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The Armenian Ceramics-Balian

Armenian Ceramics and Tiles of Jerusalem
Produced by The Balian Family since 1922.
The Armenian Ceramics-Balian
14 Nablus Rd. Jerusalem 97200
Tel: 972 2 6282826  Fax: 972 2 6260685
Neshan Balian*

Date: Tue, 14 Oct 2003
From: neshan balian
Subject: Re: Exchanging links-Balian
To: Jim Buckley


What a small world. I actually got my ceramic degree from Hocking College in Nelsonville Ohio close to Athens. Anyway thank you for the link. I will add a link to your website in a day or two and inform you of that. Thank you for considering our tiles for your fireplaces.

I dont know if you went through all our website but we have a new technology from Europe where we can print any image given to us on ceramic tile. These are not sublimation prints but true ceramic reproductions on ceramic tiles which will withstand all the heat you can throw at them. If our designs are too "middle easternish" then this is the way to go. You just tell your designers what they want on the tiles and we can reproduce them.. Stuff like Victorian tiles etc are some ideas. I will add some images from your fireplaces on my website with computer enhanced superimpositions of some nice tiles.

Will inform you when its done(wll place an extra link there) So much for the sales pitch. Take care and thanks again.

Neshan Balian

Jim Buckley wrote:


I enjoyed your website, especially reading your family history. I noticed that you were educated, in part in Ohio where our plant, Superior Clay, is located. Some of the artists who make our Rumford fireplace components, chimney pots and architectural terra cotta were also graduates of Hocking College.

I've added a listing and link to your webstie from our "crafts and artists" page at http://www.rumford.com/craft.html. Perhaps, if you can find a picture, you could link back to us from a picture of a fireplace (hopefully a Rumford) surrounded with your tiles.

We also have an on line store at http://www.rumford.com/store/index.htm where we sell some fireplace-related items. If we would fit into your marketing scheme, we would consider offering some of your tiles suitable for fireplace surrounds on our website.

Warm regards,
Jim Buckley



We would like to know if you would be interested in exchanging links withus. Our website is www.armenianceramics.com and we do make unique tiles for fireplaces too.


Neshan Balian

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