Deep cobalt blue and golden sand; the colors of nature, and the hues found in our authentic Talavera pottery collection from Santa Rosa Majolica. Colors as bold and vivid as the tints found in this collection bringth warmth and focus to cool, contemporary homes, and rustic charm to the most vibrant design theme.
Gorgeous gold and deep, deep, cobalt blue, the intensity of color and vibrancy of design in the Azul collection of Mayolica (or Majolica, as it is often known as) is spell-binding. Hand-painted and fired with a lustrous glaze, this collection is durable, practical, and stunningly gorgeous.
What we've found as we've searched for amazing tableware and pottery, is that color is the key to understanding craftsmanship. Our artisan studios have multiple generations of experience in hand-mixing the glazes and paints which produce this lustrous, intensely-colored finish. Not only that, our artisans hand-source the minerals for these paints, and painstakingly grind and blend the raw materials to make their own,custom paint.
While the colors of classic Talavera may be universal, each studio has their own, closely-held recipes for their special paints and glazes. Like a person or grain of sand on the beach, no two are alike.
We hope you join us in appreciating the deep artistry and commitment these artisans exhibit in their work.
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“One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well.” – Virginia Woolf.
While there is no end to the personality of a well-heeled table, there is something to be said for the elegant simplicity of the under-stated table.
New Year Reflections: Loved Ones Around the Table
Take this day, this month and the new year to reflect with gratitude on the blessings small and large which have come your way. For so many that are in loss, may peace be upon you as you move forward with memories and love. Some of our loved ones get to be around our table this year, and some reside in our hearts.
Fall is approaching. There's a tinge in the morning air and the leaves will be arrayed in vibrant color soon. All of this seasonal change calls for delicious comfort food and equally delectable artisan handcrafted dinnerware.