The coral mouth necklace: summer 2021 trend

22-04-2021

Coral Mouth

Not infrequently the fashions and trends of the moment, even in terms of jewelry, are born on social networks, to then land and above all develop on the catwalk, giving life to couture jewels.
With the arrival of summer it is also more pleasant to show off jewels that highlight the tan and that ...

How coral is collected

09-02-2021

How coral is collected

Over the years the Coral fishing has undergone drastic changes in response to the rules that have made this practice completely sustainable.
The first evidence of coral fishing and harvesting in Torre del Greco dates back to the fifteenth century.
The town's fishermen moved around the Medite...

Coral in Torre del Greco: 200 years of history

08-02-2021

Coral Torre del Greco

It is not uncommon to associate the processing of coral and cameos with Torre Del Greco.
Thanks to the skill of the master engravers and the charm of the creations, the fame of the city, has conquered the whole world.
Over time there have been various attestations of coral processing, inclu...

Different colors of coral

07-02-2021

Different colors of coral

There are more than 7000 different species of coral in the world. However, only six species are used in jewelry, also known as “Precious Corals”, a focus topic of our post.
Precious corals are only present in red, pink and white color ranges. These categories are divided into many different...

Tailored cameos

20-01-2021

Tailored cameos

Personalizing cameos: engrave your memories


When someone thinks to shell cameos, the mind immediately goes to the classic grandmother cameos, those with the lady reproduced in profile, which for over two hundred years continues to be engraved on sardonyx or carnelian cameos for over tw...

Traditional cameo engraving

05-06-2020

Incisione a cammeo

Traditional cameo engraving
 
When we talk about cameo engraving, we immediately associate the idea of ​​the cameo, the jewel obtained by the engraving of a shell or a layered stone. In reality, the cameo engraving includes all the processes that consist of engraving a woma...

Agate cameos and shell cameos: what differences

22-05-2020

Agata Cameo

Centuries of history are enclosed behind the history of the cameo. We have traced it from the remains of the ancient ruins of the cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum.
The cameo is, therefore, an art that comes from far away and has its roots in a classic tradition that still today represents the ...

How to match cameos

28-01-2020

how to match jewelry and cameos

How to match jewelry with cameo
 
The cameos are back in the limelight. In recent years, cameos are becoming an increasingly ostentatious and sought after accessory, even by celebrities. Although when you think of a cameo, a jewel of the past comes to mind, an elegant accessory to be re...

Coral in jewelry and coral reefs

04-11-2019

Coral in jewelry and coral reefs

Coral, jewels and coral reefs bring with them many curiosities. It is important to point out that the coral used in jewelery, for making jewery and accessories, does not derive from coral reefs at risk of extinction. Handcrafted and non-polluting coral work involves the use of deep corals, not at ri...

How to choose coral jewelry

25-05-2019

Coral cocktail ring

In summer it is not uncommon to see coral jewelery worn or on display in jewelers, especially in the sea areas. Coral jewels are the perfect accessory to highlight the tan and enrich any summer outfit. After all, coral has always been considered the stone of summer. In addition to the classic strand...

Folk jewelry and raw coral

24-05-2019

Coral earring

Raw coral is often used to make folk-inspired jewels, very popular this spring. Folk jewels mix the bohemian style and the hippie style, giving rise to perfect creations to be worn every day. The Coachella festival is known to be a veritable riot of folk-inspired clothing and jewelry. Shirts, dresse...