A quartet of Oyster Mushrooms budding on our golden Blush Iridescent glaze. The tile is set on top of a rich, blue velvet backdrop.
The complete Mushroom Tile trio all featured in Blush Iridescent on a rich, blue velvet.
A quartet of Oyster Mushrooms budding on our golden Blush Iridescent glaze. The tile is set on top of a rich, blue velvet backdrop.
The complete Mushroom Tile trio all featured in Blush Iridescent on a rich, blue velvet.

Oyster Mushroom Tile | Iridescent

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IRIDESCENT

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These sweet mushroom tiles were designed by Pewabic Tile Pressing Fabrication Supervisor Kevin Kwiatkowski. Inspired by Pewabic founder Mary Chase Perry Stratton’s line-drawn tiles of various animal and plant life, Kwiatkowski’s mushroom tiles were inspired by his over 10 years of foraging in Michigan. 

The Oyster Mushroom is a widespread edible mushroom that is named for its shape rather than its taste. Oyster mushrooms regularly grow in dense clusters or in overlapping clumps on rotting wood, stumps, and even on the surface of standing, dying timber. They thrive on poplar and cottonwood trees in Michigan.

Many consider the Iridescent glaze to be Pewabic's most important contribution to ceramic art. Through trial, error, and sheer persistence, Mary Chase Perry Stratton developed her first successful Iridescent glaze in 1906. Establishing the formula and stabilizing the firing process took another three years. Today our Iridescent pieces are fired somewhat similarly, though with safer materials. It requires a third firing and a process called fuming, when vegetable oil is injected into the kiln to create the extraordinary one-of-a-kind effects.

  • 3” x 3”
  • Handcrafted in Detroit
  • Individually hand-pressed and glazed by Pewabic artisans
  • Pewabic logo stamped on back
  • Slight variations in glaze and firing results ensure each handcrafted Pewabic piece is one of a kind
  • Available in Blush Iridescent