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Mexican Tiles with Vintage style

Mexican Tiles with Vintage style

If you wish to add a splash of color into your décor, there are some easy and economic options such as wallpapers, special paints for furniture, or wall paints with unique hues. However, only tiles can provide an alluring and artistic effect combined with a long-term guarantee of protecting the surface. Wallpaper or paint can easily get wet and ruined. It is also more complicated to get rid of stains on a painted wall. For all that reason, our decorative Talavera Tiles are the most effective material to cover walls, counters, floors, or stair risers. In the case you want additionally to create an old-world ambience, Mexican tiles with a vintage style will help you achieve that in an instant.

Mexican ceramic tiles hand painted in vintage style


Why can our Mexican Talavera tiles boost a vintage style better than any other ceramic or cement tiles? In the modern market, it is possible to produce replicas that imitate to perfection things from past ages. However, with a closer look, the clients will be able to see a modern execution with unfortunately lower standards and unimpressive quality. However, our handmade ceramic tiles that including high relief tiles, kitchen tile murals, and many other types, are all made according to the traditional techniques brought to Mexico around the XVI century. With origins in Puebla, Mexican Talavera tile production is a craft undertaken by skilled artisans and pottery craftsmen. The name of this type of tiles comes from the Spanish production of Majorca- glazed tiles in the Southern city, Talavera de la Reina. Nowadays Mexican tiles with vintage style are a synonym of handmade, high-quality Mexican tiles because only in this country this tradition has remained alive. To obtain a unique glaze of our decorative, ceramic tiles we use various types of native clay that are indigenous to Mexico. Each piece goes through an initial firing and then is hand-dipped into a glaze which forms the milky-white background of every design. Designs are then dusted onto the pieces using a stencil and charcoal powder. Finally, each piece is hand-painted and fired for a second time at a higher temperature. This is how you can distinguish authentic craft from mass production and achieve an antique-looking effect.

Initially, only cobalt blue was used as a pigment. Therefore, if you visit antique minors and haciendas, you will find them decorated with a blue cobalt tile on a whitewashed background. The cobalt blue was the most expensive pigment making it a status symbol of prestige. With time, Mexican artisans had introduced other colors and patterns that are important for their culture from the per-Hispanic to their Spanish heritage. In the most classic option, there are only six permitted colors: blue, yellow, black, green, orange, and brown, and these colors are made from natural pigments. However, because we want to fulfill all our client’s requests, we can manufacture a customized project upon individual order. Finally, our customer enjoys a broad range of patterns to be able to decorate their kitchen walls, hacienda-style bathrooms, or custom kitchen backsplash.

Blue and White Talavera Tiles

Blue and White Talavera Tiles

If you desire to bring the Colonial or Mediterranean style to your home, consider adding classic elements of Mexican architecture and interior designing such as bold colors, ethnic textiles and of course, handcrafted Mexican tiles. If you want to lean towards a more classic Southern design, consider adding blue and white Talavera tiles that bring both, rustic charm and exotic elegance. Our Mexican Talavera tiles offer infinitive ways of application in use in the decoration of the interiors and exteriors of any style of home. The broad range of our ceramic products will make your next renovation project an experience that you will want to repeat. With the most classic of them all, blue and white Talavera tiles, your home transforms into a Southern-induced sanctuary.

blue and white talavera tiles

Ceramic, wall tiles, kitchen tile murals and high relief tiles, all offer numerous and creative solutions to decorate walls, counters, floors and even tabletops. In the case of blue and white Talavera tiles, the homeowners might find them suitable when a dash of color is needed in bathrooms, kitchens, dining rooms and patios. In the beginning, the majority of Mexican, decorative tiles were created by using cobalt blue and white. Why? It actually was a symbol of social position. Everyone knew that the blue pigment was the most expensive and most difficult to find on the market. For others to know your status, the exterior facades of rich families' residencies were decorated with those tiles. Until now, the tourist can enjoy beautiful Colonial architecture embellished by Mexican blue and white tiles all around Mexico. With time, new hues were added to the traditional technique of Talavera tiles. As a consequence, our collection of varicolored, ceramic Mexican tiles include patterns in yellow, green, terracotta, brown, purple and of course cobalt blue and white. Combining those vibrant colors in complex and stunning designs is what makes our Talavera ceramic sinks and tiles unique and priceless. From copper range hoods, iron chandeliers to multicolored Talavera tiles, all of our unique items are done in a traditional, artisan way. Our experienced artisans create incredible Talavera tile designs by conveying their way of seeing the world, art and their beautiful country. Being able to own such unique tiles with their “imperfections” of being done manually, gives additional value to our decorative tile murals and tiles.

Blue and white tiles can also help you enhance the coastal feel in your beach house. There are many tile designs that look modern and quite versatile and that can be used in modern ambiences. Additionally, the latest trend is to combine new with old in a coherent eclectic décor and once again, our classic blue and white handmade Talavera tiles come in handy.