Avente Tile Blog — History Of Majolica
A Brief History of Hand-Painted Majolica Tile
Posted by William Buyok on
We're thrilled to have a guest post today written by Susan Mussi, author of Ceramic Dictionary from Barcelona, Spain. If you're lucky, you may even find her hand-decorating tiles using the Majolica Method in her tile studio/shop, BenSu Ceramics. Pottery has always been popular in Spain, as evident with existence of earthenware pottery for thousands of years. During the years the Arabs were in Spain, they brought with them the Majolica method of decorating pottery, as well as to create beautiful tile and ceramics. Today's post provides a brief history of Majolica, a method of hand-painting or glazing ceramic tile. ...
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