The Italian Recipe for Beauty
Each piece begins with the bisque-red or white earth mixed
with water, poured into a mold and fired. Recently, a stronger
bisque was developed, making our ceramic even more durable.
rely on expert painters, whose touch and tools are as pure as those whose
domain is canvas. The painting style of each Italian factory reflects its
region. Generally, in the north of Italy, you'll find a tendency for
delicate floral décor and a soft palette. Moving south brings styles more
rustic and vibrant.
Many of our pieces are Majolica, which means the bisque is colored
with glaze-creating shine, consistency and more bursting colors. The
other type of color finish, crystalline, looks more transparent. Glaze
has brighter shades and fuller coverage-the specialty of Mediterranean