Handmade Mexican tiles, what does it mean?

Our Mexican tiles are handmade and hand painted in the state of Guanajuato which is a central region of Mexico famous for its craft in many areas including the traditional production of tiles. The authentic handmade Mexican tiles are called often Talavera tiles and have a long tradition dating back to the 16th century when Mexico was under the colonial rule of the Spanish Empire. While colonizing Mexico, the Spaniards shared their knowledge of pottery and tile making with the indigenous population. This craft got so popular that the tradition has been kept alive, using remarkably similar techniques to this day, developing outstanding and unparalleled designs influenced by Spanish know-how and Mexican innovative art. Handmade Mexican tiles are not only hand painted ceramics but also their shape is cut by specialized craftsmen. It can make the tiles to vary slightly in sizes. If you are an admirer of rustic style that embraces the authenticity and imperfection, in a sense of being the opposite of massive production, you will love our products! Tiles from Mexico are not flat either, what only adds more rustic character to them. The choppy texture gives them this truthfulness that transports us to other worlds, once that everything was done by artisans and all decorating elements were true pieces of art.

Mexican Tiles

Our Mexican tiles are handmade and hand painted in the state of Guanajuato which is a central region of Mexico famous for its craft in many areas including the traditional production of tiles. The authentic handmade Mexican tiles are called often Talavera tiles and have a long tradition dating back to the 16th century when Mexico was under the colonial rule of the Spanish Empire. While colonizing Mexico, the Spaniards shared their knowledge of pottery and tile making with the indigenous population. This craft got so popular that the tradition has been kept alive, using remarkably similar techniques to this day, developing outstanding and unparalleled designs influenced by Spanish know-how and Mexican innovative art. Handmade Mexican tiles are not only hand painted ceramics but also their shape is cut by specialized craftsmen. It can make the tiles to vary slightly in sizes. If you are an admirer of rustic style…

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