Tile Ceramic White Mug is a beautiful piece printed with beautiful images. Flowers and birds from traditional Portuguese tiles will conquer your heart!
White, blue and yellow tiles are most popular in Portugal. The theme nature, flowers and animals, is traditionally used in kitchens, covering the walls top to bottom or a decorating bar. It will be hard to choose your favorite.
The designs on the Tile Ceramic White Mug are: carnation, yellow flower, bustard, little bird singing, black-bird and duck. Other animals like rabbits and roosters, country and city life characters and boats are communally found on this tiles.
About Portuguese Tiles
The Portuguese started using tiles on the 15th century. Tiles were brought to the Iberian Peninsula by the Moorish.
Azulejo is the Portuguese word for tile originating from the Arabic word az-zulayj. In Portugal tiles are used to cover interior and outdoor walls. While decorating tiles protect from humidity, hot and cold temperatures.
Tiles in Lisbon
In Lisbon many quarters have its buildings tiled with different patters and colors, views, and scenes that tell stories. You find ancient and modern tiles throughout the city public buildings. Take a look at a BBC article about Lisbon Tiles.
If you come to Lisbon go visit the Tile Museum, get a glimpse of it on trip adviser.
About Ceramic Mug
The Tile Ceramic White Mug is versatile, use it at home or at the office, take it everywhere. Despite the fact that ceramic is not recyclable as an inert substance it is not harmful to the environment.