portuguese filigree with a twist - gold pendant and earring set
Eduardo iro and the butterflies in the window of Co.
225 of Rua das Flores were prominently shown.
The sun shines from its delicate wings, not from the rainbow but from the golden.
The complex pattern of the butterfly is not created by nature, but by the Portuguese craftsman, whose skilled hands are wound, twisted, curled and woven into thin golden threads of symmetrical wings.
This is the silk art, a gold and silver processing technology dating back to around 3000 BC, was introduced to Portugal by the Moors in the Middle Ages.
The artists worked on every delicate piece for hours to shape leaves, hearts and flowers for pins and pendants, earrings and bracelets.
They also produce larger products such as model boats, miniature furniture and photo frames.
Work requires skill and patience.
It takes hours of hard work to bend, twist and curl tiny gold or silver lines into complex patterns.
Filigree is available throughout Portugal, but most are manufactured and sold in the north of Porto, Portugal's second largest city
The largest, in the nearby town of gangdom.
Most artists use silver, some of which use 24-karat gold.
Filigree at 19 1/4-completeor in 24-karat gold.
Rosas, Portugal (
Lua otubro 20 (gondom)
It is one of the largest factories in filigree.
The workers are with tweezer.
Like an instrument, observe through a magnifying glass and make tiny twists and curves with gold and silver.
Even with the skills required to work gold, there is very little labor remuneration for craftsmen.
As a result, the price of complex jewelry is much lower than expected.
In Rosas de wholesale, Portugal, wholesale gorgeous silver silk bracelets for $5 and above, as well as gold
Electroplating varieties are only a little more expensive.
19 1/4-silk projector 24-
Karat gold is sold for hundreds of dollars, but it is still a deal given the labor force involved.
The retail price of accessories produced by Rosas de Portugal and other factories in Portugal is slightly higher at the jewelry store in Rua das Flores, Gold Street, Porto.
There are nine jewelry shops along the street.
Like the Portuguese Rosas de Portugal, the price here is calculated on a daily basis based on the price of gold.
Gold jewelry is labeled, but the number written down refers to the weight of the piece.
Labels can also represent complexity.
The price of antique gold pieces is usually higher than that of contemporary gold pieces, because they are usually made up of 22-
Karat gold is valued in the history of old crafts and works.
The store in Rua das Flores also has similar items, but each piece of silk is slightly different.
All shops have basic things like pins, pendants, bracelets and earrings.
The Golden Butterfly in the window of Eduardo iro's company
A plated version for $9, and a similar but smaller butterfly for $5.
The entire back room of the store is decorated with shredded flowers, most of which are golden --plated.
Cute leaf pins for $8 to $11.
Barrozofillo Co. , Ltd. at No.
257 There are plenty of gold options
Plated wire boat of all sizes. A 12-inch-
The cost of the long model is about $500.
The smaller version costs $180 to $290.
They still have 1/4.
Karat boat earrings for $85.
Pedro A offers A selection of Silk Pins and bracelets. Baptista Ltd. at No. 235.
Gorgeous pins cost between $18 and $40, and bracelets made of squares connected with shredded flowers cost between $18 and $25. C. S. Coutinho & Co. at No.
185 there are many exquisite miniature models of furniture, including small tables and chairs, tea sets, cabinets and religious articles.
A beautiful Maltese cross decorated with enamel for about $50. M.
Eugene da Silva is not there.
226 antique flower ornaments for sale 22-karat gold.
Delicate and expensive.
A 5 inch-foot-high antique gold heart, decorated with enamel, costs about $5,200.
The same size of the Maltese cross and enamel decoration is about $4,500 or more.
Get a receipt to ensure authenticity, especially when purchasing a higher receipt
Pure gold ornaments or antique jewelry.
The price quoted in this article reflects the currency exchange rate at the time of writing.