Category Archives: American Clay Plasters

Clay Plaster – Porcelina With Wax

A completed American Clay project. This finish is a porcelina – the finest grit plaster available. This particular finish has been compressed with a plastic japenese trowel, waxed and polished numerous times.

American Clay PorcelinaAmerican ClayAmerican ClayAmerican Clay

American Clay – Old World Arches

American Clay has endless possibilities…Arches are an excellent place to install clay. The natural plaster replicates a true “European Old World Finish.” You know instantly that there is something unique right when you enter the home. It is subtle and draws the eye.

These arches were installed with a enjarre grade plaster and compressed. The final finish is a lime wash coat adding depth and texture. Special attention was needed to shape the bullnose drywall. Compressing the bullnose was time consuming and proved to be worth the effort.

Upon consulting with our client about where to install the clay in the 4000 square foot home took some thought. Initially we were going to install a Loma finish in the bathrooms and a few accents. After finishing the Bathroom in a Enjarre (color: verde valley) finish, we decided to complete the smaller set of arches as well in an additional color.

The homeowners contracted us to plaster 8 arches. Three arches were installed with enjarre and compressed. The remaining arches were coated with enjarre (color: sulfer spring) and compressed with the addition of a lime wash.

Our clients are ecstatic about the outcome and that makes us happy. One day the homeowner Linda states to us as we are installing the clay-

“Everytime you guys are working with the clay and I come home, it smells like rain.”

American Clay – Pamphlet

American Clay creates surfaces reminiscent of classic interiors throughout history. Bring the natural warmth and sunshine of Provence into your kitchen…take a bath surrounded by the tranquil and earthy feel of a Japanese bath…travel to a vibrant Tuscan Villa every time you enter your dining room. Whether you live along the California coast, in an urban London townhouse, or on a sprawling Calgary ranch, the possibilities are endless with American Clay. Compliment your interior in ways you couldn’t imagine! 15% Discounts on all American Clay installations scheduled through March!
American Clay Website:
%d bloggers like this: