Garden girls brooches

Garden Girls :: As Raparigas do Jardim

There is something special about gardens blooming in the cover of stone walls. They always remind me of the Secret Garden and I can’t resist a peek… there are roses, wild flowers, birds singing in the trees: it’s magic! Thinking about these gardens I made these two brooches named Garden Girls: they look happy and peaceful. Their…

Custom order

Custom orders :: Encomendas personalizadas

Creatureshire is a fantastic place and it becomes even better when you ask for something new… it’s a challenging and fun process to make a creature from scratch, and the best of all is to make you smile once it gets to your hands! I really enjoy bringing new creatures to life so if you…

Coriander and ricotta spread

Ricotta and coriander spread :: Pasta de ricotta e coentros

Summer asks for refreshing and simple treats, like this coriander and ricotta spread. I love coriander in pretty much everything: salads, on its own, or mixed with olive oil over boiled potatoes… the list goes on and on. One of these days I was thinking about making a cheese spread and inevitably coriander came to…

Sea urchins from the Sea Creatures collection

Sea Urchins :: Ouriços do Mar

The sea urchins earrings are a new series from the Sea Creatures collection. I was inspired by their delicate patterned shells and by their habitat, kelp forests. Kelp forests are mostly located in the shallow waters of temperate coastal areas, like Europe, and they provide shelter to many species including sea urchins, star fish, snails,…

A clever device for spreading the seeds

Wild Flora :: Flora Selvagem

Sometimes it is fairly easy to overlook how great it is to be outside, just exploring the places that we think we know already. One of the activities of last week’s Bioblitz was identifying wild plants next to St. Andrews harbour: it was fascinating to learn more about the local flora. Among our discoveries were…