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Handmade ceramic tiles with Metal glazes and mixtures of textured surfaces

This recent patchwork of metal glazes tiles was commissioned by the design firm Barnard & Speziale in Burlingon Ontario. The tiles are a mixture of different metal glazes with a small touch of  nutmeg glazes tiles . The sizes vary with a mixture of textures. The combination of tiles create a rich patchwork of textures and [...]

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Textured Tiles for a beekeepers kitchen

The above tile is the first in many stages of the finished tile below. It is amazing to see how different the beginning process in the making of a tile is from the finished pieces. Below is a commissioned tile project for a bee keepers kitchen...if you look closely in the bottom left you will [...]

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Emerald Green Tiles

These beautiful emerald green subway tiles were made for an Italian restaurant. The handmade, hand brushed glaze make each piece different adding a richness that machine tile made can't produce. It is always a pleasure to work with clients who appreciate the richness of handmade work, it makes all the work worth while.

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Simplicity & Sophistication of White Tiles

White is known as the colour of purity and natural beauty. Using white when designing or decorating you can combine it with almost any other colour After much trial and error I have developed a selection of whites glazes , from matt to shiny finishes. Black Rock's showroom/studio has tiles that run the gamet from [...]

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