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Architectural Elements

Bring the beauty of some of the world’s most unique architecture into your world. Tessera can help you add richness and depth to any space with a selection of items that you won’t find anywhere else. From Peruvian door frames and mantles to Turkish vessels and fountains, we can help you realize your vision for a distinctive design. View details...
Architectural Elements

Doors

Open up a world of possibilities in your home with a selection of handcrafted doors. These antique, colonial, wooden doors from Peru create a welcoming entrance for every visitor with exquisite, centuries-old details inspired by the cultural influences of Spain. View details...
Doors

Farmland Antiques

Although utilitarian in nature, these household and farmland antiques are among the most unique and beautiful objects. Treasures such as dough boards, oil and olive jars, vintage stone planters and handcrafted tools are just a few of the unusual objects that will lend any space a lovely, rustic charm. View details...
Farmland Antiques

Furnishings

Tessera offers an array of furnishings that have been handcrafted by skilled artisans from Peru, Tibet, and Turkey. These magnificent works were created using traditions and techniques that have stood the test of time. Each piece brings with it a unique story to tell and is both functional and dynamic, adding a special touch to any room’s decor. View details...
Furnishings

Grain Sacks

Anatolian woolen grain sacks, are known as "chuval" in Turkey. These embroidered sacks were an essential tool for the nomadic tribes of this region as they roamed the land, carrying their goods with them. Beautifully woven with bold and colorful designs, today chuval make excellent pillows, bench covers, wall hangings and artwork. View details...
Grain Sacks

Holiday / Gifts

Honor your favorite holiday or celebrate a special occasion with a truly distinctive gift from Tessera’s collection of handcrafted objects and artworks. We have something for everyone and because a percentage of all sales supports education for children in need around the world, your gift also gives back. View details...
Holiday / Gifts

Ikats

The word "ikat" means "to bind" and it has come to describe both a very ancient weaving technique and the vibrant fabrics that are created through this special craft. These exquisite textiles were once used in ceremonial dress, to decorate the entrances of homes, and to symbolize wealth and prestige. Today, they are considered a form of art. You can bring the magic of the ikat into your home or business as wall hangings, pillows, table runners, framed artwork and more. View details...
Ikats

Lighting & Candle Holders

Inspired by the ancient designs of Europe and Turkey, Tessera carries a line of beautiful, handcrafted hanging lamps and candle holders. Our selection of candle holders can be illuminated with candles or wired for a more modern lighting effect. These artful pieces combine colorful, hand-blown glass and hand-molded brass and copper filigree to create an array of extraordinary lighting options from single holders and wall sconces to chandeliers. Add a touch of atmosphere and intrigue to your decor with any of these alluring accents. View details...
Lighting & Candle Holders

Pillows

Exquisite pillows from all over the world offer endless design possibilities. At Tessera you can choose from a unique collection of vibrant, handmade pillows and pillow covers that will add a touch of elegance, charm, and comfort to any space. View details...
Pillows

Pottery

For centuries, pottery has been one of the most important utilitarian objects for people throughout the world. Used to store grains, oil, water, and so many other things, these simple yet beautiful pieces truly held the stuff of life. Tessera offers a variety of vintage and replica pots and amphorae from Turkey as well as replica pottery from Peru. Imagine the statement a Peruvian vase or a collection of Mediterranean pots would make in your entry way, garden, restaurant or hotel lobby. View details...
Pottery

Religious Artifacts

Religious faith, regardless of its tenets or cultural origins, has inspired some of the most beautiful artwork in the world. The retablo art form traces its origin to Spain and was perfected by the Ayacucho artisans of Peru. Traditionally, the retablo is a painted wooden carving or panel depicting the saints or scenes of agrarian life. These works of religious folk art, and those we offer from other regions like Tibet, India, and Mexico, will captivate your guests and clients with their enchanting simplicity. View details...
Religious Artifacts

Salt Bags

Salt bags were used in Turkey and throughout Central Asia by shepherds to haul chunks of rock salt which would be fed to their sheep to help them drink and retain more water. Salt bags needed to be tightly woven and sturdy with a narrow neck to keep salt in and water out, thus their unique shape and appearance. Now, these woolen bags can make a statement displayed as a wall hanging, framed, or used to decorate a special table. View details...
Salt Bags

Shawls

Experience the exquisite luxury of a Mulberry silk shawl, handcrafted by women in Calcutta, India. Wrap yourself in a cozy, woolen shawl from the Peruvian mountains. Decorate a sofa or chair with an intricately woven Persian shawl. Tessera offers a variety of shawls and wraps from all over the world. You can use to achieve the right look for a special occasion or to add that final touch to your design. View details...
Shawls

Sofras / Rugs

Sofras are wonderful tribal textiles used by the Bedouin as tablecloths or rugs in their tents. They also protected rising bread and, with their complex and bold patterns, they allowed women of the tribe to show their personality. Now you can collect these wonderful sofras as well as any of the beautiful antique rugs we offer for your own home. View details...
Sofras / Rugs

Suzanis

"Suzani" is the Persian or Farsi word for needle and refers to textile panels embroidered with silk thread. The suzani was an integral part of a woman's artistic expression in Central Asia for hundreds of years. Traditionally, as soon as a girl was born her mother would start embroidering the suzani for her. As the daughter grew older, she would join in the process. The suzani would eventually become a part of her dowry and be used to decorate her home. These intricate and lovingly-made textiles can be used in so many ways to add texture, romance, and delight to any room. View details...
Suzanis

Table Top Items

Tessera offers a lovely selection of handcrafted dishes from Peru and Turkey that is ideal for everyday use or to enhance your home’s décor. Our exquisite, intricately hand-painted Turkish bowls and platters make perfect wedding gifts and serving pieces that will add the right accent to any table for any occasion. View details...
Table Top Items

Textile Art

These vibrant, hand-sewn textiles collected from Central Asia, Turkey and Peru offer so many possibilities for your creative design concept. No matter how you choose to display them - as framed artwork, unique wall hangings, or in a vignette with other items from Tessera – they will make a bold statement in any room. View details...
Textile Art

Traditional Dress

Throughout the world, people express their cultural traditions and heritage through their clothing and ornamentation. Traditional dress tells a very personal story about the people and places - from Bedouin wedding attire that dazzles with beads, sequins and fringe to the Peruvian chullo, or hat, that men knit for themselves and their sons. By choosing pieces from Tessera’s collection, you begin your own story, imbued with the beauty of these traditions. View details...
Traditional Dress