These leathery chocolate brown, un-glazed, ceramic tiles are made by mixing red clay and manganese oxide. They are made by hand and are equally at home in a modern or traditional interior setting.
They can be left in their natural state or sealed and waxed (as shown).
From De Ferranti's Tierra Negra Ceramics Collection
More about Tierra Negra:
Inspired by Tierra Negra pottery, De Ferranti have, against all odds, created a truly unique tile collection
Completely handmade with nothing more than clay, our Tierra Negra ceramic tile collection is truly unique. Traditionally used to fashion cookware, De Ferranti has used its properties to create the 'un-creatable'.
Origins of this type of pottery can be traced back at least 700 years to vases and pitchers found in archaeological sites. Very much a cottage industry, mostly run by the women in a handfull of small villages, each piece is moulded into shape by hand then scribed with primitive tools.
The rich, warm, irridescent, black satin finish is a subtle yet desirable statement in any interior.
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