Handmade Terracotta Tiles

The handmade terracotta is an elegant building material. What are a terracotta tiles? How can they be used? Terracotta tiles are cuboid bricks. Can be handmade (molded one by one) or manufacturing (extruded or molded industrially).

 

Actually terracotta tile is an ancient product, handmade and crafted. It’s typically used in construction for floors, or as tile for the roof to complete the warping of wooden beams.

 

A sky of trusses and wooden beams connected by the warm protection of terracotta tiles. Furnace Bernasconi produces a line of handmade tiles for the roof shelter. The malleability of the raw material and the molds production inside the company, will allow you to customize the esthetic result according to the breath and the harmony related to the structural warp.

Terracotta Tiles

A terracotta tile is a thin rectangular handmade slab of baked clay used for covering floors or roofs usually in an old country house.

 

Terracotta tile can have a wide use in the floor (avenue, corridors, etc.) because can perfectly fit with the existing spaces (thanks to a lot of laying patterns).

 

Purity and hardness of our clay (typical Umbrian) combined with wood burning (natural and slow but really effective) allows the creation of terracotta tiles much bigger than standard size, getting size as 20×40 o 20×50 and over.

Shapes


Format


MEZZANA 15x30
TAVELLA 15x35
TAVELLA 16x32
TAVELLA 17x34
TAVELLA 17x40
TAVELLA 17x50
TAVELLA 18x36
TAVELLA 20x40
TAVELLA 20x50
N° Pieces / U.M.
21
19
19
17
14
11,5
15
12
10
U.M.


m.q.
m.q.
m.q.
m.q.
m.q.
m.q.
m.q.
m.q.
m.q.
Spessore


1,8÷2,5
2,5
2,7
2,7
2,7
2,7
2,7
2,7
2,7

  • Measure expressed in cm
  • Being a handmade product the measurement are to be intended nominal
  • Our standard format measure can be modified upon feasibility request