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Terracotta Soldiers and Terracotta Tiles

Posted by on Apr 1, 2010 in Floor, home, How to and Syle, Miami Terrazzo Restoration, Terra cotta tiles, terrazzo | Comments Off

Terracotta Soldiers and Terracotta Tiles

Continueing on my Orient adventure. Today I visited the Great Wall of China . 325.0 miles long.  It took 300 years to build, and tomorrow on to where a farmer, no in his eighties, found and wonder full treasure for his home land to preseve and keeps as a natural tressure.  Arriving I couldn’t wait to see what I have only see, Like many of you on the National Goo graphic pecial ro on the Discovery, or even as part of a movie that displays these terracotta soldiers as a big part of the movie As I walked up I understand about the duribilty of thes “fired Earth” which is which...

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Mexican Tile, A Proud Tradition in Hand Made Clay Tiles

Posted by on Feb 4, 2010 in home, How to and Syle | Comments Off

Mexican Tile is used widely here in South Florida. There are many styles of Mexican tile. And while doing some research on these beautiful tile that the Colonial Floor and Stone Care has cleaned and polished, I found that they have a long and varied history. Mexican tile, would lead you to believe that all the tile were made in Mexico, how ever Talavera Tile dates back to 15th century Spain. When the Italians introduced the artisan work of the Arabic, Italian, and Asian designed tile during the 15thcentury to Spain. Using all the knowledge from those styles of clay tiles, Talavera ceramic...

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