Events in Malaga

Filter Events by Sub-Category

Please select a Date first.

Search for a company in Malaga

Alfajar

Malaga

Home and Decor Jewellery
Alfajar is the Arabic word for ceramics, the production of which reached its apogee in Spain under the Caliphate, and the style of much of what one sees is still very much an echo of the aesthetic brought from Persia and North Africa centuries ago. This gorgeous little shop, close to the Picasso Museum is so rich and enthralling, some visitors take it for a museum itself. On the contrary, everything here is for sale and has been handmade and handpainted in a local workshop. This is artisan ceramic art of a high order, beautifully executed by the ceramicists, the couple who founded the shop in 1998, Jose Angel Ruiz and Lola Diaz. It's a family business, with their two daughters, also contributing work. The ceramics are made to original artisan standards, fired at 1250ºc from earthenware and fire clay, and each design is unique. The influences for the designs draw on the rich history of the Mediterranean and Malaga itself: Etruscan, Micene, Greek, Roman, Moorish, Iberian, and also paying homage to the 20th century's great artist and Malagueño, Pablo Picasso. With four distinct voices producing unique and distinct pieces, everything in this shoop is a mini-masterpiece in its own right, imbued as it is with the talent of its creator and the history of the centuries of civilisations that run through the stones of this ancient city.

Contact Alfajar

Make Enquiry

Directions

Calle Cister 15, Malaga

View Larger Map

My Lists

Create New Guide

OR

Mini Guides
Arrow

Login to create your guides for Malaga.

Add to My Guide

Create New Guide

Cancel

Cancel

Create & Share your own Guide to Malaga with friends and family!

Add your recommended places to visit by browsing the website and pressing the icon.

Create your own guide of favourite 'must see' places

Earn your Local Expert badge by Sharing your guides with others

Get your guide seen by submitting it to the Mini Guides section

Lists

We Are Part of the My Guide Network!

My Guide Malaga is part of the global My Guide Network of Online & Mobile travel guides.

We are now in 120+ Destinations and Growing. If you are interested in becoming a local travel partner and would like to find out more then click for more info about our Website Business Opportunity.

Nearby Destinations