The Alara collection is a red bodied monocoturra ceramic tile, meaning this is a single-fired tile. For the tile to be single-fired means that both the glaze and body and are put into the heat at the same time. This process gives the material a very natural feel and adds traction so that the material is less slippery. Warm earth tones also contribute to the natural look of this material, making it a great tile for any style of home and any area of the home. The warm colors and natural feeling of this tile make it pleasing to the senses of home owners and visitors alike.