Fornace Masini, in Impruneta, specializes in the creation, production and sales of planters in Impruneta terracotta. Each piece is made by hand without the use of machinery, by knowledgeable and experienced hands. Impruneta terracotta creations are all resistant to frost, weather conditions and elements.
Impruneta clay is also called "yellow" and differs from other clays in some chemical and physical characteristics which determine not only its aesthetic feature of being a warm and vibrant beautiful colour, but mainly as making it functional, providing a very high level of weather resistance and to frost in particular.
Impruneta terracotta planters, as well as other objects, are obtained by working the clay with special techniques and then firing them in a kiln. The raw material of this area has particular characteristics: it is very rich in shale and iron, is very malleable, whist at the same time elastic and resistant