From the Tupi word <i>nanas</i>, meaning “excellent fruit,” pineapples were once considered a symbol of wealth and were often displayed at dinner parties rather than eaten. Bring home tradition with our beautiful canisters, handcrafted of hammered glass with a golden lacquered pineapple top. A wealth of style, you might say.
Majolica pottery originated in the 16th century and is primarily distinguished by the milky-white glaze used after the first firing. Majolica pottery is a diverse category of clay arts under which, Spanish-influenced Talavera and Italian Maiolica are sub-genres. Mexican Majolica primarily differs from traditional Talavera in the art form and use of colors. Traditional Talavera is known for its intricate pattern work whereas Majolica uses more free-form designs and artwork.