How to Transport Lladro porcelain and heavy furnitures?

How to Transport Lladro porcelain and heavy furnitures?

Posted by on Sep 7, 2015 in English, Figurines, Lladro, Porcelain | 0 comments

What is the correct body posture to prevent back injuries? Transporting heavy furnitures and large objects in an incorrectly way is one of the most common causes of back pain. You can reduce this risk by ensuring and using the stronger muscles (quadriceps) of the legs so they can be used to do the hardest and the most of the work. Keep your back completely straight every time. Bend your knees to lift the objects from the knees level. In case of a heavy box, kneel beside the box with feet about 30 cm apart. To raise it, rest it on the body. It is important that when you are lifting heavy furnitures you should bend your knees rather than your back. To leave a heavy piece of furniture on the floor it has to adopt the same principle, not to bend your body under any circumstances and always using the legs. For transporting luggage or shopping bags, you should try to balance the weights on both arms. It is less harmful to your back, to carry all the weight like this, rather that with one arm, which will make you lean to one side forcing your spine.     How to transport the porcelain figurines of Lladro and others? The most convenient, given the fragility of porcelain figurines, is to transport them with boxes (specially with the lladro box), but always, being involved with very soft material, foam or bubble wrap. When the porcelain contains many flowers, slender fingers or shapes with a high risk of failure, it is best to wrap them as little as possible and try to hold the porcelain box from the base. What the company, Cocowif, usually do with susceptible delicate porcelains of breakage is to put soft materials, and try to attach the porcelain figurine from the base. The materials we use are subject to the bubble wrap, bags of compressed air, rock wool or even cartons wrapped strategically placed; causing the porcelain figurine to be absolutely immobilized. With this procedure, we managed to avoid having to wrap the figurine of porcelain of Lladro, from the top and achieve by this way to reduce the risk of breakage at the most delicate moment of the process, which is the time when we have to take out the figurine of porcelain Lladro from the box. Remember, that the most important thing is to set correctly the porcelain to the base and for large figurines is very important to hold them with rapes from the trunk, of the figurine, but always being protected with bubble wrap between the porcelain and the...

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How to make pictures of Lladro porcelain figurines?

How to make pictures of Lladro porcelain figurines?

Posted by on Aug 26, 2015 in English, Figurines, Lladró advices, Porcelain | 0 comments

How can I portray my figurines of porcelain Lladro with a photo camera? First of all, we have to choose the best way to portray the porcelain figurines by trying to have the best possible posture. If the porcelain figurine is low level, sit with one leg curled under you and bring your elbows to your knees to prevent the camera swings; if the approach we’re trying to get is even lower, drop on the floor with legs apart. When portraying porcelain figurines of Lladro in an interior space with natural light, place the piece in a location close to a window, so indirect sunlight can be received, in order to have a special light effect on the porcelain. Interior lighting Work with natural light and with artificial lighting. Do not use fluorescent lights, as distort colors and brightness of the porcelain. For dramatic effect, try a side lighting and in order to soften the shadows put a white card and set a light beside the porcelain figurine, making the light shine.     How to do the close-ups of the porcelain figurines? We need a target for close-ups or a telescopic tube to be installed between the normal lens and the camera. The telescopic tube increases the distance between the film and the lens and provides an even greater increase of the photo. Focus on the part of the porcelain figurine that you need to emphasize, as when shooting close up, the depth of focus is scarce. Likewise, remove most unwanted objects that appear, because they can distract from porcelain figurine. If the porcelain figurine is exposing for a possible sale on internet, place a large cardboard in the back of the porcelain, preferably with a color that make contrast with the true color of the porcelain. If the figurine of the porcelain Lladro is dark, cardboard should be white and if the Lladro porcelain figurine is White or biscuit, cardboard should be dark or black directly. When our intention is only to display porcelain figurine, my advice is to take a picture of the figurine in its environment. The photo should capture the space where the porcelain is located, including the furniture where it rests, the back wall or a general place, where you can appreciate the effect on the decoration. To know how to expose the figurines in a picture is a real important aspect to take into account, because a bad picture could abort the possibility to sell a figurine of porcelain...

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Dónde puedo comprar figuras retiradas de porcelana Lladró

Dónde puedo comprar figuras retiradas de porcelana Lladró

Posted by on Aug 24, 2015 in Figurines, Lladro, Spanish | 0 comments

Antes de empezar a comentar la mejor manera de encontrar una figura de porcelana Lladró voy a explicar brevemente las diferencias entre los tipos de porcelana de Lladró: ¿Qué es una figura de porcelana Lladró o una serie limitada? Edición abierta: Figuras de porcelana Lladró que están a la venta en la actualidad y se fabrican en un número ilimitado desde su fecha de lanzamiento y no han sido retiradas. Edición Limitada: Figuras de porcelana Lladró que se fabrican en cantidades limitadas a partir de la fecha de lanzamiento. El número de unidades se fija antes de la producción de las porcelanas y serán vendidas hasta que se agoten, junto con un certificado que muestra el número de referencia de la pieza. Ediciones numeradas: Figuras de porcelana Lladró que son ilimitadas y se fabrican desde la fecha de lanzamiento hasta su cancelación. Se numeran se forma ilimitada y se venden con un certificado numerado. Figuras retiradas: figuras de porcelana Lladró que no se fabrican desde el año de cancelación. El grado de dificultad de encontrar una figura de porcelana Lladró retirada radica en la demanda de la figura. Esta demanda no depende de si la figura de porcelana es más o menos bonita, depende, entre otras cosas, del número de años de fabricación, la antigüedad, el número de figuras que fueron fabricados y, por supuesto del grado de aceptación entre los clientes. Obviamente, el valor de figura de porcelana será más alto, cuantas menos figuras hayan sido fabricadas o mayor sea su antigüedad y, por supuesto, el período de fabricación de la figura de porcelana en cuestión, sea menor. Como se ha mencionado anteriormente, la belleza de la figura de porcelana, no es el aspecto más importante a tener en cuenta para la cotización de una figura de porcelana Lladró retirada; lo que más importa es la escasez de la oferta. Pero, ¿dónde puedo encontrar figuras de porcelana Lladró retiradas? La verdad que Internet ha abierto la puerta a muchos vendedores de figuras de porcelana Lladró. Se están ofreciendo un montón de figuras de porcelana de todo tipo, para la venta, a través de internet, Internet está facilitando la forma de encontrar figuras de porcelana. El problema viene a la hora de localizar figuras de porcelana más especiales o más difíciles; y, por supuesto, ser capaz de encontrar al mismo vendedor un grupo de porcelanas retiradas especiales, con total seguridad. En nuestra página web, www.cocowif.com, ofrecemos la posibilidad de encontrar figuras de porcelana Lladró retiradas y series limitadas, difíciles de localizar en internet. Ofrecemos una colección muy amplia, por lo que es muy difícil no ser capaz de encontrar la figura de porcelana Lladró que estás buscando. Y si usted no encuentra la pieza, le ofrecemos la posibilidad de hacer la búsqueda por usted. Esto es lo que diferencia nuestra página web, de Internet; con sólo un clic, usted...

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The power of seduction used by Lladro with their fragrances

The power of seduction used by Lladro with their fragrances

Posted by on Aug 19, 2015 in English, Lladro, Lladró advices, Porcelain | 0 comments

How the main weapon of seduction in an environment is used by the company Lladró? As I have been discussing for a long time in the previous articles of this blog, the company Lladro has failed to adhere exclusively with porcelain figurines to decorating. The company Lladro adapts to changing times with modern decor items and other objects for decoration with indirect profits. As is well known, the greater power of seduction lies in knowing how to combat the smelt, always united, not surprisingly, other additional factors. In the art of seduction, knowing how to choose a good perfume is vital, and you can win many integers and railroaded any appointment or negotiation. Currently grocery stores, perfumes, clothes and decoration are investing enough time, money and dedication to get unique ambient scents that turn a customer head to pass through its doors. Besides the smell is a sense with a huge memory. Fragrances can be remembered for many years. The company Lladro, with its new collection of fragrances, flavors and fragrances, striving for creating a pleasant and evocative atmosphere in the home or office. In addition, the company Lladro has developed diffusers liquid or solid perfume, even candles container of porcelain; with a decorative lines in matte white porcelain ideal to keep the ancient and modern decorative lines. The stylish designs of these objects allow to be used in any decoration. The touch in matte porcelain with color White, makes a great contrast in classic decorations. And in all modern decorations, this is where it can be used to its full extent, design and texture breathes modernity. From our point of view, this line of fragrances and flavors, is an item to be taken into account in your next gift in addition, the company Lladró has spared none euro cent in the presentation of their cases, giving even more importance and attention to these porcelain objects. On our website www.cocowif.com, despite not find these items, do not forget that we are still under construction and not stop to include new objects and porcelain figurines. So I remind you once again that not hesitate to contact us and ask if you do not find the figurine of porcelain or decorative object you’re looking...

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Which are the special features of porcelain figurines of Lladro?

Which are the special features of porcelain figurines of Lladro?

Posted by on Aug 16, 2015 in English, Lladro, Lladró advices, Retro furniture | 0 comments

What are the special characteristics of Lladro porcelain figurines? One of the most attractive features of artistic porcelain figurines of Lladro is its variety of motives, which consist of scenes from everyday life. Dancers, men and women, children playing, playing sports, dancing, working … but there are also animals, imaginary figurines of classical myths, angels, different animals, birds, trees and flowers, hats, ballet shoes. This diversity creates a small universe of beauty. But it is not only this variety of reasons what it is reflected in the art of small and large Lladro porcelain figurines, also they express inner states of mind of the figurines represented. Among them, feelings, like love, innocence, joy, purity, faith and dreams they are manifested through their expressions and movements. Another feature of the art of figurines of porcelain Lladro is the delicate design of the figurines, as shown in the series of dancers and other women and men with hats, lovers and hunters. The colors of the Lladro porcelain figurines, another special features to take in mind, are soft and with pastel shades. It is a creative and unique range of colors, that remind to figurines of Royal Copenhagen porcelain, with shades of blue and gray brown. The differences with figurines of porcelain Royal Copenhagen are obvious when they are compared closely. Royal copenhagen colors represent the sky and sea in northern Europe, however the warm blue colors and toasted Lladro porcelain figurines are artificially created by an artist. The company Lladro has more than 5,000 color samples, but almost only neutral pastel shades are used. The reason of Lladro to use these colors in many shapes in its production is that the tone of the colors favors the emergence of a poetic atmosphere in porcelain figurines. Another characteristic feature of figurines of porcelain Lladro is the finish of the porcelain. The porcelain figurines are formed by dozens of plaster casts. After binding, and polished and smooth the surface. The final details are recorded with proper utensils. In the end, as I explained in another article of the blog, porcelain figures are glazed and fired. The firing temperature of the porcelain between 1,350 and 1,400 degrees, making them far tougher than brittle clay figurines with metallic enamel. Cocowif is a lover of retired figurines of porcelain Lladró. We are fanatic of the way they made shapes and colors at their first years of production, in those difficult years of the XX century....

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New issue of Lladro porcelain to decorate in summer; surf figurine

New issue of Lladro porcelain to decorate in summer; surf figurine

Posted by on Aug 10, 2015 in English, Lladro, Lladró advices, Porcelain | 0 comments

Which new issues from the company Lladró can we find for gifts and decoration in this summer? Lladro we still making us to fall in love with them, with their new creations and ideas. This time, they have elaborated a very useful porcelain figurine for gifts and decorations, for this time of year, where most of us have a few days of holidays at the beach. This porcelain figurine honors the surf, water sport consisting in sliding over the waves on a board. Surfing dates back to over 500 years in the Polynesian islands, but it was from the 1960s, when it began to be learned and practiced. The places with bigger boom of practitioners are Australia, the United States and southern Europe. The difficulty of this sport lies in the knowledge of being able to keep the balance, having in consideration the speed and the different forms of the waves. How is this new issue of Lladro porcelain of a surfer on a board? This figurine is biscuit porcelain in matte finish. Its dimensions are 41 cm long x 24 cm high. Its price is 375.00 euros, so as you can see, is not very high for the size of the piece. Remember that the biscuit is white porcelain, most often unglazed. The motive of this figurine is a surfer on a wave on a board in equilibrium position. As you can see the artists of Lladro do not leave any detail out of their minds and take into account even the movement of the hair to the wind. The reason for wanting to express such realism, in the movement and in the ways of the porcelain figurines is due to try to give to the porcelain figurine, a very common feature of pop art. The company Lladro tries to give to their new creations, a touch of all the new trends in decoration and new tastes and hobbies of the potencial customers. From my point of view, this porcelain figurine is a very nice and original gift for surfers. It is also a figurine that by virtue of their shape and color, are perfectly suited to today’s decors, where the faint light colors and have its peak. Similarly, as I have mentioned in other articles on this blog, these porcelain figurines can be perfectly adapted to the most traditional decorations, where the color of the furniture is dark. The white porcelain makes a wonderful contrast, full of light, to give contrast and elegance to this type of decoration....

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Lladro’s new strategy attracts new customers

Lladro’s new strategy attracts new customers

Posted by on Aug 5, 2015 in English, Lladro, Lladró advices, Porcelain | 0 comments

For a high percentage of young people when they hear the name Lladro, it comes to their minds, porcelain figurines of horses, dancers, dogs with brightness, and when the foreign youths hear the word Lladro it comes to theri minds the country Spain, tapas, flamenco and beaches. Lladro actually is and has been a global benchmark, whose humble origins, in Valencia (Spain) and the determination of the Lladro brothers led them to develope a unique craft technique for the treatment of porcelain. Juan, José and Vicente had little training. They, firstly, started working in the company, Azulejera Valenciana, in Valencia, where he learned the techniques of cooking materials implemented in a small oven, built with scrap, in the yard of the house of his parents. They developed a very curious technique up to 1300 ° C (the usual is usually 750 ° C), and eventually oust rivals who had up to 300 years old. The formula proved to be that the ideal temperature was that bestiality, the  characteristic glaze finish of the porcelain, the stamped and the attention to detail. The origins of the company Lladro date back to 1953, in an unstoppable principle: in 1988 they opened a shop-museum in New York nine plants, between Fifth Avenue and Central Park; and in 1997, another 1,200 square meters on Rodeo Drive in Los Angeles. Following the crisis, the company Lladro had to reduce staff almost up to two thirds. That’s when they met for a change of strategy and proceed to a change in his style and methods. Creating typical porcelain figurines of the past they have gone to another type of porcelain figurines and other decorative items for the current times. This problema induced to hire the services of fresh minds and innovative artists.     The most characteristic example in this change of strategy, occurred in 2004, when the prominent artista, Jaime Hayon, joined to the creative team, who elaborated pieces with a completely different ideas to the old style. He has also received other innovative artists who have given new meaning to the company Lladro as Tim Biskup, Gary Baseman or Devil Robots. Despite this change, the creative process remains equally craft and the three Lladro brothers continue to impose all porcelain figurines and decorative elements by a relentless pass filter, undergoing trial each sketch presented by artists. What it is clear is that the new change in the strategy, marks a turning point in the way of understanding the philosophy of Lladro. The company Lladro is not any more porcelain figurines, actually there are super lamps, decorative items for the bath, for the living room, etc. The company has been known Lladró rebuild and back on the top of the...

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First period Lladro porcelain figurine; ballerina pink shoe

First period Lladro porcelain figurine; ballerina pink shoe

Posted by on Aug 3, 2015 in English, Lladro, Lladró advices, Porcelain, Retro furniture | 0 comments

The company Lladro, in the beginning, had the ballet as a great inspiration, when developing their porcelain figurines. Ballet dancers and any element of their clothing or environment had a great influence and was a strong point of inspiration for artisans. You may ask what was the reason; Well, there is not other reason than the idea to try to capture the delicacy of the forms of movement and plasticity in the gestures of the dancers, in the figurines. The subtlety and beauty of ballet and all that surrounds it, is one of the activities that most closely identified the philosophy of Lladro, when developing their Lladro figurines. One aspect that has made the company Lladro successful, has been the delicacy and detail in representing the motives of porcelain figurines. The artisans devoted their passion in the art of making porcelain figurines, without neglecting any detail. The slightest gesture or expression of any part of the body was given utmost importance from the beginning. The quality of the Lladro figurines is very high, due to the processes of review and tecquification of each of the figurines. Any porcelain figurine that did not have adequate levels of quality or did not follow the required standards, was immediately rejected and removed from the manufacturing process. Similarly, once the manufacturing of the figurines was finished, they had to pass another test of quality, which, if they were rejected, the seal was partially erased. The porcelain figurine of this article is a fabulous pink shoe of a ballet dancer. It corresponds to one of the elaborations of the early days of the company Lladro. This porcelain is rare and very hard to find, so the company Cocowif , advises it to the most experienced collectors of Lladro. It belongs to the coveted pre-production list and the time of their manufacture was in the 1960s. As I have mentioned in many articles of this blog, the company Lladro, is adapting to the new standards of decoration, and therefore, performing, fabulous artworks to be accommodated in modern decorations. But the fact of having a relic of Lladro, in any decor, whether modern or ancient, is a luxury; and will give you the elegance and prestige that any decor needs. Besides the Lladro porcelain figurine of this article has a vivid color, and despite being small, you can break the monotony of the tenuous and soothing colors used in today’s decorations.      ...

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How can I know if a Lladro porcelain figurine is antique?

How can I know if a Lladro porcelain figurine is antique?

Posted by on Jul 31, 2015 in English, Lladro, Lladró advices, Porcelain, Spanish | 0 comments

How I can distinguish between old and modern porcelain figurines of Lladro? In order to know the right antiquity of Lladro porcelain figurines, the  first thing to check is the type of seal that bears on the bottom of the porcelain. When we proceed to verify the mark printed or engraved on the bottom, the label must be identical to those set out below in the chart. These seals are also available at the official website of Lladro or sending me a request from our website www.cocowif.com, or mail or via facebook (Alejandro Cocowif). The company Lladro make the differece in the Antique of its porcelain figurines through the form, the type of the seal taxed in the figurine. As you can see in the early days of Lladro, in all the figurines of the pre-production list, the seals were taxed, then went on to be printed. If you realize one of the seals (the second), it is a brand with vertical and horizontal lines. Oddly enough this is also a real hallmark of the early years of Lladro. How to check the veracity of the seals of Lladro? What is very important and the first thing you must check is that the drawing of the logo, ie the flower-shaped part, is full. Otherwise, if you see that is only half the flower or it is deleted or crossed out, the figurine is a defective porcelain from the factory, by the main reason not having passed the minimum standards required by the company Lladro. The absence of the logo does not implu that it is a real piece of Lladro; do not be ripped off, the only thing is that the real value of these pieces is much lower for the reason of being a flawed figure. Funny topic: It is very typical in store in Madrid calle viriato, 38; to receive honeymooners interested in selling porcelain figurines that they just have received as a wedding gift. This people hope my assessment is high, in order to get a large sum of money, but nothing at all, when we turn around the figurine of porcelain and we check the type of seal that usually have …. We realize the kind of gift they have received. And the faces and expressions of the newlyweds .. (but if my aunt gave it to me as an incredible gift, she loves me a lot!!! she always gives me good things ….). In the wedding gifts you can check many weird things …. How to know the value of my Lladro porcelain figurines? If you want to know the approximate assessment of your porcelain figurines, you can contact with COCOWIF and send us the reference (if you know) or a picture to advise you, free of charge; You can also consult in the same company Lladro, via internet (www.lladro.com) or by going to...

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The value of the porcelain Hutschenreuther. Bison

The value of the porcelain Hutschenreuther. Bison

Posted by on Jul 27, 2015 in Advice, Antiques », English, Porcelain | 0 comments

Where do the Hutschenreuther porcelain come from? The company Hutschenreuther was founded in 1814 and since then they have not stopped developing porcelain figurines and other decorative items. His country of origin is Germany. In its porcelain figurines you can perfectly appreciate the quality and reliability in each work. The porcelain finish on most of his figurines is glazed. What is the specialty of the company Hutschenreuther? This prestigious German company has become famous for the cups, plates, dinner services, decorative articles and table linen. The elegance of the tableware is exquisite, drawing collectibles, very useful for daily life and sometimes a little more delicate, for special occasions. The motifs of its porcelains are usually flowers, butterflies, animals, etc; and other decorative elements related to nature. In addition to tableware and cups, Huschenreuther has made many porcelain figurines and vases of extraordinary beauty and elegance. The porcelain figurine exposed in this article, is a bison in standing position. It can perfectly be observed the realism in the expression of the bison and naturalness in the colors. The size of the porcelain is 20 x 41 x 32 cm and its price is not too expensive for the size of the figure, € 600.00. Which is the value of the porcelain figurines Huschenreuther? Actually, the economic situation has made everybody to lose a little bit, the desire to buy or invest in these kind of items. As it is known, in times of crisis, the sectors of the economy that notice much more the effect, are those who engage in the sale of kitchenware, decoration and advertising. For this reason, the current valuations are not quite 100% objective,due to a shortage of money and the resounding drop in consumption, which causes excessive low offers to sell things. The value of the porcelain from the first period of Hutschenreuther are very high, due to their age, their scarcity (formerly not too many figurines were elaborated because the scarcity of resources) and above all the prestige that comes from knowing that many of these figurines and others Huschenreuther porcelain items are exhibited in museums with international prestige. The bison of porcelain of the photo is a piece that can be, perfectly, used to give contrast and originality to your decor. The colors and distinction that offers such impressive animal, gives character and distinction to the decor. Keep in mind that the decorative elements whose motives are animals, are, actually, very popular.      ...

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Rare Lladro porcelain figurine, first period; giraffes

Rare Lladro porcelain figurine, first period; giraffes

Posted by on Jul 20, 2015 in English, Lladro, Lladró advices, Porcelain | 0 comments

Why is it so special the Lladro porcelain figurine of this article? The figurine of the group of giraffes discuss in this article is very special, not only for the fact of been made in the first period of the company Lladro, so it is because it belongs to the privileged group of figurines under the list of pre-production. In addition, we can say, it is a porcelain figurine very difficult to find because of the low number of figurines that were performed. It is a figurine for authentic collectors. For lovers of rare and very antique figurines of Lladro. The motive of the porcelain or the degree of artistic level takes second place, because what really matters is to possess the rare piece, because having it means, to know, that you belong to the rare group of the world with the luck of owning a Very little treasure. Despite this, and although we are aware that technology has improved very significantly, in the fact to develop these porcelain figurines, the artistic level and manual of that time was very high level. What kind of mark does these porcelains have? The mark of these porcelains was not the typical blue print seal at the base; marks were printed on the bottom, with the Lladro name or by two vertical parallel lines intersected by other two horizontal parallel lines. Why Cocowif has many old, rare and retired figurines of porcelain Lladro? My father, Jesus Rojo, is the main reason. His hobby has always been to find and get porcelain figurines from the first time;  special figurines, the rarest. Thus, gradually, the collection began to grow and grow, getting specialized in retired  and first period figurines and being, actually, a world reference in the second hand market of figurines of lladro. The figurine, group of giraffes, reference number 1000113.06, was developed in 1958 and not long left to be performed, hence the shortage of this product. The uniqueness of this type of porcelain figurines, is the shortage of supply, the difficulty of finding them and also the beauty of the figurine of Lladro The economic value of these figurines is subjective, but the company Cocowif, try to give a value accordingly depending on the number of porcelains made, period, demand, economic situation and other factors. Do not hesitate to ask any topic related to retired or discontinued figurines of Lladro porcelain.      ...

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Collections of porcelain figurines of Lladro?

Collections of porcelain figurines of Lladro?

Posted by on Jul 15, 2015 in Antiques », English, Figurines, Lladro, Lladró advices, Porcelain | 0 comments

Which are the different collections that the company Lladro, uses to rank to list its porcelain figurines?   High Porcelain: In this category the company Lladro, includes the largest and more representative figurines of porcelain. Its price is also higher.     The Guest: It includes porcelain figurines made by artisans of Lladro, but designed for beginners and leading artists from around the world, as Jaime Hayon, Tim Biskup, etc.   Naturofantastic: Porcelain groups as dishes, where fantasy plays an important role in the design.   Classic children’s Tales: Fantastic framed porcelain figurines with motives of characters and scenes from fairy tales, like the ugly duckling, the Bremen Town Musicians, Red Riding Hood, etc.   Lladro Fragrances: Matte porcelain stylish, very decorative in color white with the idea of ​​creating a unique and friendly atmosphere, with its aromas.   Re-deco: Different figurines of porcelain. They share the colors in white, black and gold. Most of these porcelain figurines are blank and matte finish. Spectacular porcelain figurines for current decorations.   Fantasy by Jaime Hayon: Group of porcelain figurines of Lladro designed by the amazing artist Jaime Hayon. His designs are characterized by fantasy and originality.   The parrot party: Another collections from the department, atelier; engine of new ideas for the company Lladro. Geometry contrasts with the realism of birds. The resulting figurines of porcelain are very artistic and elegant.   Chinese Zodiac. Porcelain figurines that represents different reasons of the Chinese zodiac.   Lladro bath. Decorative ítems of porcelain in white for the bathroom, as trays, candlesticks, vases, etc.   Gres It covers all types of porcelain figurines of different reasons, size and price, but in gres finish. This type of porcelain is rougher, and is not glass.   Re-Cyclos by Bodo Sperlein: It includes decorative lighting porcelain objects, jewelry and decor.   Metropolis: Another group of porcelain decorative elements, from atelier department, whose objects include shapes of futuristic buildings that create the atmosphere of a city.   Friends with you: It includes very decorative porcelain ornaments, perfect for decorating Christmas trees.   Leyend They are porcelain figurines with motifs of angels, fairies and mythological characters   Belle de nuit Impressive collection of spider-shaped lamps and series of ceiling lamps, wall and table lamps. The designs are actual and very originals for modern decorations.   Re-Cyclos by committe: Stunning porcelain figurines, mostly white and matt finish, decorated with colored porcelain flowers. Awesome !!!!   18.Estratos: Decorative table lamps with a sassy, ​​colorful and surreal.   We will be commenting on this blog, in more detail, each of the collections listed...

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Who are the new designers of porcelain figurine of Lladro?

Who are the new designers of porcelain figurine of Lladro?

Posted by on Jul 10, 2015 in English, Lladro, Lladró advices, Porcelain | 0 comments

Who are the new designers of Lladro porcelain figurines? This new designers of Lladro, are the turning of the company in these hard economic times and difficulties. The fact that there are new designers, does not mean that the ancients do not stay at the company any longer, Veteran designers are still creating and producing porcelain figurines with their high level. Lladro new designers are eight young artists with revolutionary, original and fantastic ideas. Their names are Jaime Hayon, committee, Devilrobots, Paul Smith, Rolito, Bodo Sperlein, Tim Biskup and Gary basemen. What does the company Lladro try to achieve from these eight artists? This group is part of Atelier; This division has been created to break with the style of traditional porcelain and create a new style, a new concept and a new perception of the use of the porcelain. Furthermore, the idea is not just to innovate the style of Lladro porcelain figurines, but enter and give original touches in other parts of the decoration, lighting, bathrooms, etc. From my point of view, of the eight artists, the one with most successful for its originality and vision it has been, Jaime Hayon. The Spanish designer has created a groundbreaking Lladro porcelain figurines, full of fantasy and originality. Sperlein Bodo also has been a pioneer in the art of mixing plant and animal elements in objects and lighting decoration as elements for the table and jewelry. The merger between the natural and the elegance of the Lladró porcelain, converts this artist in unique and groundbreaking for the decoration of anywhere parts. Lladro porcelain figurines devised by the artists, whose artistic name is committee, take on a special dimension with flowers as a symbol of love. They use Lladro molds and porcelain biscuit in color white. They Allude, with designs of porcelain, to many fundamental issues of life, but always providing a sense of humor. In Cocowif, we can advise and of course, get for you, the most of this Lladro porcelain figurines of these artists. Nevertheless I want to mention that we, Cocowif, are specialist, and reference in retired and limited editions porcelain figurines of Lladro. However, we have learned to appreciate the tremendous talent of these artists and the importance acquired by all decorations when this objects are included with their groundbreaking designs.        ...

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What is the pre-production list of figurines of porcelain Lladro?

What is the pre-production list of figurines of porcelain Lladro?

Posted by on Jul 6, 2015 in English, Lladro, Lladró advices, Porcelain | 0 comments

What is list of pre-production figurines of Lladro? The porcelains of figurines of Lladro that are included in the pre-production list are those that were developed in the first works of the three Lladro brothers. These figurines were performed in his workshop and were made and shaped in order to be sold at flea markets, for some order and especially for his own personal satisfaction. They were made in his first years of work; We are talking about half of the twentieth century, the late 1950s. These figurines of porcelain did not have a reference number. Some of these porcelains have been renumbered currently with a reference number, but most of these pieces are often numbered by the owner, with its own number. Our company Cocowif, for example, when we find a porcelain figurine from the first time, from the pre – production list, we usually set as reference number: SR followed by a number. Do this figurines have the same mark of Lladro in the bottom of the piece? No, the stamp printed in the Lladro porcelain figurines has evolved over the years. At that time the brand lladro were made with, either cross-lines or by the signature – name of Lladro, but written and engraved in the base of the porcelain figurine.  What is the value of porcelain figurines of Lladro belonging to the pre – production list? These porcelain figurines have a more difficult valuation than the others figurines of Lladro with reference, because they are unique and special. The company Lladro and other specialized companies in the retired market, as Cocowif, take care to give a value to these figurines of porcelain, so special. However, many of these porcelains are almost unique, so the value of these figurines is the one that the owner wants to say, depending on the attachment to the figurine of the owner. The company Cocowif, has in its collection more than 50 figurnines of porcelain Lladro, That neither the company Lladro has in its museums. In the picture attached in this blog, you can see one of the jewels of this pre – production list. This figurine of porcelain was made in 1958, it is a very special figurine, due to the beauty and styling in the performance of the cats. It is very hard to find figurine of Lladro, it is a real wonder, for true collectors of Lladro. Its value is 3,900 euros, perhaps it may seem exaggerated, but I want you to make you know, that is not a high price, as second market clients, have come to pay for porcelain figurines of this period and the same level of difficulty to locate them, higher quantities than 12,000 euros.  ...

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How to order our collection of Lladro porcelain figurines?

How to order our collection of Lladro porcelain figurines?

Posted by on Jul 3, 2015 in English, Lladro, Lladró advices, Porcelain | 0 comments

How to keep in order our collection of porcelain figurines of Lladro? When you start to make any kind of collection, the most important thing is the control, order and a nice place to keep the objects. You should always, know how to locate the item, in our case, porcelain figurines of Lladro are the issues to be taken into account. Actually, technology is helping us a lot, using the technology to have inventoried our collection is very useful. A simple Excel, can serve us greatly to have the control. We can use each column to detect each of the most important characteristics of the porcelain figurine, and each row to set each of the figurines. Example: Artist Description reference Length Width Price Category #box …. In a collection of figurines of porcelain Lladro, especially for the most experienced collectors, the most important thing is to have a high number of ways to identify the porcelain. Let me explain; It is vital, to know how to locate the figurines of Lladro by number, by name, by the issue year, by the year of retirement of the porcelain, by size, by categories enclosing vital features as if it is a man, a woman , children, angels, animals, flowers, etc .; by subcategories as the state, if current or retirement, limited series; by porcelain finish etc. It is also very interesting to use a column to indicate the location of the box of the porcelain figurine. How can we put in order the boxes and the porcelain figurines of Lladro at home, store or office? The most difficult thing to perform this type of collections is to know how to place the boxes of Lladro. All Collector, especially Americans, love to keep the Lladro boxes. They keep them like gold. Even when they are buying porcelain figurines, first thing they ask to us, to make the deal, is if we keep the original box. And if you do not keep it, the operation is very complicated. Boxes of porcelain figurines of Lladro, do not have an uniform size, due to the different sizes and shapes of porcelain figurines, hence the difficulty of placing them, if our intention is to place them for example, by reference number. My advice, and it is the one, we maintain in our stores, is to make at least four types of placement, maintaining the reference number order, from lowest to highest. – Space reserved for small boxes of Lladro porcelain figure – Space reserved to medium boxes Lladro porcelain figure – Reserved for big boxes Lladro porcelain figurine Space – Space reserved for empty boxes (porcelain are supposed to be placed for decoration, somewhere)  set in order the best as possible by number, as I mentioned...

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Cocowif; online store of porcelain figurines, Lladro and antiques

Cocowif; online store of porcelain figurines, Lladro and antiques

Posted by on Jun 29, 2015 in English, Lladro, Lladró advices, Porcelain | 0 comments

What can you find in the online store Cocowif? In our online store Cocowif, you have the opportunity to find a variety of Spanish and European porcelain, antiques, retro furniture and one of the largest collections in the world of porcelain figurines of Lladro. – Among the Lladro porcelain figurines, we are specialized in retired and limited edition figurines of Lladro; We are a worldwide reference in the second hand market of Lladro. – Among other porcelain figurines and other decorative items you can find brands as Peyro, Nao, Salvador Mallol, Rosenthal, Royal Copenhaghen, Royal Doulton, Hutschenreuther, capo di monte, algora, etc and ceramics. – A wide variety of antiques and fun antique furniture, decorated in retro style to give happyness, strength, contrast, personality and the differentiation that all the decorations need.   Who do we sell, deliver and buy? Our scope is worldwide, we accept orders and send Lladro porcelain figurines, Nao, retro furniture and antiques to virtually most addresses in Europe, America, Australia, China, Japan, Taiwan, Central America and many others countries outside the European Union. Customers have the possibility to request an urgent transport service and additional insurance. Similarly, you can ask for gift wrapping How the sale is made? All the orders will be carried out through our website, by email, by phone or directly in our store in Madrid (Spain); C/ Viriato, 38 – local -. The acceptance of the order (shipping included) will be made by email.   What languages ​​can you use to make your purchase? To make your purchase you can use English or Spanish.   What are the payment options? Our online store Cocowif admits payment for purchases of porcelain figurines, Lladro, antiques and retro furniture by bank transfer and Paypal.   VERY IMPORTANT – BUYER PROTECTION:   How Cocowif secures his customers in all transactions? Cocowif, undertakes through its payment service Paypal, the total refund of money if the item does not arrive, arrives damaged or does not match wjith the description of the web of cocowif. All Lladro porcelain, other porcelains and other furniture will have an insurance. Similarly all our items will have a hidden and confidential marked, to prevent fraud by the seller. Paypal and Cocowif will not reimburse the money claimed, if the item to be returned does not carry the hidden and confidential company brand COCOWIF (tested by the insurance company of the transportation company at the time of packaging). To have the possibility to benefit from the protection you must notify us via email, within three days of receiving the item and must preserve the physical proof of delivery for insurance purposes. The company COCOWIF has a long experience in the market of second hand of porcelain figurines of Lladro, other porcelain, furnitures, antiques and decoration. To operate with us is very simple, we try to facilitate the transaction and overall will help...

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New collection of Lladro porcelain. Metropolis

New collection of Lladro porcelain. Metropolis

Posted by on Jun 22, 2015 in English, Lladro, Porcelain | 0 comments

How is the new collection of porcelain of the design department “atelier” called METROPOLIS? The group of designers who make up the department atelier have returned to surprise the numerous customers of the company Lladro with an unique and original idea of ​​approaching art through the Metropolis collection. This Metropolis collection consists of porcelain lamps, vases, mirrors, and boxes of porcelain, with the shape of a building. The idea is to create an innovative way to create art through porcelain and can be adapted to current and modern decorations of our homes, with the firm objective to create a magical atmosphere and a little futuristic. In the photo that is included in this article we see the originality of porcelain lamp with building shaped. You can also purchase this porcelain in color white. Its price is 410 euros. Therefore, it is not very high. The superior part of the lamp is made of very fine porcelain, in order to allow light to pass through and achieve a level of very faint luminescence to get indirect light to create a cozy atmosphere in any room of our home. Porcelain boxes with shaped building is another item to consider. His innumerable applications can be an ideal complement and elegant, as well as useful, to give small touches of elegance to all the decors. Besides its affordable price, the prestige of the brand Lladro, the beauty of its porcelain and originality of the object can be used as a wonderful and elegant gift for any family member or friend. Lladro try to get these new designs, a series of collections of porcelain somewhat futuristic, ie, a collection of porcelain, which go beyond the typical objects used in today’s decors. The department of new talents of the company Lladro, wants to help to give the original touch to the decorations, breaking the monotony with a certain way. As you can see, the company Lladro, with this Metropolis collection, try to leave the daily life, looking for originality in the shape of the object of the porcelain and not through the use of strong colors that pursue the contrast in decor. To become different and original decor is also achieved through the originality in the forms of porcelain object, rather than drawing attention through the power of color. Do not hesitate to contact with our company Cocowif, in order to request information of the rest of pieces of porcelains of these...

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New trends of rococo mirrors of porcelain lladro

New trends of rococo mirrors of porcelain lladro

Posted by on Jun 19, 2015 in English, Lladro, Lladró advices, Porcelain | 0 comments

What are the new trends in the creation department of the company Lladro? Lladro has surprised us, once again, with its line “Wall art”. This line is intended to create trend in today’s decors. Among these trends we find a spectacular collection of rococo mirrors to give an elegant touch to the decor of our home. The Rococo style, in spite of belonging to the seventeenth century, has again become fashionable and is being widely used in modern decorations. The company has adapted ornaments Rococo, replacing porcelain ornaments, handmade by the artists of Lladro and always with the seal and the characteristic thoroughness of the company. What is the material of these mirrors? The frames of the mirrors of this collection are made of wood, but the decorations are fine porcelain. The mirrors of this collection are made of different colors, shapes and sizes. However, these mirrors contain a characteristic factor, influenced by the rococó style, which is the intensity of the colors combined with the elegance of soft and Golden colors. This collection of mirrors of Lladro porcelain offers to all potential customers, the choice of 36 possible combinations, grouped in 6 different formats and 6 different decorations in every format. How many mirrors are in each format? Every possible combinations of mirrors of porcelain and wood is limited to 300 pieces, so its economic value will never be damaged by excess supply and you will not have the problem of seeing it in every other households, due to the small number of pieces that have this limited series of Lladro. As I have been insisting on the previous articles in this blog of Cocowif, the Lladro company is doing a tremendous job to superate itself and try to be included among the new trends in today’s decors. With this collection of porcelain mirrors, you have the possibility to give a touch of elegance and distinction with the highest level to your home, with the signature and seal of lladro. Their different combinations offered by this collection with respect to size, shape and especially color, will allow you to choose between that mirror and highlight best matches to your decor. Cocowif always advise to give Little touches of contrast to the decorations, as long as the decorative elements, are prestigious, as these mirrors of porcelain lladro, and of course, try to give an elegant and luxury touch. http://cocowif.com/product/figuras-de-porcelana-lladro-espejo-octogonal-blanco-y-plata/...

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Rosaries of Lladro porcelain

Rosaries of Lladro porcelain

Posted by on Jun 15, 2015 in English, Figurines, Lladro, Porcelain, Retro furniture | 0 comments

What is a Rosary and what is it? The rosary is an item to perform a prayer of the Catholic religion, which lives up to twenty mysteries of the life of Jesus and the Virgin Mary. Its usefulness is just the lead by the number of prayers that are performed with this prayer, because after each of the mysteries, we must recite one Our Father, ten Hail Marys and one Glory Father. Each series of mysteries is composed of five different themes for meditation. The four blocks of series are detailed as set out below: -Misteries of joy or joyful -Misteries of bright or of light -Misteries of Painful or of pain -Misteries of glorious or of glory. In the Rosary are included the 15 promises said by the beato Alano, that he said were received of the Virgin Mary, for those who devoutly pray the rosary also fall. Who I can give a rosary as present? The difficulty of giving something original to our mothers is a fact, and even more when the years go by and the possibilities are reduced. The company Lladro offers you a great idea, as long as your mother is religious and of course, catholic. To give a rosarie string of porcelain can be your salvation and more if it is a lover of special and retired porcelain figurines of Lladro. The rosary we show in this article is a special collector’s item, a very hard to find piece, because it was made only between 1989 and 1991. The beauty and finesse of this string of Lladro porcelain is spectacular, all the pieces are of fine porcelain in violet color, including on the cross small decorative flowers of porcelain, contrasting, in yellow color. To our knowledge this piece of Lladro porcelain is unique and a very special gift. The company Lladro, as you can see in our collection, not leave anyone indifferent, and represents in their creations every detail, place, religious elements, cultural, personal, mystical element, nature, animals, and many others; in order to accommodate all possible tastes of society. The religious theme, especially the Catholic, is very important in a high percentage of porcelain figurines, that make up the huge collection of Lladro.     Do not hesitate to contact us for information on other types of rosaries of Lladro porcelain that we have in our collection, in other colors and shapes and that we will be adding to our website www.cocowif.com. El tema religioso, en especial el católico, tiene una gran importancia en un alto porcentaje de las figuras de porcelana que componen la inmensa colección de Lladró. No dudes contactar con nosotros para pedir información de otros tipos de rosarios de porcelana Lladró que tenemos en nuestra colección, de otros colores y formas y que iremos añadiendo a la página web...

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What is the parrot party collection of Lladro porcelain?

What is the parrot party collection of Lladro porcelain?

Posted by on Jun 8, 2015 in English, Lladro, Porcelain | 0 comments

What is the collection of Lladro parrot party? The parrot party collection is one of the new, modern and exciting ideas from the laboratory of ideas of the “lladro atelier”. This department accommodates new creators and designers with great power of creativity. The main objective of these works of art of porcelain is to carry out a combination of geometric figures and realistic figures of birds. This binding causes an explosion of originality and beauty that results in a porcelain decorative elements with a very high artistic value. Managing the knowledge to know how to combine decoratives ideas as disparate such as grids and geometric values ​​with realistic ideas with values ​​such as birds, carried out by the department of ideas “atelier”, under the supervision of the board. The result of these elements has caused a spectacular acceptance among lovers of Lladro porcelain and has attracted new customers who do not pay much attention to the art of Lladro company.    What is the aim of Lladro with this new lines? The main objective of the company Lladro with these new trends is to get out of the everyday, to keep the attention of their collectors, to attract new customers and above all to be accommodated in the new lines and trends of today’s decors. The vase in color red that you can see in the picture of this blog, is a clear example of what is being explained. The red bright  attempts to contrast with the new soft colors, applied in today’s decors. Besides this Lladro porcelain express contrasting mix of straight lines and geometric realism of birds. The price of this Lladro porcelain does not reach the 1000 euros and can give a special touch to any place and decoration you might use it. In this original collection we can find other decorative elements; all along the lines discussed above, such as candle holders, tea cups, lamps, plates to decorate walls, decorative birds hanging elements that mimic tree branches, etc. As you can see, the company Lladro begins to shake things up and try to bring a touch of originality to the current decor of homes, devising new philosophies of understanding art and applying manual techniques to create porcelains as original and powerful, to be accepted any concept of luxury and distinction. Do not hesitate to contact us for any query you might have with any figurine of porcelain Lladro....

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Flamenco; the art of the gypsy dancers with porcelain Lladro

Flamenco; the art of the gypsy dancers with porcelain Lladro

Posted by on May 25, 2015 in English, Lladro, Lladró advices, Porcelain | 1 comment

What is flamenco? Flamenco is a style of music designed by gypsys. The gypsy family has been, over the years, the main attendant in the task of promoting and evolve this kind of music, with songs and dances. Flamenco has its beginnings in the nineteenth century in Flandes and more strongly established in the southern part of Spain, in Andalusia. To say Andalucía is to say flamenco. This Spanish community is where flamenco has become more famous. This kind of music and of course, this kind of life is one of the main enteirtainments of this area The Andalusian Flamenco is one of its biggest tourist attractions, apart from the weather, the beaches, the food and joy. Flamenco is without doubt an artistic and musical genre, whose staging perfectly fits with cheerful and the fun character of the Andalusians people. The company Lladro, wanted to pay tribute to this musical and artistic genre with an impressive figurine in Goyesco style porcelain. The Lladro porcelain figurine represents two gypsy flamenco dancers in their traditional costumes. This Lladro figurine perfectly captures the movement of the dancers, leaving no detail forgotten. You can see so clear, each dress wrinkles as a result of body movement of the dancers. The type of finish of this porcelain figurine is Goyesco. This porcelain finish is very similar to gres finish. That is, the finish is not glazed and is more rustic. The finish Goyesco keeps having a great success over the years, due to its pronounced similarity with the art of sculpture. This type of porcelain has place in any decoration, from classic decoration to a modern decoration for their cake and soft tones. The company Cocowif, considers this porcelain figurine, as one of the flagships of the collection. The difficulty of finding this Lladro porcelain is very high. It is ideal for collectors of  lladro porcelain, besides flamenco lovers. Furthermore, only 250 pieces were made during 1993 and 1996. Its price is € 8,000.00. But do not hesitate to enter into the site of Cocowif.com; because we have some discounts in Lladro porcelain figurines, which will make you not hesitate in the acquisition of this Lladro porcelain. As you can see with this type of porcelain, it is far away from the typical style of Lladro porcelain figurines, giving importance to the movement, very typical of Art Deco.      ...

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Who were the creators of porcelain figurines of Lladro?

Who were the creators of porcelain figurines of Lladro?

Posted by on May 20, 2015 in English, Figurines, Lladro, Lladró advices, Porcelain | 0 comments

The founders of the Lladro brand and of course the company LLadro, are three brothers, Juan, José and Vicente. All three have been responsable, from the beginning, of the success of each and every one of the porcelain figurines. Juan, the eldest brother, has a dreamy way of thinking, seems an unrealistic person, a peaceful poet. He is a dreamer, he does not like the word miracle, though, if you think there has been some kind of blessing on them. Certainly a miracle appears here from the point of business, financial and commercial perspective. It is the most innovative of the three brothers. José, the second of the Lladro brothers, is a healthy-looking man, big and strong. The business organization tasks have not yet erased from his face the embers of many generations of Valencian orphans. He is the most conservative, classic Vicente, the youngest, has a deeply and determined way to look. It is the balance between the three brothers, he attempts to combine the passion of his brother Juan, to create worlds out of nothing, and the strong idea of his other brother José, to keep everything in the way it is. This balance will be perhaps the result of this collective art that are finally all the porcelain figurines of Lladro. And balance is the same as saying harmony, the soul of art. How has the splendor of Lladro becomes true and possible? The truth, without giving more turns, the real responsible for the success of these porcelain figurines is the hard work and the talent of the three brothers and all his team of artists. They insisted  as much as posible, to making a mark on the work and very much in the achievement of constant perfection. They started from almost children in decorating tiles and study. This individualized art, outside the workshops where their living, their work was born in the courtyard of his family home. Due to the fact, that companies could not offer development to their talent, they started to sell its first pictures. One of these paintings have been recovered over the time. The buyer who purchased it for 1,000 pesetas (6 euros), appeared in his office reporting he was the owner of this work of art. As they are fanatic and have a special affection for those first artistic Works, performed together on the principles, they insisted on buying it and paid for it half a million pesetas ( Three thousand euros). The truth, as they say, what they would have paid as much as the man would have demanded, and now they say they would not sell it for anything in the world. Cocowif, is a company specializes in finding in retired and limited edition porcelain figurines of Lladro.  We have one of the biggest collection of porcelain Lladro. So do not hesitate to ask for any figurine of...

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Fantastic naked women in porcelain figurines of Lladro

Fantastic naked women in porcelain figurines of Lladro

Posted by on May 13, 2015 in Advice, English, Figurines, Lladro, Porcelain | 0 comments

The company Lladro do not leave anyone indifferent. The porcelain figurines of Lladro include ideas and reasons for children, religion, ideal objects for interior decoration and porcelain lamps and bathrooms; sports, angels, decorative elements of nature such as flowers, everyday life and funny situations, porcelains made to honor cities, people, animals or other situations and reasons especially targeting women. The motives of porcelain figurine, with the idea of the beauty of women, are also intended to brighten the view and life to all the men. My opinion as a man is that Lladro porcelain figurines representing the nude figure of a woman are extraordinary. The sculptor is a true artist in the design and development of naked women. The subtlety in the forms of body shape are spectacular. And especially the breasts. The sculptor is a specialist in designing bust of women. In the website of Cocowif, you will be able to find enough porcelain figurines of Lladro and other Spanish and European porcelains depicting nude women. As you can see in the pictures showed in this blog.   Curiosity: In Cocowif, our store in Madrid, we have a porcelain figurine of Lladro depicting a nude. One day a person interested in Lladro porcelain, stopped at one of the naked figurines of our collection and didn’t moving, she was nervous …. We asked her what was wrong and shakily she told us that she was the model of that porcelain figurine of Lladro. We were surprised and delighted us long time. He told us that he saw that figure for a very long time. She used to be a model for artists and sculptors of the company Lladro.   The lady was older, she should be around 65 years old. She still keep its beauty, but as time goes on to everybody, the body was no longer the same. Now comes the summer, do not get crazy about having the perfect figure, getting the perfect body, do not you turn crazy with radical diets that may harm your health. Remember that beauty takes everyone on your own person and your partner or couple will always think that your body is samazing, even though we like to look at other … we are men. Advice for women: When your husband or partner overreacts to look at other ladies, look at our website and give him as present any of the porcelain figurines of Lladro tha we have in our collection, representing a nude, it will be the only woman they will look at…. I...

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Lladro do not forget children with their new porcelain figurines

Lladro do not forget children with their new porcelain figurines

Posted by on May 8, 2015 in English, Lladro, Lladró advices, Porcelain | 0 comments

If anyone thought that the company Lladro was engaged solely in porcelain figurines manufactured for the only purpose of make sales to mature customers, you are absolutely wrong. Lladro also remembers all the children. The company Lladro believe children are very important, so important that a new collection of porcelain figurines has been opened with the intention to satisfies to all of them. In this collection for children, we can find porcelain figurines representing the most famous and demanded stories by the children. Among these stories we see figurines representing the tales of the princess and the frog, Town Musicians of Bremen, clumsi me, the pied piper of Hamelin, Little Red Ridding Hood, Aladdin, Hansel and Gretel, Puss in Boots and the ugly duckling. As you can see these stories and tales are the most representative of all time. On our website Cocowif.com, you can check the Lladro porcelain figurine “Town Musicians of Bremen”, this porcelain was first manufactured in 2013 and has not been retired yet. It is a very special figurine of 26 cm, representing the four animals on fine porcelain. The price is $ 500 and you can use as decoration in any room, giving a children’s touch, much needed in these times of anxiety and negativity. Lladro do not want to leave anyone indifferent; as you can read in other articles written on this blog, Lladro has changed its business thouths, and has expanded the target of customers and the objective of new styles. Porcelain figurines of Lladro have given way to new elements; very appropriate for all new decorative trends. Lamps, decorations for bathrooms, suitable for home and especially a new decorative style of pieces and porcelain figurines, helped by new artists with new thoughts and styles. In Cocowif.com we are specialized in retired porcelain figurines and limited edition pieces. But besides, we offer all current porcelain figurines, even if you do not find them on the website. Do not hesitate to contact us for any need or questions you may have. If you are looking for a porcelain figurine of Lladro and you do not locate it anywhere, send a message to us via mail, indicating the reference number or the characteristics of the porcelain and we will respond as soon as possible, telling you the price and any additional information you could be interested...

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Racehorses in figurines of porcelain Lladro

Racehorses in figurines of porcelain Lladro

Posted by on May 4, 2015 in English, Figurines, Lladro, Lladró advices | 0 comments

The pure blood racing horses are an english origin breed, crossed with Arabian stallions. This breed was developed in the eighteenth century. So all thoroughbred horses are descended from one of the imported stallions from the Middle East. Where are most famous thoroughbred horses? The boom of these horses has its place in England, where the passion for horse racing is special. Thoroughbreds are designed to run at a gallop. Another place where you can find real passionate people of horses is in Kentucky, Florida and California (United States). 35,000 copies are recorded about every year. The passionate about horses, it is not only the ones who are in love with the speed and racing, besides there are a huge group of people who love how docile and beautiful they are. Most of the people would like to have at least one horse, but its high cost and the impossibility of being able to care in a suitable environment, causes these animals lovers, opt for going to contemplate them to the countryside or racing. However, the company Lladro, wanted to pay tribute to the racehorse with many porcelain figurines, including the one I am particularly passionate about, undoubtedly, is the porcelain bust of the following photo.     The plasticity and realism with which the artist has developed the features of the head are amazing. The accuracy can be seen in the form of the horse, it looks authentic. Similarly wavy hair and veins on the face give a tremendous realism to the porcelain figurine. This porcelain has been designed by artist Enrique San Isidro, the type of porcelain is called Goyesca. How is porcelain Goyesca? This type of porcelain is matt finish, so that such porcelain figures are the closest thing to bronze sculptures. The tone of this type of Goyesca porcelain are dull and dark. So these parts can, perfectly, be used in any modern decor with warm, soft and white colors. The contrast of this porcelain with a background of white wall is spectacular.   Do not hesitate to contact me for any questions you have regarding this Lladro porcelain figurine or any other you like from the website. Remember that a lot of figurines from our collection, are not yet included in the web....

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Current collections of porcelain figurines of Lladro?

Current collections of porcelain figurines of Lladro?

Posted by on Apr 26, 2015 in English, Figurines, Lladro, Lladró advices, Porcelain | 0 comments

What are the differents types of current collections that the company Lladro uses to classify their porcelain figurines?   High Porcelain: Lladro includes the largest and most representative figurines of porcelain. Its price is also higher.   The Guest: Includes porcelain figurines made by the craftsmen of Lladro, but designed by leading artists from around the world, like Jaime Hayon, Tim Biskup, etc.   Naturofantastic: It has fantastic porcelain of Lladro as tableware where fantasy plays an important role in the design   Classic children such: You can find great porcelain figurines which idea are children’s stories, like the ugly duckling, the town musicians of bremen, Little Red Riding Hood, etc.   Lladro fragances: Stylish matte porcelain, very decorative in white to create a unique and pleasant environment at home with their aromas.   Re-deco: Diferents porcelains of Lladro, that have in common the colors white, black and gold. Most of these figurines of porcelain are in White and matt finish. Spectacular figurines for current decorations.   Fantasy by Jaime Hayon: Group of Lladro porcelain figurines designed by the amazing artist Jaime Hayon. His designs are characterized by fantasy.   The parrot party: Another collections of atelier department, propeller of new ideas for the Lladro company. Geometry contrasts and realism of birds. The result are really artistic and elegant figurines of porcelain.   Chinese zodiac. Porcelain figurines representing different reasons of the chinese zodiac.   Lladró bath. Decorative items for the bathroom in white porcelain, as trays, candle holders, flower vases, etc.   Gres: It covers all types of porcelain figurines of different reasons, sizes and prices, but gress finish porcelain. This type of porcelain is rougher and is not glazed.   Re cyclos by Bodo Sperlein: Includes porcelain decorative objects lighting, jewelry and decoration.   Metropolis: Another group of decorative elements of porcelain, from the atelier department whose objects include forms of futuristic buildings that create a big city.   Friends with you: These are decorative porcelain ornaments, ideal for decorating Christmas trees.   Leyend Porcelain figurines whose motives are angels, fairies and mythological characters   Belle de nuit Impressive collection of chandeliers and series of ceilings, wall and table lamps. Current and original designs for modern decorations.   Re cyclos by Bodo committee: Breathtaking porcelain figurines, mostly in White color and porcelain in matt finish, decorated with colored porcelain flowers. Amazing !!!!   Strata: Very decorative table lamps with a sassy style, ​​colorful and surreal.   Gradually I will comment on this blog, each collection types indicated above, in more detail...

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New issues of Lladro with porcelain figurine of salsa dancers

New issues of Lladro with porcelain figurine of salsa dancers

Posted by on Apr 20, 2015 in English, Figurines, Lladro, Lladró advices | 0 comments

The company Lladro continues attracting new and young clients with their new bets in the style of its porcelain figurines. Lladro surprised us this year with a fantastic porcelain figurine of a dancing couple dancing salsa. The delicacy with which the movement of the pair is manufactured, is spectacular. Lladro has taken into account, once again, to the last detail, emphasizing dress wrinkles and facial expressions of the dancers. With the red color of the ballerina, Lladro tries to give a pop trend to the piece, giving strength to porcelain figurine. The style of this figurine has place in all the decorations; as I said in other blog posts, the power of the pop style colors can give a dramatic touch to any traditional decor with antique furniture; whose colors are duller. In a modern decoration, where white and soft colors are more abundant; a crack in the color of a porcelain figurine can give the touch to achieve the happiness and strength required. Salsa is a dance that comes from the Caribbean, influenced by African and European dances. It is danced in couples. Since ten – fifteen years ago is having a boom. The reason is the increase of the Caribbean population in Europe. The dance is danced in pairs, as shown in porcelain figurine of Lladro. The couple stood facing each other, like ballroom dancing posture. Within the salsa there are enough styles, depending on the influence of place where you dance; as the Puerto Rican style, new york style, Cuban style, Venezuelan style cumbia style cali style, style casino, etc. It is a dance that is danced to the beat of four by four. Besides salsa is a dance where the dancers are challenged in championships with great success. The cinema world also gave to this dance the importance it requires with the spectacular movie dirty dancing. On the website, Cocowif, you can see with great detail, the spectacle of this Lladro porcelain figurine. besides you’ll see the huge collection of porcelain figurines, where you’ll surely find the right piece for your home decoration. We have a variety of retired and limited edition figurines of porcelain Lladro. So if you’re a collector of Lladro, this is your site.  ...

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Where can I buy retired porcelain figurines of Lladro

Where can I buy retired porcelain figurines of Lladro

Posted by on Apr 17, 2015 in Advice, English, Figurines, Lladro, Lladró advices, Porcelain | 0 comments

Before I start advicing you on how to find the best way to find a Lladro porcelain figurine I will briefly explain the differences between the types of porcelain of the company Lladro: What is a retired or limited figurine of Lladro porcelain? Open issue: Figurines of porcelain Lladro that are on sale and are manufactured in an unlimited number since its release date and have not been retired.   Limited Edition: Figurines of porcelain Lladro that are manufactured in limited numbers from the launch date. The number of units is fixed before production of porcelain and will be sold until finish, along with a certificate showing the part number and reference.   Numbered issue: Figurines of porcelain Lladro that are unlimited manufactured from the date of its release until cancellation. They are numbered unlimited and show a numbered certificate.   Retired figurines: figurines of porcelain Lladro that are no longer manufactured; with year earlier cancellation.   The degree of difficulty of finding a retired Lladro porcelain figurine lies in the demand of the figurine. This demand is not dependent if the porcelain figurine is more or less beautiful, but It depends, of the number of years that was manufactured, seniority and the number of figurines that were manufactured.     Obviously, the value of porcelain figurine will be higher, the less figurines were manufactured or greater seniority and, of course, the period of manufacture of the porcelain figurine in question, was lower.   As discussed above, the beauty of porcelain, is not the most important term, for all the collectors of retired porcelain figurines; what matters is the shortage in supply.   But where can I find retired Lladro porcelain figurines?   The truth that internet has opened the door to many dealers of porcelain figurines of Lladro. A lot of figurines of porcelain of all kinds have been offered for sale, through internet, Internet makes easier to find porcelain figurines by doing a search online.   The problem comes when locating more special porcelain figurines or the most difficult ones; and of course to be able to find to the same seller a group of special retired porcelains.   On our website, www.cocowif.com, we offer the possibility of finding retired and limited edition porcelain figurines of Lladro, difficult to locate in internet. We offer a wide collection, so it is very difficult not to find the Lladro porcelain figurine you’re looking for. And if you do not find the piece, we offer the possibility to make the search for you.   This is what makes the difference between our web and internet; with just one click, you will have the chance to appreciate a unique and wide collection of retired and limited edition porcelain figurines of Lladro....

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Eagle & birds of porcelain of edward marshall boehm

Eagle & birds of porcelain of edward marshall boehm

Posted by on Apr 13, 2015 in Antiques », English, Porcelain | 0 comments

Who is Edward Marshall Boehm? Edward Marshall Boehm was and actually is, the best American sculptor of porcelain figurines of birds, eagles, birds, flowers and wildlife. His reputation is such that the Vatican Museum awarded him with the honor in 1992,, to give his name to one of the wings of the museum. He died in 1969. His wife took from this date the reins of the company boehm, founded in 1950. The prestige of the company boehm is the one of the most valued worldwide, to the point that one of the porcelain figurines of an eagle, remains in a privileged place in the White House, in Washington, for quite some time. Similarly, a big number of figurines of boehm porcelain, can be seen in more than 130 museums worldwide. Boehm had the gift of knowing how to give realism to each of his creations, his obsession was such that, as you can see in the figurine of porcelain we offer in our website, retains any wrinkles, hair, shape, color eagle; and more importantly, its size. The size of our porcelain eagle is real !!!, seems stuffed !!!. One of the most curious anecdote that has happened in our shop in Palma de Mallorca (Spain), was a client who wanted to sue me for having exposed in the front of the store a stuffed eagle …. He was not the only one who thought it; the realism of porcelain figurines is such that look real.     Among the porcelain figurines of birds, you can see a variety of around 100 different species. In each of the porcelain figurines can be seen, in a perfect way, how the artist puts the bird, eagle or all other wild animals in their own environment. The artista fills every porcelain of such realism to give the required touch to any decoration. The eagle of boehm porcelain, showed on our website is real size. His outstretched wings give such realism that the porcelain will give the dynamism required to any decoration. Its size is impressive, since the width of porcelain, due to their extended wings, is 1 meter and 23 centimeters; being 75 inches high and 53 inches deep. This porcelain belongs to a limited edition of 100 porcelain figurines, corresponding the number 25 to our piece. Its value is 21,000 euros. The parts where the eagle holds are such a perfect realism, that really looks as...

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Why Elvis Presley was a lover of Lladro porcelain figurines

Why Elvis Presley was a lover of Lladro porcelain figurines

Posted by on Apr 6, 2015 in English, Figurines, Lladro, Porcelain | 0 comments

Nobody know and nobody has ever said that Elvis Presley was absolutely in love with the porcelain figurinesof Lladro. The truth is that says those who knew him better, he was passionate about this Spanish porcelain. How he met this figurines of porcelain? In the 1960s, one of his fans gave him a Lladro porcelain figurine, and the admiration was absolutely so high, for the fineness and delicacy of porcelain and its soft colors, that despite his image of hard rocking, he fell in love with Lladro. He came to collect about twenty – thirty figurines of porcelain Lladro. We have no idea which was the fate of his porcelains from first time, but we do know is that they were very valuable figurines of porcelain, as all of them from that age. The company Lladro wanted to pay tribute to this great artist with a fantastic design of Elvis Presley, dressed in black with a red guitar. The plasticity of this figurine becames in a special porcelain, the artist has captured in this figurine of porcelain the typical pose of Elvis, considering even the wrinkles of his pants. The contrast of red porcelain gives a pop twist to fit any retro, vintage or pop decoration. And for lovers of an older decoration, to give the magic touch of color between the faintest and muted colors of such decoration. This porcelain figurine of Elvis Presley, is one of the new issues of Lladró; is in high demand among fans of this rocker and lovers of this porcelain. The price of this porcelain is 700 euros. Lladro is getting, with this new pop trend, to call the attention of younger audiences. This type of client has been a major struggles for Lladro throughout its history; since the type of client of Lladro has always been an older audience. http://cocowif.com/product/lladro-figurine-of-porcelain-elvis-presley/ But this is changing and we are starting, very oftenly, to see in any new decor, major new and some old figurines of Lladro porcelain. Elvis Presley, achived, as the company Lladro, reach the hearts of audiences of different ages and totally different personalities. Elvis Presley was and is, a myth in the US and elsewhere. Say the word Elvis, is to say United States; the same way to say the word Lladró is to say Spain. Elvis used to say “viva las vegas”, and Lladro-Spain says “Viva España”  ...

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Which is the most expensive Lladro porcelain figurine actually?

Which is the most expensive Lladro porcelain figurine actually?

Posted by on Mar 28, 2015 in English, Lladro, Lladró advices, Porcelain | 0 comments

First of all, commenting that Lladro porcelain figurines and all the decorative elements belonging to the Lladró brand are traded upward due to be considered luxury decorative items. The process of making porcelain figurines is very complex, just as the quality of its materials are top quality. Also keep in mind that the name of the firm Lladro is highly valued, so that all objects belonging to the Lladro brand will be highly valued and will revalued over the years. Which is the most expensive porcelain figurine actually? Currently, the first place of the ranking, concerning to the price, goes to the decoration items. Lladro porcelain lamps, which we show below, are the most expensive ones. The main reason is the size, the difficulty in processing them, for its finesse and elegance and the amount of porcelain. The price of these six feet tall chandelier of porcelain, and eight feet wide; is 90,000 euros each. Each of them has been designed by the department of design and decoration of the Lladro brand     The success of these two wonders, it is because the idea of ​​knowing how to combine the delicacy of fine porcelain of Lladro with a decorative object so important and elegant as it is a lamp, plus the big size of them. Who are the buyers of this type of decorative object of porcelain? Obviously to acquire this type of porcelain, you must have space and money. About space, to successfully engage a lamp of this size, must be quite broad. And logically, there should be sufficient height. The type of customer who is currently purchasing this product, are Europeans, chinesee and people of Saudi Arabia. It is said that a very wealthy family in Abu dhabi, acquired last week, fifteen lamps of Lladro to decorate his palace, among them, are those shown in this article.   Lladro, has perfectly adapted to changing times and has made name in decorative items that were boxes for other decorative companies. The department of design and decoration of the company Lladro is still studying and analyzing the decoration market to continue surprising us with new objects. Despite how costly it can be a Lladro porcelain figurine, do not forget, it’s an investment; over time it will...

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When Lladro began to make figurines of porcelain?

When Lladro began to make figurines of porcelain?

Posted by on Mar 20, 2015 in Advice, English, Figurines, Lladro, Lladró advices | 0 comments

When Lladro began to make  this incredible and beautiful figurines of porcelain? Lladro began producing figurines of porcelain almost 55 years ago, in 1951. In those years the Lladró brothers began modestly and with real difficulties of all kinds, their activities as creators of porcelain. Those early years were hard but very positive from the point of view of development of a human activity. During that first times many trials and many corrections were developed to achieve the success they have subsequently been Lladró porcelain figurines. How were those early years?   Obviously, they were difficult years, years of trial and effort to acquire a personal way to do a quality Works, that was done and especially in their own style. There were almost fifteen years that were consumed in finding a way to an own original expression and different to others, and with a large market product. They were years of creations, ideas, projects, tests, trials, comparisons, amendments and endly of large doses of reality achieved.   A few years to create a style and a work was structured: the unmistakable Lladro style.   What kind of work was done in those early years?   The works that were performed in those years, now it seem historical, these are works that, despite its nature, perhaps not yet fully defined, and have their character, have an own profile, announcing aloud what to be shortly.   The Lladró brothers were able to create, from the outset, these porcelain figurines with a particular and distinctive mark, so own stylization, that mixture of flexibility, elegance and personality.       The porcelain figurines shown in this article of the blog belong to the first times and you can perfectly observe the styling, refinement and delicacy of all porcelain figurines. There are figurines of dancers, very pleasing to the public by the originality of the tutu, which seems to open up like a flower, still a marvel of craftsmanship, very common in the production of the first period of porcelain figurines of the company Lladro.       In Cocowif we are specialized in porcelain figurines from the first period, retired figurines and limited editions. We have around one hundred porcelain figurines that are not  even listed in the lladro lists, and we will be adding to the website gradually. If you are a collector of Lladro porcelain figurines of this period of time, please contact us and we will send you photos and details of these porcelain figurines....

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How to decorate with old Lladro figurines of porcelain, ballerinas

How to decorate with old Lladro figurines of porcelain, ballerinas

Posted by on Mar 16, 2015 in English, Lladro, Lladró advices, Porcelain | 0 comments

The figurine of porcelain of ballerinas of ballet, have been since the beginning of Lladró, a subject of special attention, being a subject very pleased to the public. It is a type of porcelain that often seems exclusive to decorate the room of a young lady, but still remain, it may well appear, just as in the decoration of any family room where the family meets. These ballerinas are admirably suited to any decoration, depending on the art they practice, to reproduce positions in the porcelain, which is a real challenge for the artista, is to capture this positions. This grace in the movements and attitudes, so typical of a ballerina, were as a test of strength. The artist had to fix the attitude, the gesture, but the movement could only insinuate on porcelain to give the feel of it.     And that’s something fully achieved, not only in porcelain figurines that represent dancing, but even in one sitting, which certainly gives the impression that just do right then, or even more, which He has not finished yet and they do is accommodating the position of the legs and looking with her hands in her lap to support them in it. With singular importance, the ballerina dress running a difficult step on the toes: the tutu, which seems to open as a wavy flower petals, presents a series of drafts that are a true marvel of craftsmanship, a prodigy and a display that were very common in the production of porcelain figurines of the early days of the company Lladró. Following the completion of these ballerines, Lladró took the decision to extend the human figurines, including religious, making them longer and thereby giving them a new dimensión, absolutely away from any hint of vulgarity. The porcelain figurine ballerina of the photo, that tyes his shoe, through support for the foot on a stool, is irrefutable proof of what I commented; that leg outstretched arms stretched and those are worthy of a goddess of pagan antiquity. This Lladro porcelain figurine of the ballerina, who gives his final touches to her footwear is arranged geometrically so that her body, arms, leg resting on the ground and an imaginary line joining the two shoes, will be almost perfect square and the leg whose foot is putting on off-diagonal. The straight lines formed by the floor and the top of the screen, perfectly horizontal, contribute to accentuate the dynamism of the action....

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News issues of Lladro porcelain in lighting for your home

News issues of Lladro porcelain in lighting for your home

Posted by on Mar 15, 2015 in English, Figurines, Lladro, Lladró advices, Porcelain | 0 comments

The company of figurines of porcelain , Lladro, do not stop to bringing new products and concepts in porcelain lamps for the decoration of your home. Lladro has ceased to just focus on porcelain figurines to decorate your home, since a few years ago; Lladro perceived the need to expand its concept of products to new needs in home decoration. Lighting is one of the most important points in decoration. This is the reason why the company Lladro has set to work to his house design team, to take a new collection of classic reference and updates to porcelain, besides the high level of raw material, changes the language in which it is expressed. This new interpretation achieved a good result, which may be included in all environments and gives a special touch to any decor for quality porcelain and color. A clear example of what we’d been saying, can be seen in the Winter palace collection, with prices ranging from € 6,000.00 to € 22,500.00. The concept of these porcelains is to give a touch of pop style to any room. These prestigious lamps of Lladro porcelain, are conducive to fill elegant decor of any home and make the necessary prestige and also be able to combine the elegance of any type of furniture. This new collection of lamps of porcelain, unlike the Belle de Nuit collection, let the bright colors and focuses on a white and gold colors, high elegance in art-deco style. The sensation left by these lamps of porcelain to any decoration, compared to those made with other materials is the warmth. This concept allows to achieve any cozy atmosphere and decor. Lladro is still betting in a high level, on the line of lighting, creating new trends and using their porcelain. All of these lamps of Lladro porcelain are handmade by the prestigious team of artists in the city of porcelain in Valencia (Spain). There are about 1,000 people working, and making the creaction of the company Lladro, been exported to over 120 countries on five continents work. This new collection includes porcelain pendant lamps and wall sconces made of porcelain and being available in different formats, prices, sizes and decorations; but that if keeping a pop art style in white and gold colors. With this new prestigious collection of porcelain lamps, the company Lladro steps forward and adds new proposals to its extensive range for lighting and habitat. Porcelain illuminating, with the differential values ​​that give them the artistic qualities of matter and the creativity of the brand.  ...

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How to find a lladro figurine of porcelain

How to find a lladro figurine of porcelain

Posted by on Mar 4, 2015 in English, Figurines, Lladro, Lladró advices | 2 comments

How can I find the Lladro figurine of porcelain I’m looking for?   There are two types of groups of Lladro porcelain figurines to clarify our search: Active figurines of porcelain: These porcelains, are currently manufactured and sold in all official Lladro stores or on their websites. To find these porcelains you just have to indicate the reference number of the porcelain figurine, if known, or tell them the reason that represents the figurine of porcelain, in order to facilitate its location between the several classifications facilitated by Lladro. Into the types of classification that Lladro offers, and you can check at their official website, we find flowers, women, children, angels, animals, dogs and cats, Christmas, etc. Retired or limited edition figurines of porcelain: This group of porcelain is the most complicated to find, by the fact that these porcelains are no longer manufactured and we have to rely on finding them in the second hand market. The good news is that there are sites specializing in this type of porcelain figurines, that either own the porcelain you’re looking for, either know how to locate it. Our company Cocowif, is specialized in Lladro porcelain figurines for over 20 years, we are global benchmark for this type of porcelain. In our web page www.cocowif.com newly created, you’ll find a selection of all the figurines we have. We will gradually including all of our porcelain. Please keep checking every week the new ítems will be including will We have about 200 porcelain figurines of the pre-list of Lladro (years 1955-1963) not cataloged even by Lladro, besides we own some porcelain figurines of Lladro that Lladro the same company, lladro, does not have even in its museums. How can Cocowif help you to find a porcelain figurine of Lladro? In our section of Lladro, on the website, you will find a search engine to facilitate your search, where you can include the reference number, in case you know it, or the name of the porcelain figurine. We also just have included at the bottom of every page of Lladro, a questionnaire, so you can provide ti us all the information you have about the porcelain figurine so we can find it easily. Do not hesitate to contact us for any questions you may have according to Lladro porcelain figurines. In addition, we remind you that the all the porcelain displayed on our website is a brief selection of all our collection. We are gradually incorporating new porcelain...

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How can I make an insurance in a porcelain figurine of Lladro?

How can I make an insurance in a porcelain figurine of Lladro?

Posted by on Mar 2, 2015 in Advice, English, Figurines, Lladro, Lladró advices, Porcelain | 0 comments

How can I make an insurance when I buy a porcelain figurine of Lladro?  The company Lladró offers its customers the opportunity to purchase an insurance for breakage for all Lladro porcelain figurines. This is the Lladro Assurance program (LAP), which allows the buyer to purchase again the figurine of porcelain or a similar one with lower Price, with a 33% discount on the selling price to the public in any authorized dealer of Lladró. To Which group of porcelains is this insurance goes to? This insurance is intended only to active porcelain figurines of Lladro, no to the retired ones. That logically, are not sold in official stores of Lladro. The retired figurines of porcelain Lladró, can only be bought at the second market. You could also make a personal private insurance to this figurines of porcelain, been indemnified the insurer, in case of disaster, for the purchase value in the invoice. How can you actívate this insurance? To activate this insurance is only necessary to fill the certificate you will find inside the box and send it by mail to lladro for free. Also you can do so by calling to the phone number on the certificate or through the website of Lladro (www.lladro.com), creations and then clicking on the insurance link  of Lladró. Into the certificate you will find a brochure that carefully explains this insurance and all the conditions, as well as a card that the client must save completaly filled to enjoy insurance. The certificate shall also indicate the authentication code of the Lladro porcelain figurine, which guarantees you to be in possession of a true Lladro porcelain figurine. Insurance is only valid for the Lladro porcelain figurine that corresponds to the code, it also lets you know the date of manufacture, the retailer and the owner of the figurine of porcelain. A guarantee that turns customers into possession of a unique and unrepeatable porcelain figurine of Lladro. Why is it better to ensure a porcelain figurine, in order to acquire a new porcelain, that to restore it in case of breakage? As I have explained in previous articles, porcelain figurines lose a high percentage of their economic value when they are restored. A restored work, logically, can not have the same economic value as a porcelain figurine that is in perfect condition. Hence, it is more efficient to purchase, if you have the financial capacity, a new figurine of porcelain, with the discounts offered by insurance, in case of breakage....

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What is “the Guest” in Lladro porcelain ? Jaime Hayon

What is “the Guest” in Lladro porcelain ? Jaime Hayon

Posted by on Feb 23, 2015 in English, Figurines, Lladro, Porcelain | 0 comments

The Guest by Lladro Atelier, consists in spectacular and unique characters, created by Young, genuine and innovative artists of the time, to whom the company Lladro offers the possibility to give his magic and special touch, depending on their trend, the vision, style, image and personality of each author and has as result, unique porcelain figurines. Artists like Jaime Hayon, from Spain; the American Tim Biskup or the Japanese Devil Robots are clear examples of the creations of these spectacular characters, whose creations are executed by the marvelous sculptors of the company Lladro in Valencia (Spain). The guest by Jaime Hayon, are full of colorful and original characters, that perplex the viewer. Jaime Hayon develops their imagination and executes in its entirety to perform stunning creations, numbered and limited series. The idea of ​​these creations is to develop in Lladro porcelain figurines, their fantasy world, their unique and innovative ideas adapted to usual, typical and common issues of Lladro. The result, as I just said, are creations, developed into the porcelain figurines, which express in a radiant way, the characteristic style of Lladro, mixed with subjectivity and the imagination of each guest artist; as Jaime Hayon here. Web   What is the main objetive of Lladro with The guest?   The main objective of the company Lladro is to adapt to new trends. Lladro tries to captivate the viewer with new styles and win the trust of all those art lovers who constantly demand variety in trends and visions.   Jaime Hayon is a visionary of contemporary art, its success is so palpable that his works are being demanded by major museums of contemporary art worldwide. The success of the company Lladro in choosing artists to give their vision and perspective to these designs is quite recognizable. That touch, an eastern therefore has increased the demand and requests to purchase all these curious porcelain figurines, from Asia.       Our company Cocowif, specializes in retired and limited edition porcelain figurines of Lladro includes into its wide collection, these works of art, despite all these pieces are current and new figurines, due to its rarity, uniqueness and of course, to  the difficulty of getting them.   Cocowif team wishes that no one hesitate to contact with them in order to request any issue related to these genuine pieces or any retired or limited edition Lladro porcelain figurine....

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How to value a porcelain figurine of Lladro?

How to value a porcelain figurine of Lladro?

Posted by on Feb 18, 2015 in English, Figurines, Lladro, Lladró advices, Porcelain | 0 comments

The fact is that the value of a porcelain figurine of Lladro is set in based to many variants.   The principal one and is what we must remember is to know that, like everything in life, the lack and high demand of the piece, makes a porcelain figurine of Lladro more or less, expensive. We must put aside the sentimental value  and personal tastes of the figurine of porcelain. How can I know the real value of my porcelain figurine of Lladro? The best idea to find out the real value of a porcelain figurine of Lladro is, if the figurine of porcelain has been retired, you should contact directly to us (www.cocowif.com) or to another specialist in retired figurines; and in case that the  porcelain figurine is current, contact directly, to any official store of Lladro, facilitating the name and reference numer of the figurine of porcelain and they will give you the true value in one second. It’s as simple as that. How is set the value of a Lladro porcelain figurine? The porcelain figurines, like everything in life, are based on trends, personal tastes, prestige of giving Lladro, etc .; but what the thing that really increases the value of a porcelain figurine is the year in which a piece is retired from the market, (when they stop manufacturing the figurine). The inability to acquire the retired figurine, causes that the value of the porcelain figurine get increased. A clear example of it, is in Figurine Collectors Society Lladro “Little pals,” 1985; Lladro number 0107600. During 1985 was rated in $ 95. It was retired in 1986, and its value from 1987 (disregarding the latter years of crisis) does not drop $ 3,000; reaching  a rate of sale in 1992 of $ 6,000. Other porcelain figurine of Lladro that are trading high, belongs to a select group from the list of pre-production. These porcelain figurines are a safe investment. These figurines belongs to the early days of Lladró (1957-1965). A couple of examples, you can see on our website www.cocowif.com   1 – Figura de porcelana Lladró: Ballet Paraban 2 – Lladro figurine of porcelain: Black ballerina   CONCLUSION: ng, to set the price of a porcelain figurine of Lladro is the  demand, the lack of the piece and the Antique of the product. It is very important to know, that the subjective value of a porcelain or our personal taste towards the figurine of porcelain that we sell are absolutely relative..There are figurines of Lladro absolutely horrible for my taste, but they are listed high in the market, due to the difficulty of acquiring them. Don’t be afraid to put yourself in hands of a specialist in porcelain figurines of Lladro to be advised on your porcelain figurines....

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How to take care of a dog figurine of porcelain Lladro

How to take care of a dog figurine of porcelain Lladro

Posted by on Feb 13, 2015 in English, Figurines, Lladro, Porcelain | 0 comments

Acquiring a dog is a big responsibility that may continue for a period of 15 years. This decision should be considered and not made by impulse actions. Before deciding on one or another type of dog, consider such diverse factors as the available space, the cost of animal feed and place of residence, in addition to the requirements of hygiene and exercise of the dog. Depending on where you live, you will require one race or another. If you live in an area that requires a good guard dog, a German shepherd is preferable, as well as a boxer or bulldog. If you are a lover of bulldog, but do not have time and space to take care, you have the possibility to acquire on the website Cocowif.com a great porcelain figurine of Lladro, representing a bulldog. It is a piece just for collectors, very hard to find. How do I feed the dog? Ensure that the animal follow an usual diet and schedules. If the dog is a puppy the meal frequency will be higher, and will decrease as he grows. What about the care? You should brush the dog once or twice a week. Take the time to inspect any abnormality brushing, skin condition. Brush the bulldog gently and slowly. Adult dogs are usually kept pretty clean, although it should be washed occasionally. If the bulldog that you have in your home is a porcelain figurine of Lladro, do not forget to clean it. The best method is to do in the bath with hot, soapy water pouring on top, then pour water and let it dry. What about the exercise of my bulldog? Dogs need exercise regularly and freely run at least an hour a day as adults. Puppies will settle for a shorter rides. Take advantage of periods of walk to go by training your dog. A Smart puppy and obedient must know the basic commands before age 6 months. If you do not have time to walk a bulldog, better not buy it and stick to observe the porcelain figurine of Lladro set out in our website.     The porcelain figurine of Lladro “Bulldog” is one of the most special figurines of Lladro, it represents a bulldog in standing pose, ears up and alert. Its price is 2,250.00 euros. It was made during the years 1966 and 1980. It has 12.7 cm tall. The finish of the porcelain is glaze. It is an ideal figurine for collectors of porcelain Lldro and lovers of bulldog....

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New issues of Lladro in pop art style: Marilyn Monroe

New issues of Lladro in pop art style: Marilyn Monroe

Posted by on Feb 11, 2015 in English, Figurines, Lladro, Porcelain | 1 comment

What’s new in porcelain figurines of Lladro and which styles?   Lladro is renewing its porcelain figurines and adapting them to new trends, styles and new tastes of the lovers of these porcelain figurines. We can find a clear example, with the Lladro porcelain figurine, reference number 1009131, which honors the American diva, Marilyn Monroe. Her measurements are 41 cm high x 37 cm wide. Its designer is Javier Molina and the price is € 1,250.00. The finish is matte in white porcelain and the color of the lips is a passion red, making a spectacular contrast. It is one of the new issues of Lladro that are having more demand in the market. With the mere presence of Marilyn Monroe, you draw your attention, but in this case, Lladro has been overcome and has managed to convey the power and beauty of this actress in this design. Lladro has perfectly shaped the look in her eyes, as if it were a photo.     The style of this porcelain it would be included in the pop art style. What is pop art? It is a style or artistic movement of the twentieth century that uses popular images, such as advertisements, comics, “worldly” and the film world cultural objects and adapted to painting, sculpture and photography. The greatest artistic exponent of this trend is the American artist Andy Warhol. The colors used by this artistic trend are very bright, or even warm colors to a timely with a strong touch of color that give strength to the work of art and contrasting. This is the case of our Lladro porcelain figurine of Marilyn Monroe. Decoration advise: This style porcelain figurine, perfectly fits in any decoration. In case the style of our decoration is antique, we could perfectly include this spectacular porcelain figurine above any of our furniture, either a table, sideboard, console, etc. The contrast of the white porcelain figurine with the dark color of the wood will be spectacular and will give more importance to the furniture. Similarly, if the style of your decoration is modern, the colors and style of this porcelain figurine will fit perfectly with your decoration. For those lovers of modern styles, I would like to say that porcelain figurines are not decorative elements for outdated styles, not only belong in the house of our grandmothers; nooo !!!!, porcelain figurines, especially this one, of Marilyn Monroe, give, for its color and style, contrast, distinction and modernity to modern decoration. Believe me....

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