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Club Cavallo Italia is always looking for the best Made in Italy to present to those who love horses and its elegance and here we present Vietri sul Mare, famous for its ceramics and where our Jewelry in Ceramics of Vietri dedicated to the horse and hand painted.
You find Vietri sul Mare in the most protected corner of the gulf, one of the most important towns on the Amalfi Coast, in the province of Salerno.
Already inhabited at the time of the ancient city of Marcina (presumably founded by the Tyrrhenians), Vietri, in addition to offering a splendid sea, is surrounded by magnificent Mediterranean vegetation.
Certified by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site, Vietri sul Mare, one of the most beautiful corners of the world, as we said, is famous for its extraordinary ceramic workmanship.
Coming from the sea the eye is immediately attracted by the spectacular majolica of the dome of the seventeenth-century church of San Giovanni Battista, which immediately makes us understand the ancient art that reigns in the city and which is found in the artisan activity of all Vietri sul Mare.
First of all we recommend a visit to the Ceramics Museum to understand the great and important history of the ancient tradition of Vietri ceramics because all the colors of the Amalfi Coast seem to meet in Vietri, in the enamels and decorations of ceramics produced since 1600.
Creative synthesis, immediacy of image, colors that are combined by contrast and not by shaded overlap, these are the characters that mark the Ceramics of Vietri.
The first news of a flourishing activity related to the production of ceramics date back to the XIV Century, as shown by the great demand for tiles and tiles produced by the master builders of that period.
But a certain documentation of the Vietri Ceramics industry is only in the sixteenth century with the production of dishes and containers for water conservation, bowls and small jars for storing spices and drugs.
The qualitative leap was in the seventeenth century when the Ceramics of Vietri were enriched with artistic forms and decorations that led to the creation of objects related to religious worship such as domestic fonts, majolica tiles with a religious subject, panels and votive shrines still scattered in the alleys of the area.
Beginning in the 1920s, the great quality of Vietri Ceramics attracted world-famous artists and artisans (Irene Kowaliska, Riccardo Dolker, Giovannino Carrano) who made Vietri one of the recognized capitals of the production of art ceramics.
Today the ceramics workshops of Vietri are a show in the show.
The narrow streets of Vietri, are full of small shops and craft shops where the art of ceramics reaches truly unique levels, both in shapes and colors.
Each object and furnishings is re-proposed in ceramic: tiles, plates, holders, ashtrays, amphorae and ornaments of all kinds, vases, statuettes, tea and coffee services, sacred objects and, finally, our Collection of Jewelry in ceramics of Vietri hand painted by our artist, daughter of art and graduated in Art, who works in her characteristic workshop in Vietri sul Mare and created exclusively for Club Cavallo Italia.
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