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A visit to Talavera Uriarte Ceramic Workshop

By Maison Numen

The Talavera technique is practiced by only a handful of certified ceramic workshops in Puebla, Mexico.


Talavera Uriarte ceramic workshop produces according to a tradition that traces its heritage through Medieval Spain and the Moorish Empire; also Italian Renaissance art; Middle Eastern Caliphates and Ming Dynasty porcelains.


Talavera Uriarte has been producing ceramic pieces, nonstop, since 1824. Certainly, Puebla’s rich heritage stays alive thanks to people like Michael Paulhus and Sandra Rodriguez.


Studio David Pompa makes their charming Oceano Lamps in this ceramic workshop, creating a unique piece that mixes the best from his Mexican roots with his European ideas.

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