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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, [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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Cotto Nobile

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

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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, [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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Granite

The word granite comes from the Latin granum, a grain, in reference to the coarse-grained structure of such a crystalline rock. Granite is a common widely occurring type of intrusive, felsic, igneous rock which is granular and crystalline in texture. This rock consists mainly of quartz, mica, and feldspar. Occasionally some individual crystals (phenocrysts) are [...]

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Onyx

Onyx comes through Latin (of the same spelling), from the Greek, meaning “claw” or “fingernail”. With its flesh tone color, onyx can be said to resemble a fingernail. It is by all meanings a very valuable processed material due to its particular formation which donates to each slab from the same stone very different colored [...]

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Sandstone

Sandstone known also as arenite is a clastic sedimentary rock composed mainly of sand-sized minerals or rock grains. Most of the sandstones are composed of quartz and/or feldspar (a rock that does not contain minerals with important elements including metals) like sand. The sandstones may be any color, but the most common colors are tan, [...]

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Limestone

Limestone is a sedimentary rock composed largely of the minerals calcite and aragonite, which are different crystal forms of calcium carbonate (CaCO3). Many limestones are composed from skeletal fragments of marine organisms such as coral or foraminifera. Limestone contains often variable amounts of silica which is oxide of silicon known by is chemical formula as [...]

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Travertine

Travertine is a form of limestone deposited by mineral springs, especially hot springs. Travertine often has a fibrous or concentric appearance and exists in white, tan, and cream-colored varieties. It is formed by a process of rapid precipitation of calcium carbonate, often at the mouth of a hot spring or in a limestone cave. In [...]

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Marble

The word “marble” derives from the Greek  from mármaros, “crystalline rock”, “shining stone”, or perhaps from the verb marmaírō, “to flash, sparkle, gleam”. Marble is a rock resulting from metamorphism of sedimentary carbonate rocks, most commonly limestone or dolomite rock. Metamorphic is derived from the Greek word “meta” denoting a change and “morph” meaning form [...]

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