…is recognized in the U.S. as brightly colored Mexico Folk Art. The process to create this pottery is elaborate and it has basically not changed since the early colonial period when the craft was first introduced. Today it must meet numerous standards to be approved as genuine Talavera.
Today, Talavera ceramic is mostly used to make utilitarian items such as plates, bowls, jars, flowerpots, sinks, religious items and decorative figures. However, a significant use of the ceramic is for tiles, which are used to decorate both the inside and outside of buildings primarily in Mexico. When it comes to bright colors, it is hard to beat this type of pottery!