Encaustic tiles typically featuring geometric designs: Using ancient clay-in-clay techniques, their patterns are born from the use of contrasting clay colours and not glaze.
These hard wearing tiles are suitable for floors or walls and are available in terracotta and white smooth clay or buff and chocolate textured clay. Hand pressed designs with countless permutations. Usually glazed with clear shiny glaze, which creates a tough and easy to clean surface.
Hand cut glazed tiles touched by nature: Textured surfaces impressed with leaves, flowers and seeds. Glassy crackle glazes used to accent form and metal oxides to define detail.
Made as individual tiles or in panels with plants ‘growing’ across several tiles. A huge variety of beautiful plants to choose from.
Ideal for creating a feature splash-back panel, for use behind a cooker or bathroom sink. Also as colour and pattern details amongst floor tiles.
Leaf bowls; decorated with metal oxides and coloured glazes.
Square and rectangular bowls and platters in various sizes. Impressed with real leaves and seeds.
Dishes for decoration and for keeping jewelery or small items in. Also dishes which are suitable for food use.
One of a kind ceramic wall pieces: Created using seasonal plants from the hillside surrounding the Beloved Earth Ceramics studio. Leaves, flowers, stems and seeds are captured in clay.
These wall art pieces featuring plant forms, are decorated with metal oxides and coloured glazes. They are each fitted with a hook on the reverse for easy hanging.
Available for sale at several local (Eastern Algarve) shops, including Casas Das Portas in Tavira and directly from my studio.