Craquelé, or craquelure, is a french definition acquired from history of art, to point out the fine pattern of dense “cracking” formed on the surface of ancient paintings. On lava stone glazed surfaces, being a simply a physical consequence of glazing process, craquelé is an aesthetic value of enameled lava stone products and tiles. Craquelé intensity is variable, as it is a natural consequence of high temperatures stone glazing with crystalline colors. This is distinctive and so much appreciated by lava stone lovers.
comparing 3 neutral enamels, we can appreciate how craquelé can change from one to another:
light, smooth, and yet visible is craquelé on this lava stone lamp:
and, finally, you can notice the crazying on our Vietri traditional table tops:
Lava stone works well with wall cladding, wooden furniture, glass, metal frames, proving to be a creative and resourceful element in tables design projects. Kitchen table can be part of a full lava stone kitchen project design consisting of lava stone countertops and sinks; or, on the contrary, lava stone kitchen table can match with different kitchen materials, as in the example:
The lava stone top is in line with new home living trends: it can be frameless or fit into iron, wood, or rattan frames, with full versatility in playing with the home design project.
This can also be perfect for crowded places, as enameling is wear-resistant: a perfect choice for restaurant and hotel design, where lava stone tabletop will add admirable long-lasting accents:
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