IMPORTANT PRODUCT INFORMATION FOR FINAL CONSUMERS


TERRACOTTA POTTERY
Our terracotta ware is crafted in a family-owned pottery with over 200 years of history.


•Prior to first use, all pieces must be washed by hand in hot soapy water, well rinsed and allowed to air dry. To maintain the integrity of the pieces (i.e., colour, glaze), dishwasher use is not recommended.

•All our pieces are handmade and hand-painted. Some marks in the glaze are natural and expected, as is some crazing. This will not affect the use or durability of the pieces.

•All patterns are painted by hand. Please expect differences in the patterns between shipments.


•The base of jugs, pitchers and mugs may initially sweat. This is normal, and will decrease over time and with continued use. Please protect delicate surfaces that may be affected by water marks. If using a pitcher or jug as a vase, please protect delicate surfaces and change water daily. Jugs and pitchers are shipped with a dual-language product info card inside with this information.

 

•Please note, we do not warranty our dish ware for commercial use.
 

•Vases are treated with a hydrophobic solution to make them more water resistant. However, we recommend protecting delicate surfaces.

•For long-term storage, please ensure the pieces are completely dry before putting them away. In this case, we recommend storing pieces upside-down in a well-ventilated area.

•All product is shipped with a Casa Cubista brand sticker unless otherwise stipulated.


•When ordering, please adhere to minimums by colour.

TILES

Our tiles are made by a family-owned tile manufacturer, and are all made by hand using traditional methods from the 16th and 17th century

•Handmade of terracotta using traditional methods, tiles are notched at back for easy hanging.

 

•The back of the tile is unglazed. If using as a trivet or coaster, please take care with delicate surfaces.


•For use as a trivet; the tiles are durable and can withstand high heat and are dishwasher safe.

SCENTED CANDLE

Our scented candle is made by a candle company that got their start making candles for the churches of Portugal. The reusable container is made by our pottery.

•Natural fragrance, organic soy wax and a cotton wick in a handmade and hand-painted terracotta container.


•Total burn time of the candle is 35 hours. Never leave a burning candle unattended.

 

•Trim the wick regularly for best results, and please reuse the container when finished.

 

•Please read full info on reverse of the candle’s dust cover prior to use.

WOOD PRODUCTS

Our wood products are made by a master woodworker who's craft, and tools, have been handed down over generations.

•Wood products are made of Portuguese chestnut and European ash wood and are all made by hand. With all wood products, grain, knots, carving and wood colour will vary by piece.


•Wood products are lightly finished with matte varnish. If using bowls or trays for food service, please note that oily products may stain and mark the wood.

•Black stained wood is designed to ‘age’ through use. Lighter wood will show through over time.


•Stools are shipped flat-packed, and legs easily screw into seat for quick assembly.

•Candleholders should only be used on a level surface. Do not allow the candle to burn to the base. Never leave burning candles unattended.

•Wall plaques are notched at the back for easy hanging.


•To clean carved wood, please wipe with a damp cloth. Do not submerge in water. Trays can be occasionally oiled with food-grade mineral oil for added protection.

CANE PRODUCTS

The cane products are handwoven by a family that got their start by making fishing baskets.

•The seat of the Cane Chair is woven by hand in natural cane and is separate from the matte black finished iron base, allowing you to adjust the pitch of the seat. The cane seat is supplied in a standard varnish finish.


•The Cane Coffee Table comes with the tabletop attached to the wrought iron frame.


•The chair and coffee table are suitable for both indoor and outdoor use. For outdoor use, please cover and protect from rain. During winters with snow and ice, please store the pieces inside.


•Our Cane Stools are reinforced with an internal wooden frame and are not suitable for outdoor weather conditions.

 

CANE PENDANT LAMPSHADES

•Lampshades are not fitted with an electrical fixture, but are designed to allow for threading of a fixture of your choice. LED, fluorescent or other low-wattage bulbs must be used.

WOVEN LINEN TOWELS

Our linen products are handwoven by Maria on traditional wooden looms, some of which are hundreds of years old.

 

•Linen towels are woven by hand of 100% Portuguese linen. Please wash cold and air dry, or dry clean.


•Iron on reverse side.

WOOL BLANKETS

Our blanket company weaves and brushes the blankets on traditional machinery in the hills north of Lisbon.

•Blankets are 100% Portuguese wool. They can be washed cold and allowed to air dry, or dry cleaned. Medium temp iron, if needed.

CUSHIONS

Our cushions are spun and woven of thread recycled from the fashion industry.

•All cushions are sold without a fill. All styles have a zipper.


•Cushions fit a standard 65cm insert.


•All products can be washed cold and allowed to air dry, or dry cleaned. Loose threads can be trimmed.

RUGS

Our rugs are spun and woven of thread recycled from the fashion industry.

•All rugs are reversible. Please consider using a non-slip rug underlay.


•Geo Art designs will vary by piece and by size.


•All rugs - except those woven with jute - can be washed cold and allowed to air dry, or professionally cleaned.


•Rugs woven with jute can be spot cleaned or professionally cleaned.


•Vacuum on the 'hard floor' setting. No beater bar.


•Loose threads can be trimmed.


•To keep shipping costs down, all large rugs (200cm x 300cm) are shipped folded. Large rugs should be unfolded and laid flat or hung to remove any crease marks.

SLING CHAIR AND OTTOMAN

The fabric of our sling chair and ottomans are spun and woven of thread recycled from the fashion industry.

•Ottomans are sold without a fill and include a zipper closure on the underside.


•We recommend filling with polystyrene chips (not beads).


•The cover can be washed cold and allowed to air dry, or dry cleaned. Loose threads can be trimmed.


•The Striped Sling Chair is shipped flat-packed and is assembled with a hex key.


•The sling seat is made of the same material as our cushions and ottoman.


•The frame is powder-coated steel in a matte black finish.


•To clean, spot clean or remove the seat from the frame, wash cold and allow to air dry, or dry clean. Loose threads can be trimmed.