Tuesday, May 5, 2009

Dandy Chande Tuesday ~ Happy Cinco de Mayo!

Happy Cinco de Mayo! In celebration, we found a beautiful Hanging Talavera Light Fixture. Mexican Talavera items are handmade and handpainted by Mexico's talented potters. Explore the website, they have more beautiful Talavera pottery items here - plates, serving trays, tiles.

Talavera pottery was first introduced to Mexico in the 15th century by Spanish settlers and the craft was mastered in the village of Talavera de la Reina. Today, this earthenware ceramic pottery is produced in many regions of Mexico utilizing the techniques, skills and cultural influences attained over the centuries.