Mythical Collections: Mermaids’ Accessories

In folklore, a mermaid is an aquatic creature with the head and upper body of a female human and the tail of a fish. Mermaids appear in the folklore of many cultures worldwide, including the Near East, Europe, Asia, and Africa. The first stories appeared in ancient Assyria, in which the goddess Atargatis transformed herself…

What do you give to someone who has everything?

I think that no matter how talented of a gifter you are, there were moments when you thought you just don’t know what to give to your partner/parents/friend/sister/brother. In this blog I’ll give you a few tips of what you can buy to someone who has everything! I believe that for ladies, there are plenty…

Mythical Fashion: Orc Accessories

About Orcs An orc (also spelled ork) is a fictional humanoid creature that is part of a fantasy race akin to goblins. While the overall concept of orcs draws on a variety of pre-existing mythology, the main conception of the creatures stems from the fantasy writings of J. R. R. Tolkien, in particular The Lord of the Rings….

Advocating For Slow Fashion Movement

Emmy Watson has been a strong voice for sustainable fashion. With sweatshops continuing to exploit textile workers around the world despite decades of efforts to expose their unethical ways, her fight to raise awareness is admirable. Fashion should do more than empower the consumer – it should empower the artisans who make our clothes. Part Of Being…

Video Tours Of Our Stores

I mentioned it before but I never really got around to show you all, that Intuita Shop is not solely an offline store – in fact, we have opened our first offline store in 67. Váci street, Budapest 15 years ago (in 2004). After quickly filling up the shelves of the store with Hungarian artifacts,…

Hungarians & Cats

If you come to Hungary from another country, you might notice that in most souvenir shops you will find something cat-related. Here, in Intuita Shop, we also have a lot of items with cats. So no wonder many customers ask me, why are there so many cat souvenirs? At first I didn’t know what to…

Mythical Collections: Designs For Centaurs

Magnificent Centaurs are fantasy creatures from Greek mythology with the upper body being human and the lower body and legs of a horse! There are many popular culture pieces where they include centaurs from J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series (they are near-humans that live in the Forbidden Forest. The centaurs tend to be passive creatures,…

The Art Of Gifting | Sterling Silver Gifts

Filigree Design, Sterling Silver and Enamel Jewelry Here in Intuita shop, we have not met yet another artist who fuses enamel with sterling silver. The reason it is so rare is that enamel starts to melt at a lower degree (750-850 degrees Celcius) than silver (961.8 degree Celcius). That means that you have to be…

Mythical Creatures: Good Witches vs. Dark Magic

Witchcraft has existed since the beginning of time. The meaning of it very much depends on the culture and the time of age the term is used. in the modern era, especially among younger, urban people in America and Europe, the word may more commonly refer to benign or positive practices of modern paganism, where…

Ariel’s Dinnerware Set

I never thought I could love something so white, so simple but these porcelain and platinum pieces are so charming, I ought to have fallen in love with them! We named the style Ariel’s dinnerware because these shapes were inspired by the shells and snails from the oceans and the seas. Even though we don’t…