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San Diego Rustic stocks San Diego's largest collection of authentic Tuscan Style furniture Tuscan furniture is a style of furnishings inspired by Tuscan and Mediterranean design.  Tuscan furniture is often mistaken by public to be French for some reason rather it is Italian. As the theme of Tuscan means furniture and its very uniquely and clearly Italian. These furnishings reflect the casual elegance of Central Italy, and are based on an Old World design scheme. Tuscan furniture features a rustic style that is warm, comfortable, and welcoming. It is heavily inspired by the characteristic Tuscan-style farmhouses found throughout Italy. tuscan sideboard The basic or primary material for the Tuscan furniture theme is wood and others like chestnut, cypress, fir and poplar being general choices. This theme also uses a bit of iron, leather and metal having worked into the patterns or designs. In this respect, Most of the times, it resembles to the Spanish theme of furniture. Thick red and cool blue are the most commonly used colors. These colors depict the combination of both classy and rusty look which is the feature of the theme. tuscan wine cabinet            tuscan dining room table In Old World Tuscany, furnishings were made from local materials that were both affordable and readily available. This included local woods, such as walnut and pine, which feature heavily in Tuscan furniture design. This style of furniture also relies heavily on local materials like leather, as well as metals like iron and copper. Straws and grasses were also used to create chair seats or backs, or to create decorative elements or doors. Tile mosaics made from natural clay are also used to make Tuscan furniture. wood tuscan furniture            tuscan dining table Tuscan furniture primarily reflects colors found in the local countryside. Gold and yellow shades feature heavily in this design, and are based on the golden hue of olive oil as well as the sun's rays. Red and orange shades also play an important role, particularly terra cotta. Tuscan furniture makers also incorporated the rich natural shades found in local wood species, which may be stained or left unfinished. Accent colors like Mediterranean blue or sunflower yellow may also be used in this style of furniture design. tuscan credenza Furniture from this region is also characterized by distinctive shapes and profiles. Tuscan furniture primarily consists of simple, clean lines combined with solid, sturdy construction. All furniture from this area is built to last, and pieces are often oversized to serve as focal points within a room. Tuscan furniture profiles draw on classical Roman and Italian architecture, giving them a traditional styling. These pieces may be adorned with ornaments found in nature, including olives, lavender, and other plants. tuscan bed Those looking to create a Tuscan-style home should look for key pieces of furniture that represent this design scheme. In Italian culture, the kitchen table often plays a major role in family life, so Tuscan-style tables tend to be very large and well built. Chairs need not match, and may include leather seating or seats made from local grasses. Carved armoires and over sized wooden buffets also serve as popular pieces in a Tuscan design scheme. Buyers can also look for mosaic-topped tables and mirrors or other decorative objects equipped with wrought-iron scroll work or copper medallions. tuscan cupboard Migrating in mass by Italians to America has got the Tuscan furniture them around the start of 20th century. This theme signified the knowledge they had for their complete life and this was long before the main Tuscan furniture theme was manufactured in the US. Areas with good number of Italian people still have this theme as one of the popular ones. The traditional or the older look and also the charm of this theme have made it a famous choice for decoration not only for a single room but for the complete home. Market is always flourishing for reproducing the pieces of Tuscan. Tuscan furniture pieces are made available by the growth in the international market by having them produced through the descendants of the real craftsman present worldwide.
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