personal ornaments, amulets, + objects of devotion from the costume museum of nuoro, sardinia

The Costume Museum of Nuoro in Sardinia has an amazing collection of historic jewelry and traditional religious objects on display, among a huge collection of ethnographic artifacts.… Read More personal ornaments, amulets, + objects of devotion from the costume museum of nuoro, sardinia

coral museum in alghero sardegna and testing for true coral

On a recent trip to the coastal city of Alghero, Sardegna (Sardinia), I visited the Museo del Corallo, a small museum about the ancient local red coral trade. Corallium rubrum, some of the highest quality and perhaps most endangered coral of the Mediterranean, has been harvested around Alghero for centuries and has been an important artistic… Read More coral museum in alghero sardegna and testing for true coral