Geometric

Azulejos are hand-painted tiles used to decorate properties in Portugal both internally and externally since the middle ages. They were introduced to by the Moors and originally decorated with geometric patterns in a single colour.

Azulejos
Azulejos

This post was inspired by the WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge this week’s theme is Geometry.

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  1. Would absolutely love to learn more: there are bits and pieces of so many cultures embroiled here . . . from where? . . . how differing the pattering? . . .the colouring: why????

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