Solar Antique Tiles‎ – tile shop opening hours- New York, N.Y., USA.

Posted onNovember 19, 2013

Solar Antique Tiles – tile shop – New York, N.Y., USA.
Solar’s stock, includes both tile murals and individual tiles, from European as well as some Islamic countries. Tiles – or something resembling what we know as tiles- have been used for over three thousand years. Egyptian tiles decorated with different colored clays were used as far back as second millennium B.C.. In the 6 century B.C. during the reign of Nebuchadnezzar II, the Babylonians used glazed bricks to decorate the Gate of Ishtar , depicting lions, archersand mythical creatures with the body and head of a serpent, fore-feet of a lion and hind-feet of an eagle.       img0       img2In Persia, from the 12th to the 14th centuries (Seljuk period), the city of Kashan, south of Teheran, became the most important center for tile production, where, tiles in star shapes, with gold lusters, cobalt blues, and finely drawn paintings of animals, or warriors on horseback, as well as large rectangular tiles with remarkable calligraphy were made. In Europe, tile production didn’t start in earnest until the latter part of the 15 century, in central Italy, greatly influenced by both eastern (Ottomans) and western (Moors) Muslims. Quickly expanding to the northern and western edges of Europe, particularly Holland, Spain and Portugal.

Tel: (212) 755-2403      Fax: (212) 980-2649

306 East 61st New York, N.Y. 10065
1817 S. Dixie Highway, West Palm Beach, FL 33401

COLORKER, S.A.-tile manufacturer-L’ALCORA, CASTELLON,Spain.

Posted onFebruary 6, 2011

COLORKER S.A.-tile manufacturer-L’ALCORA CASTELLON Spain.

In 1999, and as part of its strategy aimed at the specialisation of its product range and the consolidation of its position on various markets, the company set up Colorker Porcelánico, a new porcelain tile production plant in Chilches (Castellón), with three through-body and glazed porcelain tile production lines, plus a further two polishing lines and a cutting line for special pieces.

This new company also led to the founding of Grupo Colorker, made up of Colorker S.A. and Colorker Porcelánico S.A.
As of 2002 Grupo Colorker included not only the production plants named above, but also a further two companies,  Aminsa and Amizalsa, dealing in raw materials, as well as its international subsidiaries  Colorker UK (London, UK), Colorker Southeast, Inc. (Florida, USA) and Colorker Portugal Mat. Const. Lda. (Lisbon, Portugal) and in 2010 Colorker Ceramicas India Private Limited is created (59, Opp: Suguna Opal, L.R.B Road, K.B. Sandra, R.T. Nagar, Bangalore – 560 032 Karnataka, India Tel: +91 80 23658 111 Fax: +91 80 23658 444)

Ctra. de Alcora, km 21,3 – Ptda. La Torreta
From Spain:     International:
Telephone numbers     964 361616     +34 964 361616
Fax:     964 386432     +34 964 386432
For more information visit:
Mail address:
Director General:     D. Miguel González Galvez
Presidente Consejo Administración:     D. Manuel Murillo Ruiz
Director Exportación:     D. Luís Jarque Gimeno
Jefe de Promoción:     D. Jaime Bordoy
Director Administracion y Finanzas:     D. Ricardo Gozalvez Albertos
:     D. Vicente Serrano
Director Técnico:     D. Victor Lleonart Rambla
Director Ventas Nacional:     D. Manuel Angel Murillo
Types of tiles:     Azulejos, Pavimentos, Gres porcelánico
Types of piece:     Piezas base rectangulares o cuadradas
Piezas base poligonales con lados iguales
Piezas complementarias o especiales
Sistemas y Composiciones