You have discovered Portugal and its magnificent earthenware tiles: the Azulejos? Do you want to show them around you or do you just want to remember them? This gift box is made for you!
A magnificent replica of an authentic Portuguese Azulejo, entirely molded and painted by hand, reproducing the gestures of 18th century artisans, a truly exceptional object! A ceramic sardine also molded and painted by hand with motifs inspired by azulejos. The inevitable kitchen towel with azulejos motives in a very Portuguese quality.
This gift can be presented in a beautiful cardboard box that will make a very nice effect or in a nice paper bag.
Why I love it
- Exceptional objects far from what you can find in souvenir stores.
- A faithful evocation of the Portuguese azulejos.
Azulejo "Anjo Barocco" 14x14cm
Don't be mistaken, this Azulejo is not a simple slab of industrially printed earthenware that you find in souvenir stores. This object is a real clay tile, glazed on one of its faces, handcrafted according to the traditional manufacturing methods of the Portuguese Azulejos and entirely hand-painted reproducing the ancient gestures that made it possible to obtain all its shades of blue.
- Dimensions : 14 x 14 cm
- Weight : 350 g
- 1 face enamelled + 1 face covered with cork
Azulejos" ceramic sardine
Handcrafted ceramic sardine entirely made and painted by hand in the Memoria Lusa workshop near Alcobaça. This decorative object finds its place throughout the house and immediately reminds us of Portugal. It can be placed on a piece of furniture but also fixed to the wall thanks to its ventral hole.
- Length : 17,5 cm
- Width : 3,5 cm
"Azulejos" Kitchen towel
Pretty kitchen towel, 100% cotton, printed with typical Portuguese patterns in blue and white tones reminiscent of the famous azulejos. This tea towel benefits from the quality of the Portuguese textile, it is very thick, very absorbent and very resistant.
- Material : 100% coton
- Dimensions : 50x70cm
In addition to this gift box, a little culture with this book written by a Portuguese author and translated into French and English: more than 150 pages, of very good quality, on the Portuguese Azulejos and their relationship with the history of Portugal written by Susana Fonseca.
With this book, you will know everything about the famous azulejos of Portugal: their history, the manufacturing processes, the different variants... You will know where to find them and where to observe the most beautiful of them from museums to churches, train stations or subway stations: Book Azulejos and History.