Deerhound

A passionate little blog started by a deerhound dog in Scotland called Rogue ‘Brylach’ MacAllister and Passed to Rascal ‘Logan’ Dorrator Heath

Thursday, July 06, 2006

Deerhound Plates and Tiles



It’s always a cop out for all humans who keep a blog or webspace and just cut and paste other web page articles. But I’m a Deerhound as you will know if you’ve visited this blog before, and I just like to include all deerhound objects, arts, links and articles of interest for other deerhounds and there human companions or fans to enjoy.

So here are another 2 available objects for shoppers on the world wide web . . . infact the Tile comes available in a variety of mounts, as a clock, as a cheeseboard, placemat go here and check under Scottish Deerhound to find what is available - dog collectibles

Ceramic Tile by Florian - Scottish Deerhound
Florian Tile of Dorset, England, has been producing high quality hand-decorated ceramic wall tiles since the 1960's. They offer over 100 different dog breeds.
Florian is a family run business specializing in producing unusual and imaginative designs on tiles. The designs are produced by well known and local artists. These tiles are mainly wall tiles for kitchens and bathrooms and can also be made into gift items such as trivets, table mats, clocks, cheese boards, pictures, or they can be displayed individually on a stand.
The tiles are produced by first making a silk screen from the original artwork. The screen is then individually hand-screen-printed onto a bisque tile and hand-painted with under glaze ceramic colors. The tile is then glazed with a transparent glaze and fired at over 1000 degrees centigrade in a kiln. This traditional method produces a rich and subtle effect of color not possible with transfers.
These original artwork tiles are as functional as they are beautiful.

Danish Blue Plate - Scottish Deerhound

Scan-Lekven Design produces these Danish Blue Underglaze fine porcelain plates in the Danish countryside using their traditional porcelain and glass techniques. Drawn with loving accuracy by award winning internationally known artists and fired at between 560°-1250°C to achieve their exquisite quality. Each dog is shown in a unique, breed appropriate setting. Both the artist's name and the breed's name can be found on the back of each plate and they are pre-drilled for easy hanging. These plates are approximately 8" in diameter and are dishwasher and microwave safe. Color: Cobalt blue, Danish underglaze

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