What moves us

I’m a storyteller. I believe in the Alchemy of stories, in the power and transcendence that objects acquire when they are associated with memories, people and places.
I am moved by human relationships and am inspired by the ability we have to express who we are, to connect with each other, and to leave our mark through design and jewelry.

At Leão, my purpose is to make the unspeakable tangible, to embody moments and achievements in the form of something lasting and eternal, which will pass from generation to generation.

Maria Leão Torres

Leão was founded by the designer and jeweller Maria Leão Torres.
Maria was present at international exhibitions, such as the Contemporary Jewellery Biennal, in Shanghai (2018) and recognized with several awards, including Best Of Portojóia – Revelation Designer by the Public (2019), Best Of Portojóia – Innovation, Techniques and Materials (2016 ) and a Bursary Award by the United Kingdom Guild of Enamellers (2014/2015), for his artistic creations with bold aesthetics.

A specialized artist, she was invited to teach classes and workshops in different schools in Portugal  (ESAD – Matosinhos, Lisbon Jewellery Center and Escola Artística Soares dos Reis).

Maria Leão Torres has always been focused on people and, since 2011, she has been creating jewellery collections and exclusive pieces, being part of her clients’ most beloved stories and events.

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