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Passione di Sicilia

Earrings Tatting lace
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Description by the artist

Passione di Sicilia is inspired by nature and red passion Sicilian fruits .Granata Earrings are made entirely by hand with the ancient technique of Tatting Lace. A set of flowers with an intense color that recalls the seeds of the pomegranate.

Details and dimensions

Materials: Tatting lace
Dimensions (cm): Height 8.50, Width 6.50
Weight (kg): 0.015
Handcrafted in Sicily

The artwork in the Sicilian culture

By the Governance of Sicilian Artisan Foundation

The pizzo chiacchierino ( Tatting lace) is a craftsmanship that in Sicily has been handed down since 1800 and that today sees some skilled artists of the hinterland continue the tradition. Hands, thread and an instrument called shuttle are the elements that give life to rings, knots and chains that are combined as if they were fabric jewels. Of aristocratic origin, this processing took place in the living rooms where the ladies chatted while working (hence the term chiacchierino it means chatty). It is considered the most valuable among embroideries.

(photo) A Sicilian family in 1800

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