Animals of the World Figurines.
Part of the De Rosa Rinconada Collection, known internationally for its artistic use of platinum, 18 carat gold and vibrant enamel glazes. These Animal of the World Figurines are hand carved and hand painted ceramic from Montevideo in Uruguay. These contemporary adult and baby animals, capture with their colourful exteriors, the majesty of our natural world.
Beautifully boxed, with a mini colour catalogue, they make very special gifts for lovers of particular animals. Not sure what to buy a couple for a second marriage or wedding anniversary? Maybe it’s a big birthday occasion – A Rinconada figurine may be the answer. Perhaps you love polar bears, poultry, cats – wild or domestic, elephants, owls, penguins, pandas, rhinos, giraffe, a horse. Overall there are 100 designs to choose from in three different sizes. You’ll find a large range of these figurines displayed throughout the jewellery cabinets at Campbell’s Store or purchase online today.
How They’re Made:
1. Modelling – Pieces are all handmade starting with the design of the original model by the sculptor.
2. Kiln firing – When you make ceramics you have to be able to tame the fire.
3. Carving – Ceramic is a very noble material for carving and allow the artist to express his talent.
4. Painting – Hand painted enamelled by skilled craftsmen.