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Definition: something, someone precious Synonyms: charm, find, gem, genius, ideal, masterpiece, nonesuch, nonpareil, paragon, phenomenon, prize, prodigy, rarity, specialty, treasure, wonder

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Tuesday, July 7, 2009

Original tile photos and where I took them..

My creamic tile image pendants and their 'in situ' inspiration..

Lava stone doorway..Sâo Miguel

Below you find the 'Convento de Esperança', Convent of Hope, where I took the detail shots of the ceramic tile murals depicting the life of 'Madre Teresa' and Santo Cristo. See this link for more on the beautiful portuguese blue and white tile work. http://www.golisbon.com/culture/azulejos.html

Batalha, São Miguel, Azores...The Guardian Angel

Capelas, São miguel ..the Good Shepard

St. Rita, São Miguel..Our Lady

Pinhal de Paz, São Miguel Azores..road sign

St. Philomena over 'quinta' (farm) door

Rabo de Peixe(literally means 'fishtail') where I found several old tiles and roadsigns..this is my street!

Number 31 , lava stone threshold..São Miguel