Handmade Tiles

Wood and tile, that is!  Especially tile that is glazed it our most popular glaze, Autumn.  Here are some examples of tiles inlaid in natural woodwork in a variety of settings.  First up, a lovely hearth. The homeowner incorporated five of my 4"x4" art tiles into his hand built fireplace surround. In this corner:  "Hemlock" And In this corner:  "White Pine" In the center:  "Dragonfly,"  "Tree of Life,"  "Turtle" In the same home, there is an amazing handcrafted doorway that also makes use of my 4"x4" art tiles in the Autumn Glaze: In this picture:   "Wildflower"  All of the above...

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Hand made art tile are excellent because they make a home personalized. Reason #2 of 101 reasons art tile are great.Here is a swell article found in a local Patch.com for Monrovia.The article shows some excellent pictures of historical Batchelder tiles which are very beautiful as they have the appearance of stone or perhaps something out of the Lord of the Rings. Notice in the pictures the subtle earth tone glazes. This is surely the tile of Rivendell. Yes, we here at Emu Tile like the Hobbit and Lord of the Rings.Fantastic!The full handmade tile article on Patch.com. Handmade Tiles...

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Q. How long do handmade tiles last? A. A very long time. Tiles are forever, almost. Fired clay can last a very long time and tend to do so which is why archeologists are always digging up ceramic pottery. Under the right conditions ceramic tile or any other type of ceramic can last thousands of years, this is especially true of stoneware and porcelain. Not many other man-made materials will last as long without changing in some way. Strength of tile increases when this tiles are thick, like for instance Emu Tile's handmade tile. Some of our tile are very...

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So the whole idea of my blog will be reasons, many reasons, that handmade ceramic art tile are great. In the upcoming months, and years, I will be posting quick tidbits of information about handmade tile and start conversations about tile that is hand-made using the traditional methods. Today this is the first post so I will leave readers with the thought that more is on the way so subscribe to this RSS feed! Thank you! -Emu Art Tile

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This past weekend was a working weekend here at Emu Tile.  DRU and I took the whole studio apart, then deep cleaned and rearranged it.  It was not the most fun we have ever had on a weekend, but it was so worth it.  It is like I have a new studio!  The new arrangement makes my work flow better.  And cleaner = safer in a ceramics studio.  We do have a industrial air cleaner to reduce our exposure to silica dust, but cleaning is still important.   I am very lucky to have a husband who cares enough to spend...

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It never fails to brighten my day when a customer takes the time to send me pictures of Emu Art Tiles in installed in their home.  Seeing all of the different ways in which people display and interact with my work reminds me that the world is full of possibilities, and gives me a feeling of connectedness.   An art tile installation is a collaboration between the person who makes the tiles, the person who decides where and how to display them,  and the person who actually installs them.  Since each of these steps is equally important, it is tremendously...

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