Big Talavera Ceramic Building Number Zero > 281315-200
Weight: 4.15 pounds
Our price: $45.00
The background on this Talavera ceramic tile is mostly white with some beautiful and colorful flowers surrounding the number. This tile is compressed and fired to high temperatures to get a very solid and consistent piece of ceramic. Each number is 4 lbs 2 oz in weight, considering its size that is very dense. The number itself is handpainted in dark blue.
Mexican Talavera ceramic is the result of a mixture of cultures over the time. The Spaniards were influenced by Arabic pottery, they brought it to Mexico and the mixture of cultures gave as result these beatiful art in ceramic. This ceramic tile is just an example of the exquisite beauty the Mexican craftsmen put on each item they create. It is handpainted, this means that no two tile building numbers are exactly alike! There might be small differences in size, weight and even the decorations.
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