Currently the oldest technique for the decoration of tiles is the technique called rope dry. This technique consists in e. transcribe the drawing to tile, outline all contours with a fat spice, and fill in each area of color with glaze, this glaze made with glass powder diluted. This method of decoration of tiles is laborious, but it coexists with the rest of the techniques, and it differs from them by which the different parts of the drawing can be seen which are a kind of fine lace from one color to another by way of incision in relief. When they finish filling all zones, cleaned and is inserted in an oven ceramic, where it should be 24 hours, and you will reach a temperature of 980 C. The technique of the dry rope, a technique used since the 13th century.
Refers to partial or total dry rope depending on if not glazed surface is visible or not. Next to this develops the technique of cuerda seca split, in which the fatty material with manganese was deposited into a recess that remarked, generally geometric design. The cuerda seca cleaved is a step forward to replace tiles and techniques of the edge in the manufacture of tiles (tile from Arabic az-zulaiy; polished stone) and olambrillas. This technique is very entertaining, but the results are very original, decorative, and surprising. Over the years have been implanted different versions that have been given over the years, yet there is extreme variations in some of them. The procedure is different for the prescription which are used to reproduce this technique. The difference of the different techniques are specialized for the use of manganese and vehicle fatty, enough to form a paste that diluted with turpentine or turpentine Gets the advantage of being able to apply it on the tile with a brush. Today we add a flux of low melting (litharge, minium, lead, compositions of sodium moresque / boron, etc.). In You will find all the information you need about the world of ceramics, wall tiles and murals decorative.