Is it because they were shaped on the thighs of workers? Or is that a myth? Where, when and why did Terracotta tiles as roof material begin? What are the most important features of this material? Why is it still so popular and loved after many centuries? What is its uniqueness?
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CoorItalia Architectural Elements Division has a passion for Terracotta roof tiles. Our clay roofing experts specialize in Spanish, Italian, and French roof tiles, and search for the best quality antique tiles that will provide years and years of future use. We have pieces of different reclaimed barrel styles on display at our showroom. As you plan your custom clay roof, the experts at CoorItalia would be happy to consult with you on what Terracotta color blends and tile shapes might best suit your unique need and whether reclaimed or new clay tiles would be best.