Ceramic Swallow from Caldas da Rainha - Black
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This black ceramic swallow was created in the Caldas da Rainha tradition made legendary by its famous inventor Bordallo Pinheiro.
It is made in a small ceramic workshop in Caldas da Rainha and boasts a remarkable finish: the ceramic is smooth and without surface defects, the edges are prominent, the colors even and the finish very shiny.
Available in various colors and sizes, it is designed with a ventral hole, enabling it to be wall-mounted or laid flat on a piece of furniture
Why I love it
- The most traditional swallows.
- Very fine quality craftsmanship.
- Vibrant color
More informations ?
This swallow comes from a small workshop located between Caldas da Rainha and Obidos in the centre-west of Portugal, in the province of Estremadura.
The moulds used there have been handed down from generation to generation and the owner of the workshop now uses his grandfather's moulds. All parts are made entirely by hand
How to use ceramic swallows in decoration ?
The swallow (Andorinha) is today an icon of national folklore and an object present in all Portuguese homes. It is used both outdoors on a façade and indoors on a wall.Do not hesitate to read our blog article "How to use swallows in decoration" with all the techniques and tricks to fix them to the wall.