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Escamas - Talavera tiles
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- Dimensions: 10,5 cm x 10,5 cm
- Original Talavera tiles from Mexico
- Quantity: 30 tiles in the box: 1 designs
- Scratch and abrasion resistant pattern
- Mineral, lead-free paints.
- Application: walls (sometimes used for floors).
- No duties, easy exchanges and returns!
- Due to the manual nature of the tiles, they may vary up to approx. 5 % of their basic dimensions.
- A crackle effect may appear on the tiles, which is completely natural, but the tiles must be carefully grouted.
- The Mexican tiles of one design can be combined with other sets and can be used to create their own patchwork, to make an ornament or to use them as decoration. They will be impressive in any arrangement.
- Low-cost and fast delivery within Europe.
- For deliveries outside Europe ask us for a shipping price.
We hope, we're almost sure, that our Talavera Tiles will bring smile to your face whenever you see them. You really can't get bored with those tiles, because you discover them, tile after tile, for a long time.
The 30 tiles set consist of 1 designs. Thanks to mineral paints, the Talavera Tiles are abrasion-resistant and even with deeper scratches the pattern is still visible because the colours are incorporated in the glazing. Each tile is first covered with an undercoat paint and then each colour is laid separately according to the design. After burning, the tiles obtain their final colours as well as high resistance.
Hand painted Talavera type tiles are made in a traditional technique in a place called Dolores Hidalgo in the region of Guanajuato in Mexico. The tiles of Talavera type also known as Majolica, or simply Azulejos from Spanish, are extremely popular not only in Mexico, but in the whole world, thanks to their unusual character, design and warm colours of the South. Painting the tiles by hand as well as the essence of the technique itself make individual colours differ in shade ( for instance yellow may have a tone of a light shade or come up to almost orange), the rims are not always of an ideal shape, thanks to which they acquire rustic character and originality. Each tile is unique.
|Size||10.5 x 10.5 cm|
|Tiles material||Ceramic tiles|