Azulejos

Almost five centuries-old, these beautifully painted, tin-glazed, ceramic tilework can be found scattered throughout Portugal and Spain. 

On a recent trip to Spain and Portugal, my sister and I were amazed by the level of detail in the azulejos, the stunning craftsmanship and intricacies of the wonderfully preserved mosaics that form such a significant part of Spanish and Portugese architecture and culture.

Used as street signs, chronicles of events in history and for ornamental purposes, these tiles are something that will forever cause me to reminisce on the many beauties of the Iberian Peninsula.

 

Disfrutar.

 

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Bisous.

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