Hand Molded Italian Terra Cotta & Garden Ornaments
Imported to Edward Dare Gallery by John's Garden Company
This terra cotta is hand molded in the Tuscan region of Italy where the finest terra cotta in the world is produced. The higher mineral content in the clay and higher firing temperatures make Italian terra cotta more durable than machine made terra cotta or glazed clay containers and it is generally frost proof to about 20 degrees Fahrenheit.
Rose colored terra cotta ages beautifully. However, if you decide they need to be freshened up, these garden treasures can be cleaned using a diluted bleach and water solution applied with a scrub brush -- taking care to rinse well with water.