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.
The full handmade tile article on Patch.com.