This product is suitable for indoor and outdoor use. Use a liner underneath vases, urns and pitchers to protect surfaces from moisture and scratches. Do not place liquid in these pieces for an extended period of time. Bring planters and cachepots inside during winter months as freezing water or temperatures may cause cracks. Rustic Garden items can withstand freezing outdoor temperatures.
Terra Cotta Earthenware - VIETRI uses natural earthenware clay that is indigenous to Italy. It is the most durable earthenware of the highest quality on the market today, using the best glazes and firing at the highest temperatures. With earthenware clay, we are able to get variations in color and glaze, for which VIETRI is famous, that bring warmth and uniqueness to our products.
A region in central Italy, Tuscany is known for its landscapes, history, craftsmanship, and influence on culture. The birthplace of the Renaissance, Tuscany is often called the art palace of Italy, and many of the world's greatest works of art come from the region. Ceramics have a long legacy in the area and maintain their place of importance in the region today.
There is a gentleman with big, rough, and gentle hands named Vittoriano Mannozzi. Vittoriano lives outside of Florence, and he uses lava stone from Etna for his creations. He molds each piece of clay and then hand glazes and hand wipes each piece. His factory is a garage, and his 90-year-old mother is his helper.