Il Ferrone

Il Ferrone was born in 1971, with the target of manufacturing valuable cotto floor coverings and from Impruneta as said in Italian "Cotto Pregiato Imprunetino", using modern technologies to update the production process of this traditional Tuscan artifact. Since 2004 Il Ferrone enters Vivaterra Srl, the new reference group for Cotto Impruentino at international level.

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Spoleto

Spoleto tiles are a tribute to this ancient city and its colors, in the province of Perugia in Tuscany, old Latin colony which had become part of the Roman colony in old days. The charm of the tradition of the manual workmanship and the necessity to give answer to the demands of facility of laying, [...]

Corte antica

The charm of the tradition of the manual workmanship and the necessity to give answer to the demands of facility of laying, while marinating unchanged qualities of solidity, beauty and duration through the warm tonality and the great strength of its clay. The wide range of shapes and sizes makes it possible to use this [...]

Plank 20×100 sandblasted

Plank is making part of the new generation tiles, looking to provide a new image for projects which ask for large rectangular size. The proportions of this format which are five to one between the length and the width make any pavement used with Plank to give image of length to the pavement and to [...]

Floor centers

State of art exclusive centerpieces for floors, each one worked as in old days, employing original shapes and particular colorings to tell its own story. The floor centers are used as in old days to create a very particular and personal print in architectural design. Manufactured with the traditional Impruneta “Florentine red” color is a [...]

Castelvecchio

The traditional “Florentine red” hand-made tile undergoes a semi-polishing process at the factory to create floors with a “worn” look. The result is an alternation of brilliant and matt surfaces which, along with subtle shading effects, lends to the architecture design elegance and mood of the splendor of yesteryears. These tiles are considered state of [...]

Traditional hand-made

Old Florentine traditional Hand-made tiles produced by skilled personal using wet clay mixture worked by hand in mold forms. Each tile is formed personally feeling the touch and the person pressing of hands. These tiles are considered state of art products, as the time required for this production piece by piece takes time and can [...]

Cotto Aliseo

Extruded paving tiles velvety to touch, in a pale and bright Cotto, with color shades. These tiles are frost resistant, abrasion resistant, UV resistant and pH resistant. According to usage the maintenance is specified to preserve this unique material from being damaged. Due to its technical properties it can be used fro internal paving and [...]

Cotto Brolio

Extruded paving tiles given birth from Cotto Nobile range. Semi polished surface, shaded, aged by time, worthy of the castle of its namesake Form & Sizes

Cotto Nobile

Extruded paving tiles preserving the natural imperfections and shading typical of handcrafted products. Form & Sizes

Cotto Novo

This rustic Florentine cotto paving tiles manufactured with the traditional Impruneta red color is the pioneer material of the factory pretreated tiles, washed, waxed and ready to use after a light acid washing and a last hand This manufactured material besides being frost resistant, abrasion resistant, UV resistant and pH resistant does not require ant [...]

Majolica surface

The first of all the protected Cotto tiles, Majolica comes in the deep, warm slightly shaded of the Florentine tradition. Its distinct character is reflected by a strength demonstrated by many years of heavy-duty service in attractive ambient subject to a considerable amount of pedestrian traffic. This manufactured materials besides being frost resistant, abrasion resistant, [...]

Luce surface

A ceramic slip applied into the body clay before firing at 1000 °C renders the finished tiles ware become completely waterproof and resistant to stains of any kind. The tile produced in this way is ready for laying at any given moment. The tiles are unaffected by damp, and are free of efflorescence and requires [...]

Polished surface

Due to the hardness and compactness of Cotto Imprunetino – Cotto Il Ferrone, the tiles can go through polishing process which enhances the natural elegance of the “Florentine red” color of the living material and recalls this proposed flooring to its traditional importance in the Florentine architecture. The honed polished surface donate to the Terracotta [...]

Rustic surface

A distinctive, uniform “Florentine red” color rusticated tiles surface achieved by dry-brushing the surface of the tiles before firing are the main features of Traditional Rustic Cotto (terracotta). The rustic surface constitutes the most classic type of Florentine products, which enhances the full inner structure, the living material of cotto, and guarantees the evenness of [...]

Sestino brick & Tozzetto brick

Sestino and Tozzetto are small bricks destined mainly for paving roads and town squares. The paving in the historical centers of cities such as Assisi, Spoleto, Montepulciano and Certaldo, to mention the most famous ones, are in Cotto Il Ferrone, a material which blends perfectly with the attractive shades of the original colors Exceptional quality [...]

Pienza

The charm of the warm Ocher polished tonality made as by the tradition of the manual workmanship marinating unchanged qualities of solidity, beauty and duration through and the great strength of its clay. The shapes and sizes make it possible to use this particular Cotto in many environments where elegance and bright colors are requested [...]

Recupero

Made of Impruneta “Florentine red” clay with veins prone to tobacco color donates to this tile the charm of the tradition of the manual workmanship and the necessity to give answer to the demands of facility of laying, while marinating unchanged qualities of solidity, beauty and duration. The range of shapes and sizes makes it [...]

Terre Chiare

The charm of the tradition of the manual workmanship and the necessity to give answer to the demands of facility of laying, while marinating unchanged qualities of solidity, beauty and duration through the warm Pinkish tonality and the great strength of its clay. The wide range of shapes and sizes makes it possible to use [...]