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Figuras de Convite, eighteen century blue and white ceramic tiles, Portugal.

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Azujelos: It is a technique called the tin-glazed Majolica as well. It was used on the ceramic tiles to cover them with decoration. Often it was colored blue on a white ground.

Do Tempo da Outra Senhora: Efemérides de Outubro

Azulejos do Século XIX (Portuguese tiles, nineteenth century) - Portugal

Staircase at an old noble house on Rua da Boaventura, Lisbon. The life size figures represented in tiles are called Figuras de Convite (invitation figures) and are found in entrances and staircases to "invite" you into the house...

Staircase in a Manor house on Rua da Boaventura, Lisbon. The life size figures represented in tiles are called "figuras de convite" (invitation figures) and are found in entrances and staircases to "invite" you into the house.

Portuguese Tiles, Lisbon, Baroque

Calvário (Primeiro quartel do século XVIII). Painel de azulejos, fabrico de Lisboa. Arquidiocese de Évora.

Calvário (Primeiro quartel do século XVIII). Painel de azulejos, fabrico de Lisboa. Arquidiocese de Évora.

Numa casa muito antiga, a precisar de restauro, ( passar por este muro, de uma casa antiga não resisti ao cheiro do jasmim. Amigos são flores... São flores plantadas ao longo do nosso caminho para que saibamos encontrar a primavera o ano todo. ..) .e no 1º.andar da mesma, vi este painel de azulejo que sobressai e que diz o seguinte: AS FLORES POR ONDE PASSA, SE 0 PÉ LHE ADREGA DE PÔR, FICAM, DE INVEJA, SEM CÔR… F. R. Lobo

If you are planning to work in Portugal or any of the other countries where Portuguese is spoken then it can only be to your advantage to learn as much of the

Sampling #Portugese wines from grape varieties that you have never heard of before but wont forget!

Blue and white hand painted azulejo tile on exterior of building in Sintra, Portugal - by KimWalker