The Sicilian amphora. Ancient companion carritteri and wayfarers, even today is considered one of the most characteristic instruments, because empty, blowing into its cavity, it emits a low whistle, which is unique in its sound.
The Caretta Caretta turtle is a lucky charm that represents strength, patience and resistance. It can lay more than 200 eggs at a time and is symbolically linked to fertility and the primordial waters where all life began.
Für den Bau der Fischerboote waren die “Meister der Axt” zuständig.
Jedes Boot hatte, je nach Art des Fischens oder der Transportart, andere Eigenschaften, doch alle wurden von Kunsthandwerkern, den so genannten “pingisanti”, mit leuchtenden Farben und ikonografischen und vor Unheil schützenden Motiven dekoriert.
The ladybird is the symbol of abundance, projection and happiness. Its bright colour keeps predators at bay and recalls the root chakra , it is a sign of courage, strength of will and the desire to experience new adventures.
For those that like wearing Sicily, a necklace dedicated to the most beautiful island in the Mediterranean: a bright delight for the eyes and the soul, for those that want to carry the extraordinary charm of this wonderful land in their heart.
Sicily is well-known for producing pistachio nuts. This “Green Gold” grows mainly in three areas on the island: Bronte, Agrigento and Caltanissetta. They were brought to the island by the Arabs and thrive here.