Pendant | Origin: Oporto, Portugal.  From Victoria & Albert Museum Collection, London


Place of origin: Oporto, Portugal (probably, made) Date: ca. 1860 (made) Artist/Maker: unknown (production) Materials and Techniques: Gold filigree pendant

Gold, Portuguese culture: woman of Viana do Castelo

Viana do castelo. Gold, Portuguese culture: golden woman of Viana do Castelo

Nisa Pottery: Although stoned pottery is an ancient tradition in Nisa and closely related to water preservation, there are no specific studies that allow us to trace its geographical and historical origin.  This technique coexisted in the Alto Alentejo region and still coexists to this day, namely in Nisa and Estremoz. Here, the technique is known as “enchinado”.  #Marvao #Alentejo #Portugal

Nisa Pottery technique known as “enchinado”.

A Canção de Lisboa [1933] - Filme Português com Vasco Santana

Film: A Canção de Lisboa This comedy was the second Portuguese sound feature film, and is still one of the best loved films in Portugal, with several of its lines and songs still quoted.