We recently showed you the great bakery in Malpica, Mexico. There is also a fantastic silver store there. But today, we will show you how to make tiles.
Behind the silver store, this gentleman makes beautiful tiles. He is ready to begin. He started with this powder.
The mixture goes into a form.
Then color is added.
Today it is blue. Now the tile goes to the next form. He swirls and makes a design with a pencil.
He is finished with the tile.
This looks great! All that is needed now is for the tile to bake and dry.
These tiles are all the same shape.
Thanks to the molds and forms. The individual tiles fit together perfectly. Our tour guide buys a few tiles each time he comes here. He says his backyard patio is almost all tiled now, and he says it looks fabulous. This gentleman makes tiles of various colors and designs.
We really liked these tiles, but the humans said they were not carrying tiles home. So, we admired them and took photos to remember the tiles and this man. It is now time to return to our van and leave the cobblestone streets of Malpica.
We really enjoyed our time here and everybody was so friendly and nice to us. When you visit Mazatlan, we hope you take a side trip to Malpica. Have a fresh roll from the bakery, get a tile and think of us, the Colorado Traveling Ducks.