1852 – 1913) a Mexican lithographer from the 18th century popularized the skeleton cartoons which later on transformed into lithographs. The main purpose of his work was political. The Catrina is a satirization of the upper class women during the 19th century, during Porfirio Diaz reign. Later on, his work was associated with the Mexican holiday "Dia De Los Muertos" or "Day of the dead".


Handmade glazed tile
6" x 6" x .35"


We ship via USPS parcel, Priority mail or Fedex ground only. Delivery times are only estimates at checkout. These are not guaranteed.Total shipping time is a combination of processing time (2 business days) + shipping time. Please calculate your approximate delivery by adding the processing time of 2 business days for your order + shipping time for your location. If you are purchasing a large quantity of tiles, the checkout cart sometimes shows a higher amount for shipping cost based on weight. Please email us so we can check for better rates before you complete the purchase.

If you need expedited shipping please call us or email us for the additional charges. We estimate your order will be processed and shipped within 2-3 business days after order is placed. Shipping is by USPS Parcel Mail, US Priority mail, or FedEx Ground Service, expect it within 3-6 Days after shipping. We only ship Monday through Friday, no weekends. Tracking information will be sent once the package is processed, expect this notification.We do not guarantee shipping times as these are estimated by the carriers and delays are to be expected at busy times. If you have instructions for delivery, please contact the carrier to provide these as we have no way to notify the carrier of delivery instructions.

**Please open box(s) immediately after arrival and report any damages within 5 days of delivery.

Returns, Warranty & Damages

All of our tiles at Estancia Tiles have a heavily hand-made process involved; as such, imperfections are expected (these are not defects) as this is expected with Talavera tiles and trims. Color variations are to be expected from batch to batch with Talavera. What you see on your screen might not be exactly what you will get, this is mostly due to several factors, among others: lighting when the picture was taken, lighting in your own monitor, but mostly changes in the glazes used between batches. All these factors are beyond our control. If in doubt, we recommend you to order a sample before committing to a bigger order. All products are sold as "Brand New" in its original package. Please check the product description, make sure the merchandise is what you want and it will work with your project. If you are not sure, please send us a email for assistance before placing the order.
Within 30 days from order date, you may return any of the items you purchased from our website for a refund. There will be a 20% restocking fee on returned products. If you simply did not liked it, or for any other reason, you can return it. We will not refund shipping and handling costs. You are also responsible for the shipping cost incurred in sending the product(s) back to us. Please email request for a RMA# before shipping back. You do not have to use the same shipping method to return the items to us, specially if it was an express one. The credit will be issued to the same account used to make the purchase and it will be honored once we get the products back and they are in good condition (not damaged when in transit to your place or back from it).

Unclaimed Packages Policy- If we get unclaimed packages back from you, we will not be responsible for the shipping charges incurred. So you have to pay again for the package to be resent. You will get an e-mail notification on when your package(s) get out and an estimated delivery time, so you are aware of the delivery. You need to make arrangements to be at home if the carrier can′t just leave the package at the front door or if your house is inaccessible. We will cover this expense when a mistake was made on our side. 

All orders are automatically processed on our secure merchant processor when they are placed. During this process we incur irreversible fees. Therefore, while we understand that orders might need to be changed sometimes, we are unable to refund the credit card processing surcharge fees. We strictly adhere to the following cancellation policy:

Some products can not be cancelled once the order is placed. Please contact us for details on the item. If the order can be cancelled BEFORE it has been shipped, you will be assessed a 3% cancellation surcharge fee before credit is issued.

If you cancel your order AFTER it has been shipped the cancellation will have to be treated as a Return with all applicable fees & credit card surcharges.

Orders which are REFUSED AT DELIVERY will be assessed all of the applicable fees listed above - including restocking, cancellation and other applicable fees.
This product is covered by a one-year warranty against defects in materials and workmanship from the date of purchase. If any issues arise within the limited time warranty a repair or full replacement will be done by the manufacturer without any extra cost to you. This warranty will be voided if there has been any unauthorized alteration, modifications, or repairs not performed or authorized by the manufacturer.

Because it is hand painted, imperfections are expected! Be aware that most of our products are handmade and that small imperfections, glitches, color non-uniformity are to be expected. Our tile is clay made, and not as strong as the ceramic machine-made, it can be slightly bent, not perfectly flat, so it is up to the contractor to make sure the installation goes smoothly and aligned. Be aware that most of our products are handmade and that small imperfections, glitches, color non-uniformity are to be expected. Our tile is clay made, and not as strong as the ceramic machine-made, it can be slightly bent, not perfectly flat, so it is up to the contractor to make sure the installation goes smoothly and aligned. Talavera tiles should not be used outdoors with freezing temperatures. They are not frost proof and will crack in temperatures under a 40 degree limit. Also Talavera tiles are not recommended for swimming pools due to the pool chemicals will cause crackling on the tiles.
Warranty is to the original purchaser that it will provide replacement or refund the purchase price at our discretion of any product that fails to meet the requirements above within the first year. Labor costs for removal of existing product and installation of replacement product is not included. Color match of the replacement product to that being replaced cannot be guaranteed. This warranty is valid to the original customer and non-transferable. The manufacturer makes no other warranties, express or implied, including merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. Purchaser’s remedy is limited to replacement as described above, and under no circumstances shall the manufacturer be liable for any loss or damage arising from the purchase, use, or inability to use this product, or for any special, indirect, incidental, or consequential damages. No installer, dealer, agent, or employee of Manufacturer has the authority to modify the obligations or limitations of this warranty. This warranty gives specific legal rights. Since some states have laws governing consumer rights and damages, some of the above limitations may not apply to you, and you may have other rights which vary from state to state. Except for these other rights, the remedy provided under this warranty state the limit of the manufacturer responsibilities.

In the event of a broken piece you must notify us within 5 days or receiving it. We are not responsible for any claims after this time frame. If you detect a broken item, do not return it, keep the box and packaging and notify us immediately. Please email a photo showing all broken tiles and a photo of the box. In the event of a broken item, we file a claim to the carrier and re-send you the product at no cost to you. 

We are not responsible for costs in delay of your installation or project. We encourage you to have the tile before scheduling installation. Also shipping delays are beyond our control. 

*Claims for packages marked "delivered" yet not received and where there is no evidence of “porch piracy” must be made 5 days after “delivery date” but no longer than 15 days to ensure it was not misdelivered or easily found around the premises." Claims for packages presumed to be lost (where the status is not "delivered") must be filed after 7 days (20 days for international) and within 30 days from the last checkpoint.

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Great tile for a Backsplash, Table or Bar Top