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Italian Pottery Outlet Sales!

Ah, is there anything better than a sale? Getting a great deal on something you love makes you love it even more! We often get asked which of our four yearly sales is the best, [...]

Italian Portrait Plates – Hand Painted in Deruta

A familiar theme in Italian ceramics are the regal portrait platters that depict Italian nobles. Naturally, portraiture has been commonplace for centuries throughout many different cultures, but the remarkable skills necessary to produce these ultra-refined [...]

Microwave and Oven Safe Italian Ceramics – Finally!

If you're one of our longtime customers you know how long we've sought after microwave-safe Italian pottery that lives up to our exacting standards. We've phased collections in and out of rotation over the years, [...]

Antique Giare

Several years ago in a small town in the heel of Italy's boot, we happened upon a man selling giare from his truck. Having seen many of these beautiful urns over the years on the [...]

Il Palio – The Contrade of Italy

The Palio di Siena (known locally as Il Palio) is a horse race that's held twice a year, July and August, in Siena, Italy. Ten horses and their riders represent ten of the seventeen total contrade [...]

Della Robbia – A Florentine Icon

Luca della Robbia was an Italian sculptor from Florence, born in about 1400. Though he was a prominent stone sculptor for much of his life, he became well known for developing a technique to create [...]