Pool Plaster Colors


Although the dominating feature of a pool is the water, the tile, fixtures and plaster all contribute to the beauty of the pool experience. The natural color of plaster is an eggshell off-white; however, this color can be enhanced or replaced using a number of pigments that can both color the plaster and shade the water itself.

Blue Quartz

  • A lighter shade of blue, blue quartz is a combination of white and blue spots. This color creates a blue, diffused look along the surface of the water but reflects enough light to keep water cold even in the warmest days.


  • Useful especially for heated pools, onyx plaster pigment spread along the bottom and sides of your pool absorbs light and heat. The color provides a contemporary look to a pool but darkens the water.

Mojave Beige

  • With a look reminiscent of beach sand, Mojave beige creates a natural and organic appearance in the pool. This color suits especially natural surroundings in a pool as well as tiki and bamboo fixtures and accents.

Marlin Blue

  • Marlin blue is darker than blue quartz by a few shades and displays a much richer color without losing the shine necessary to make the water sparkle. The richer shade requires more pigment and can be more expensive than others.


  • Verde is a deep and solid blue shade that does not include white. The result is less reflection and sparkle on the water's surface but a constant blue translucence. This color absorbs heat from light and is better for heated pools than lighter colors.

Oyster Quartz

  • Almost white, oyster quartz contains just a hint of blue speckles in a backdrop of white. The result is a very light water color that reflects a great deal of heat. The blue speckles play off the surface, lending a cool blue tinge to the water.

Super Blue

  • Super blue resembles the color of a cool mint. This blue and white mixture leans heavily on blue, creating a darker pool of water that still maintains a highly reflective surface that puts a sparkle on the water. This super blue is suitable for both heated and non-heated pools and is easily illuminated by pool lights in the evening.

Cool Blue

  • Lighter than super blue but not as light as oyster quartz, cool blue is a 50:50 mixture of blue and white speckles providing an even color for the pool that both reflects the sun and makes the water blue.

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