There is something about a piece of art in figurine form that just draws you to it's timeless beauty. And because it is a collectible it will be more likely to increase in value rather than just become another dust gatherer on your shelf. There are some really nice pieces around that are just mass produced but still really nice. But if you want to get into the Rolls Royce of figurines start your Lladro collection now. Many famous people have extensive Lladro collections of many pieces worth lots of dollars. Lladro is a company based in Valencia in Spain and produces many fine porcelain pieces. The company is not that old being started in by three Lladre brothers. These guys used to make vases and jugs and decided to branch out into figurines in . These figurines were so popular that the brothers had to expand their operation and eventually move to new bigger premises in . It is easy to see why this stuff is so popular. Just look at a Lladro collection and marvel at the uniqueness of each piece.