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By Any Design Ltd.
The second tile to the right might be because of an over tightened trim and the first picture is hard to say. That tile was cut in half and may have been stressed during the cut. Settling cracks normally show in a line so if these cracks are in separate places it might be just a weak glass.

Do you have any extra tile?

Glass gets hot when it's cut and drilled. It needs to be kept cool.

Also the cracks could have been the result of to much deflection in the shower wall. Perhaps someone pressed hard against the tile or banged it.

Do you know how the walls where prepared prior to tiling? Any waterproofing products used?
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Sine Verba Mosaics
My favorite contractor to work for has us on site during the rough-in of a house to discuss tile layouts, fixture depths, valve locations, framing, blocking, shampoo niches, co-plainer finishes, reveals and much more. When all the trades come together cohesively the results can be outstanding! In the master bath in the pictures the design required full layouts at the floor, ceiling, windows, Shampoo niche and recessed T.V. it also required the tile to co- plane with teak paneling, sheetrock and trim. Last but not least the soaking tub that the house was essentially built around required a 1/4'' shadow line. It would be impossible without careful coordination by all the trades involved. A little extra planning and communication up front can really guarantee success. We find that if a contractor hires us to late for this we spend much of our time compromising details to adjust to ill placed obstacles. This article brings up a great mindset for planning any project!

Mcpont- There are many things that can cause a tile to break like it has. Like John mentioned, over-tightening seems a likely culprit for the one tile. It looks like it is a glass tile of sorts and depending on the manufacture specs. it may require an anti fracture membrane as well as a highly modified thin set.
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Some great looking shots there Sine Verba Mosaics!
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