BUSATTI: Placemat Zodiaco w Lace (60% Linen and 40% Cotton) GOLD
Size: 19" X 16"
100% Authentic - Original - Hand Painted in Italy!
BUSATTI: The pleasure and beauty of quality linens. Busatti is a name synonymous with elegance and the highest quality traditional linen products. Made entirely in Italy, Busatti is an eight generation Italian artisan fabric house weaving linen and cotton in Tuscany with artisans that exercise their craft with pride, skill and a unique passion passed down from father to son through centuries of experience.
CARE INSTRUCTIONS - Busatti fabrics are made with a commitment to enduring value and a lifetime of beauty and pleasure. They are made with 100% natural fibers and natural dyes. Busatti products are meant for everyday use. To ensure they maintain all their precious characteristics we recommend these simple washing instructions. - Home laundering is advised using the delicate cycle of the machine, warm water and gentle detergent. - Do not use fabric softeners or other chemical products as these will affect natural fibers and vegetable dyes. - Ideally hang to dry and never use extreme hot-air dryers. - Dampen fabric prior to ironing if required and do not use spray starch. Shrinkage will occur with all linens made of natural fibers. Expect a shrinkage of approximately 5%.
Following these instructions the fabrics will slowly soften as the fibers thicken and tighten in the weave and they will develop a beautiful aged patina. This is part of the design and beauty of the fabric loved by generations of Italian families. Size: 19" X 16"
Authenticity assured! Hand Painted & Hand Made in Italy! This item is shipped with Artistica's Authenticity Seal and Certificate.
Some history about Italian Ceramics? CLICK HERE should you like to learn about Italian Majolica and ceramics of the Renaissance.
Satisfaction Guaranteed! It's simple: Not satisfied with your purchase? Return it! No Return Authorization required. No Problem. At Artistica, we stand behind our products, and our loyal customers. The full satisfaction of our clients and exceptional customer service, has been our priority during the 25+ years in business. That's why we have a 30 day hassle-free return policy -- No RMA's required! If, for any reason, you are not completely satisfied with your purchase, simply return it back to us for a full refund!
100% Food Safe
All Artistica's Dinnerware and Tabletop Products are Guaranteed to be 100% Food Safe. Our manufactures do NOT use any glaze or color pigment with lead content in our dinnerware and tabletop products. We independently inspected and test these products to comply with FDA standards and U.S.A. import regulations for lead and cadmium. See our latest independent laboratory test.
Artistica's tabletop and dinnerware ceramic products are made of the highest quality natural clay glazed and double fired at very high temperature. We recommended to space the items apart to avoid touching each other during the high pressure dish-washing.
Microwave and Conventional Oven Use
Artistica's dinnerware products are manufactured to be used as "Serving" pieces and not cookware, and therefore not suitable for conventional oven use. They can be used in Microwave oven for moderate reheating only.As the temperature of certain items may vary after microwave use, we recommend to carefully handle any piece.
Product Care for Dinnerware and Tabletop products. The crazing effect - With repeated use, earthenware products have a tendency to "craze" (forming minuscule lines in the glazing). The crazing is the nature of earthenware, and has no significant effect on the ceramics and sometimes it is a much sought after effect.
Thermal Shock and cracking -
Avoid sudden temperature changes - A thermal shock is the fracturing effect that occurs when ceramic objects are rapidly either heated or cooled and it may crack any earthenware plate.
The beauty of imperfection - Because each piece of Majolica and Ceramic is individually crafted, you will notice slight variations in color and size and occasionally you will note paint smudges, fingerprints and looseness of lids. These variances should not be considered as imperfections, but as evidence of fine, hand-crafted work.
Some History... CLICK HERE should you like to learn about Italian Majolica and ceramics of the Renaissance.