fornace brioni tavella cotto variegato Ø9 rectangle 8"x16"x5/8" sample

fornace brioni tavella cotto variegato Ø9 rectangle 8"x16"x5/8" sample

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variegated cotto was one of the most popular materials in italy during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries and was used for flooring in many churches and historic mansions. this unusual marbled surface is obtained by expert hand-crafting techniques where clays with different compositions are mixed to create a pattern of layers that are unique to each mix. once fired, the marbling of clays intensifies revealing their chromatic diversity.

from the fornace brioni 'formati tradizionali' line of cotto, cotto variegato Ø9 is a marbled mix of fornace brioni's grey cotto Ø1 and cotto bianco clay bodies.

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variegated cotto was one of the most popular materials in italy during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries and was used for flooring in many churches and historic mansions. this unusual marbled surface is obtained by expert hand-crafting techniques where clays with different compositions are mixed to create a pattern of layers that are unique to each mix. once fired, the marbling of clays intensifies revealing their chromatic diversity.

from the fornace brioni 'formati tradizionali' line of cotto, cotto variegato Ø9 is a marbled mix of fornace brioni's grey cotto Ø1 and cotto bianco clay bodies.