Walking along the streets in Italy, you noticed the intersection of art and religion. When walking through a church, you could see the history of its walls through its art. How the stained glass changed and could tell different stories, or how the ceramic figures would become more lively with the addition of color. You remember hearing your parents talk about how they used to go to different churches when on vacations to take in the art, and now you understand why.
Years later, as you are visiting the same town, you notice a shop with a bright Mary and Jesus, surrounded by luscious blues and soft yellows. As you touch the details of the faces, you're drawn into its luxurious simplicity. When you get home, you hang the piece in your entryway to bring good blessings to all.
See the artistry and faith painted into Italian Della Robbia.