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    Rustica House ?

    ?Mexican Style Fountains

    Posted by Rustica House on

    To any gardening aficionado, spring is the best time to introduce new plants and flowers, however, to revamp the general decorations, including water features, any time is good. If you have visited Mexico before, you must have noticed the importance of the courtyard or garden at a Mexican home. Any traditional and classy restaurant offers a delicious dinner al fresco, surrounded by exotic flowers and the soothing sounds of beautiful  Mexican style fountains that enhance the overall experience. Consider adding one of our Cantera stone fountains or uplift your existing water feature with wonderful Mexican Talavera tile for the ultimate Southern flair.

    handmade cantera stone fountain from Mexico in a garden behind the house

    There are so many benefits of introducing a water feature in your patio and garden. Whether large or small, you can always find a type of fountain, pond or even a swimming pool that will fit your outdoors. Ancient cultures of Mexico valued the importance of water as an indispensable element in daily life. The city of Mexico was founded over a lake and until the 18th century it was organized by a complex system of water canals. Today, they still admire the relaxing feature of water in form of beautifully designed fountains. Traditionally, those constructions were made of volcanic stone, called Cantera and up until now, our artisans continue this precious and sophisticated technique. Of course, many Mexican style fountains imitate stone and they are done of a lighter material like resin or fibreglass. However, nothing can compare to the sturdy but rustic flair of our  Mexican Cantera fountains. Consider as well decorating the fountain or pond are with handcrafted but durable, ceramic tiles. The most striking effect is achieved by trimming your fountain with high relief tiles. By that, even if you have chosen a simple fountain model, the combination of a water feature with colorful and cheerful tiles will add a powerful statement that will not get unnoticed by your friends and family. Adding an element of moving water will transform your garden and patio into a more entertaining and energetic place.

    Most of our Mexican style fountains are designed as multilevel tiers that send water flowing down from one to the other. Any stone fountain model can be ordered in a more customized way. You can adapt the height of the structure, basin diameter and choose from nine colors of  Cantera stone. From orange, mustard, black to white, pink and coffee, we are convinced that you will find a hue that fits your exterior settings. As far as the decorative Mexican tiles that will add a Southern flair to your water feature, the designing options are limitless. You can choose one type of solid color tiles or create amazing mosaic-alike combinations of different tile models. The final look will please both, the ear and the aye, providing an alluring focal point in your garden.