Quinta da Regaleira

Quinta da Regaleira

When I was growing up I remember passing in front of Quinta da Regaleira and wonder about what was inside. From the outside walls there were hints of beautiful gardens and mysterious creatures. At that time the Palace was closed to the public and the first time I went in I was 15. I remember…

The Bengal tiger brooch posing for the photograph

Bengal tiger :: Tigre de Bengala

Tigers are really impressive animals and recently a customer asked me if I could make a tiger brooch. I immediately said yes and the result was a charming tiger! The Bengal tiger is a strong hunter, very territorial that hunts mostly at night. His diet consists exclusively of meat, and conflicts with humans have always…

Giant Panda Collection by Creatureshire

Giant Panda :: Panda Gigante

As I was preparing for the Bear collection I thought of working on all the existing bear species. I ended up working on three specific species but in the back of my mind I kept thinking of growing the family. Now the Giant Panda is joining the American black bear, the Grizzly and the Polar bears. Giant Pandas…