piątek, 19 września 2008


Theosaurus, Theo for short, is the name of this high-quality porcelain piggy bank. His name comes from the Latin term "thesaurus" (treasure). Piggy banks were invented in Asia Minor 4,000 years ago, and they have since spread around the world. They were once small chests in which savings were kept. Today, piggy banks are more rare than they once were, and Theo is, for this reason, all the more special. He stands there a proud, self-assured piggy bank, one of the last of his kind with his own story: His design originated from Morphorm/Martin Schatz, a product designer from Berlin in cooperation with Lee Kmji, a product designer from Busan/South Korea. Theo is produced in Thuringia by Wallendorfer Porzellanmanufaktur, a German porcellan manufacturer founded in 1764 and steeped in tradition. The shoes of the standing Theo are made from actual cork, a premium natural product, and are produced by the oldest cork specialist in Germany: the firm of Eugen Hackenschuh. The sitting version of Theo features a quality metal lock/Theo
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