Portuguese tiles by Bordalo Pinheiro.

Portuguese ceramic tiles by Bordalo Pinheiro. The tiles are built up to create different layers, so the beauty of the image isn't lost and looks flat.

Portugal....Galo de Barcelos....every Portuguese home must have one!

Portugal / Galo de Barcelos, every Portuguese kitchen should have one. (For good luck)

Fernando Pessoa, Azulejos, Portuguese Tiles - PORTUGAL

800 YEARS OF THE PORTUGUESE LANGUAGE The 280 million Portuguese speakers around the world celebrate 800 years of their language today. The first official document in Portuguese was written on June 1214 for King Afonso II.

Portuguese pendant - Gold-plated metal with polychrome enamels #Portugal

Portuguese pendant - Gold-plated metal with polychrome enamels - arte em filigrana

Sidewalk in Coimbra  Portuguese pavement

Sidewalk in Coimbra Portuguese pavement. a bit from Salazar dictatorship times

Portuguese traditional clogs.

Basic transportation (inside joke from reimbursement form in Porto) ░ Portuguese traditional clogs.

Azulejos de Azeitão, Portugal http://www.azulejosdeazeitao.com/Home.asp (Thx Anna J)

Jar Panel of TIles Azulejos de Azeitão uses the European traditional methods of tile making and reproduces antique design from European countries like France, Germany, Portugal, Spain and other , but also Islamic and Chinese.

gold portuguese filigrana

Gold portuguese filigrana, Viana do Castelo

This portuguese traditional basket is entirely made by hand and from natural materials.  http://toinoabel.blogspot.com/

This portuguese traditional basket is entirely made by hand and from natural materials. I bought one the first time I went to Portugal!

Fado

Fado, a mournful song and the Portuguese most traditional music genre, was added Sunday to UNESCO’s list of World’s Intangible Cultural Heritage. According to UNESCO, intangible heritage includes traditions and skills passed on within cultures.

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