STEP BY CORK
It’s not so long when cork symbolized mainly wine corks for me and when I came for the first time to Portuguesa store in Prague, I was so surprised what’s possible to make from it. Another new and surprising information was that Portugal is the biggest world producer of cork (more than 50% of a world production comes from there). The cork is extracted from cork oaks and a bark may be used from the..
IDEAS FOR ORIGINAL CHRISTMAS GIFTS?
Originality in harmony with a naturePortugal is world’s biggest producer of cork so it’s not a surprise that ones of typical Portuguese products are cork articles. Surprising is how many things can be made from cork and how beautiful they look like. Cork handbags, jewelry or for instance shoes are not only interesting because of their extraordinary appearance they have also long lasting lifet..
CORK, (ECO)LOGICAL CHOICE?
A cork is no longer just a synonymous for wine corks. We can meet with a usage of this material in many areas and fashion industry is not an exception. It's getting more popular all over the world also because of it's eco-friendly. The cork is extracted from cork oaks which are planted in the Iberian Peninsula, the Mediterranean and North Africa, but more than 50% of a world production comes from ..