Luxury Jewelry Brand Honors Portuguese Azulejos With New Collection ⇒ One of the best-kept Secrets from Portugal that is already conquering the entire world is Portuguese jewelry. Especially that kind of jewelry that is one-of-a-kind, special, luxurious and, that at the same time, honors tradition and elevates craftsmanship. And that is precisely what luxury brands, such as Leitão & Irmão do. Just like this collection that honors the very famous and also very traditional Portuguese azulejo.
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This delicate and beautiful collection called “Azulejo Português” promotes what can be called as the most perfect union between design and craftsmanship. Handmade in gold, silver and with diamonds, this collection is inspired by the azulejos patterns that can be found all over the most beautiful Lisbon streets.
Signed by the Portuguese luxury jewelry brand Leitão & Irmão, “Azulejo Português” honors azulejo and, at the same time, honors an extremely distinct element of Portuguese culture and tradition as well.
Azulejo, from the Arabic al zellige) is a form of Spanish and Portuguese painted tin-glazed ceramic tilework. Azulejos are found on the interior and exterior of churches, palaces, ordinary houses, schools, and nowadays, restaurants, bars and even railways or subway stations. They were not only used as an ornamental art form, but also had a specific functional capacity like temperature control in homes.
Azulejos still constitute a major aspect of Portuguese architecture as they are applied on walls, floors and even ceilings. Many azulejos chronicle major historical and cultural aspects of Portuguese history.
The collection features gold and silver rings, earrings and necklaces and also decorative silverware.
You can find them, exclusively, in Leitão & Irmão stores (Chiado, Bairro Alto, Hotel Ritz e Estoril).
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