Ice Opal Polished Finish





Ice Opal is a marble-effect porcelain slab and forms part of our Gem Stone Range. This slab is offered with a Polished finish and is available in 3 sizes. To order a Ice Opal colour sample in Polished finish click the Order Sample button below or add to your favourites using the icon.

750 x 1500

1500 x 1500

750 x 750

Ice Opal Product Story

Leading the trend towards more expressive stones and marbles, Gem Stone offers designers a chance to express their individuality through the use of pattern and colour. With its dramatic ring-shaped formations, Gem Stone features Agate slabs in black, gold and blue, that add a pop of colour. Displaying an almost hypnotising charm, Gem Stone also offers a number of Opal shades with a translucent surface and a delicate quartz pattern. Intense colours, a highly polished surface and a wide choice of formats, mean that this unique collection of precious stones is sure to add character and create a masterpiece within any interior space. Ice Opal is part of our  Marble-effect  Collection.

Ice Opal Graphical Faces

Ice Opal is supplied with a number of distinct graphical faces. Below are examples of 4 of these graphical faces when supplied in large formats. Click on any swatch for a closer look.

Use our graphical faces tool to reorganise the order and orientation of these faces.

Size & finish

Colour Finish Size (MM)
Agate Nero | Blue Opal | Gold Agate | Lilac Opal | Precious Blue | Rosa Opal | Silver Opal | Smoke Opal Polished 1500 x 3000 x 6
Blue Opal | Ice Opal | Lilac Opal | Rosa Opal | Silver Opal | Smoke Opal Polished 1500 x 1500 x 6
Blue Opal | Ice Opal | Lilac Opal | Rosa Opal | Silver Opal | Smoke Opal Polished 750 x 1500 x 6
Blue Opal | Ice Opal | Lilac Opal | Rosa Opal | Silver Opal | Smoke Opal Polished 750 x 750 x 6

Graphical Faces

Graphical faces for 3000 x 1500 mm

Ice Opal is supplied with a number of distinct graphical faces. Below are examples of 4 of these graphical faces when supplied in 3000 x 1500 mm format. Click on any swatch for a closer look.

Use our graphical faces tool to reorganise the order and orientation of these faces.

Related Tiles

In addition to Ice Opal, we also offer a number of other white marble-effect porcelain tiles.

Discover similar tiles

Alternative Colours

The Gem Stone Range is also available in the following colours and finishes:

  • Agate Nero – Polished
    Agate Nero – Polished
  • Blue Opal – Polished
    Blue Opal – Polished
  • Gold Agate – Polished
    Gold Agate – Polished
  • Ice Opal – Polished
    Ice Opal – Polished
  • Lilac Opal – Polished
    Lilac Opal – Polished
  • Precious Blue – Polished
    Precious Blue – Polished
  • Rosa Opal – Polished
    Rosa Opal – Polished
  • Silver Opal – Polished
    Silver Opal – Polished
  • Smoke Opal – Polished
    Smoke Opal – Polished

Technical Specification

Shade Tone Variance

Ice Opal – Polished has been classified: V3

Understanding Shade Tone Variance

porcelain tile shade tone variation

Shade, texture and tone can vary from piece to piece within a single tile production run. V1 shade tone variation has little or no change from piece to piece where a V4 might have a substantial variety of shade, texture and tone variation.

Variance RatingDescription
V1Uniform Appearance
V2Slight Variation
V3Moderate Variation
V4Substantial Variation

Ramp Test Values (DIN 51130)

Understanding Ramp Test Data

DIN Standard Ramp Testing (DIN 51130) is an alternative to Pendulum Testing and generally categorised as an 'off-site' activity because of the size and complexity of the equipment required to carry out the test. The Slip Resistance Values (RSV) are factory gate values (based on supplied tiles) and categorised using the Ramp Test (DIN 51130) method which is commonly used by European factories. In this method, a lubricated inclined platform is adjusted to a gradually increasing gradient, and the angle is measured at which a person walking on it slips.

We have deliberately not included the ramp test angles on this page as this information can be confused with the angle that a floor may be safely set to, which is incorrect. The shod test results are quoted as an R Rating value from R9 to R13, which relates to the ramp angle.

R Rating ValueFriction
R13Very high

See the Health and Safety Executives website for more information regarding the Ramp Test procedure. Ramp Test Certificate available on request.

Technical Data

SpecificationTest StandardRequired ValueAverage Value
Length and WidthISO 10545-2± 0.6% max± 0.1%
ThicknessISO 10545-2± 5% max± 5%
LinearityISO 10545-2± 0.5% max± 0.1%
WedgingISO 10545-2± 0.5% max± 0.1%
WarpageISO 10545-2± 0.5% max± 0.2%
Water AbsorptionISO 10545-3≤ 0.5 %Natural: 0.03% - 0.06%
   Polished: 0.05% - 0.08%
Deep abrasion resistanceISO 10545-6≤ 175 mm³140 mm³
Coefficient of linear thermal expansionISO 10545-8≤ 9x10-6 °C-16.5x10-6 °C-1
Resistance to thermal shocksISO 10545-9Testing method availableResistant
Frost resistanceISO 10545-12Must not produce noticeable alteration to surface Conforms
Chemical resistanceISO 10545-13Testing method availableOn Request
Stain resistanceISO 10545-14Testing method availableResistant to stain
Colour resistance to lightDIN 51094Must not produce noticeable colour variationConforms

Gem Stone is ECOLABEL and LEED® certified.

Download PDF Catalogue

You can download the Gem Stone PDF catalogue here. You can call us on 020 8731 6787 or email for more information about our Italian porcelain tiles.

Ordering tile samples

To order Ice Opal – Polished tile samples please click this order button:

To review your items or to complete your order simply click on the white  tile icon in the top right-hand corner on any page of our website. You will then have the opportunity to review, edit or complete your order. You can also complete your order by clicking on the button below.

Tile samples are provided in 10 x 20 cm format.

Environmentally Certified

All our porcelain surfaces are manufactured using sustainable processes that minimise the impact on the environment, conserving both energy & natural resources.

All products are produced without the use of any harmful or radioactive materials, are free from pollutant emissions and will not effect air quality. All packing material is produced with recycled material. Wherever possible, heat generated as a by-product of the manufacturing process is used for electricity generation, making factories energy self sufficient. All waste material that is associated with the supply of the tile surface is fully recyclable.

All products are manufactured using materials from renewable sources. They have a reduced environmental impact throughout their lifespan and no toxic, harmful or polluting substances are used for their composition and production. The materials do not release toxic, harmful or polluting substances

Gem Stone meets the highest standards of quality and environmental regulations and conforms to the following certifications:


LEED<sup>®</sup> certified

LEED® (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) is the world's most widely used green building rating system by the U.S. Green Building Council. LEED® certification provides independent, third party verification that a building project meets the highest green building and performance measure. All certified projects receive a LEED® plaque, which is nationally recognized symbol demonstrating that a building us environmentally responsible, profitable and a healthy place to live and work.

The LEED® program encourages the adoption of sustainable green building and development practices and promotes a whole-building approach to sustainability by recognizing performance in five key areas of human and environmental health: sustainable site development, water savings, energy efficiency, materials selection and indoor environmental quality.

All porcelain tiles within our collection comply with LEED® certification and are suitable for the LEED® approval process.

EU Ecolabel

ECOLABEL certified

The EU Ecolabel helps you identify products and services that have a reduced environmental impact throughout their life cycle, from the extraction of raw material through to production, use and disposal. Recognised throughout Europe, EU Ecolabel is a voluntary label promoting environmental excellence which can be trusted.

The EU Ecolabel is awarded according to ecological criteria agreed on by experts, industry, consumer organisations and environmental NGOs and verified by independent third parties.


NSF certified

NSF® has facilitated the development of more than 75 standards and protocols for sanitary food equipment, and has certified thousands of products as safe to use in restaurant and commercial kitchen settings. NSF® food equipment standards include requirements for material safety, design, construction and product performance. The products conform to the requirements of NSF/ANSI Standard 51 – Food Equipment Materials. NSF/ANSI 51 establishes minimum public health and sanitation requirements for materials and finishes used in the manufacture of commercial foodservice equipment.


GREENGUARD certified

GREENGUARD Certification ensures that a product meets stringent standards for minimal emissions of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) into indoor air. This program provides assurance that products designed for indoor use adhere to strict chemical emissions limits, fostering the creation of healthier interiors. Manufacturers with GREENGUARD Certification gain credibility for their sustainability claims, supported by empirical technical data from an unbiased third-party organisation. The GREENGUARD Certification Program instills confidence by ensuring that indoor products meet strict chemical emissions limits, contributing to the creation of healthier interior spaces. This empowers manufacturers to produce and customers to identify products with low chemical emissions, thereby supporting air quality and environmental well-being.

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