Granada

Granada pottery works today is inherited techniques, models and ornaments that have already acted in the city from the Muslim era. Include varieties such as the Andalusian, the luster, the dry rope or more properly called granadina or Fajalauza.

   

 

Granada pottery, also called Fajalauza because in the sixteenth century was made in the gateway to Granada so appointed, working with highly purified clays. The manual turning create artistic forms that lead to a first firing in a wood oven to then proceed to the enamel. On the white background is achieved with tin oxide, was the enamelled cobalt oxide for blue and green copper.

 

 

As the green and blue colors are now more representative of this pottery, and they are drawn often stylized lines enhance the silhouette of the pomegranate, also abounds birds and floral motifs.

Tiles, earthenware jars, bottles, jars and dishes, jars, are significant

pieces of pottery and traditional Granada.