The Sciacca coral is a coral of the Rubrum species with unique characteristics in the world. It is a mainly sub-fossil coral already dead due to a natural and therefore eco-sustainable process, which has different color tones from the Mediterranean rubrum: the color tones range from intense orange to pale salmon-pink characterized by brownish spots and sometimes black just to testify its link with volcanic phenomena.
The coral of Sciacca was born from vast extensions of coral reefs which, due to frequent earthquakes and eruptions, were torn from the volcanic rock and deposited on the bottom creating three large deposits coral. Over the centuries, the action of muds and volcanic gases changed the genetic structure, transforming the Red Coral of the Mediterranean into the extraordinary and unique Coral of Sciacca.
The excellence of local craftsmanship, which finds maximum expression in the ancient art of coral processing, combined with the quality of Sciacca coral give life to unique objects of high value and quality.
Where to find it
La Bottega del corallo
Corso Vittorio Emanuele, 49
Sciacca - AG