Marilu Fernandez in his studio wearing jewelry of coral in Palermo its collections of unique theme.
In 1981 by a gift from her friend, an old necklace, she turns, and finishes with the system of rock crystal.
One day her husband makes a trip to Egypt in Cairo, go to the Egyptian museum and admire them the jewelry of Tutankhamen, seeing those jewels so rich and infinite beauty of stones triggered your desire to create for itself. Then everywhere in Egypt buy some stones and went back to Palermo begins to make necklaces, earrings etc.. and begins to sell them with friends.
In 1986 he went to Erice to see an exhibition of antiquities in Sicily, but there were necklaces. What was strange because the jewelry culture is very rich and ancient Sicilian world-famous as a school. In fact, in 1300-1400 the best school of the coral was just in Trapani, not counting all the gold and precious stones produced for the nobility of the province of Trapani sea siciliani.Il was especially rich in coral Sciacca and the highest quality. Fishing for wild made him disappear over the years but now protected in reserves is growing back. As we said at the houses of the nobles of that time were full of coral jewelry and Marilu just wanted to take that tradition and bring it back to Sicily to revive the coral as the time of his noble Sicilian putting together a production of jewelry made from coral.
Since then he has created dozens of collections are often inspired by and connected to land in Sicily. Now, four collections a year ago, two high-fashion pieces with more themes from Sicily and 2 of pret-a-porter.
From Tower of the Greek which is the capital of the coral send him the raw material.
Marilu is now famous throughout the world, defining precisely the lady of the coral is home to the royal principality of Monaco where he participated in an exhibition of objects only in her coral necklace and a print on the stamp commemmorativo the event.
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