It took Minton years of experimentation to perfect the inlaying process, but by the 1840s, they had re-established encaustic tiles
as standard floor decoration, encouraged by the famous architect and designer AWN Pugin, who used encaustic tiles
extensively in his building projects.
Its Encaustic tiles
come in tasty shades - aubergine, olive and verdigris, and are pounds 93.
These kilns supplied decorative encaustic tiles
to all the great medieval buildings in the area and of course the school badge.
are thicker than conventional floor tiles but if you need extra pieces, use thinner tiles and pack underneath with extra adhesive.
ITS glorious 140ft by 72ft mosaic floor is made up of 30,000 individual encaustic tiles
, made by the Minton factory in The Potteries.
This month, a key element of the park's architectural centrepiece shines once more: the Bethesda Terrace Arcade ceiling, composed of almost 16,000 handmade Minton encaustic tiles
Nine people are now employed from workshops in Charles Street and Mr Hornsby has developed the business to include the manufacture of furniture and encaustic tiles
The main door in the south face leads to the Vestibule or Entrance Hall, which has a floor of encaustic tiles
which depict the arms of Liverpool.
George and Arthur Maw took over Walter Chamberlain's Worcester factory in 1850 and moved their tile works to Benthall in Shropshire in 1852, where they quickly began to rival Minton's in the range and reach of their encaustic tiles
The encaustic tiles
were made by the Minton factory in the Potteries.
Its glorious 140ft by 72ft mosaic floor is made up of 30,000 individual encaustic tiles
, made by the Minton factory, in the Potteries, and laid in 1852, at a cost of pounds 3,000.
They were encaustic tiles
, which meant the clay itself was coloured, as opposed to a colour being fired on to the surface.