F.O.A.G. by F.Marrocu
Being a member of an ancient family of goldsmiths, in 1967 Fernando Marrocu and his wife opened a workshop in Villacidro. In the early Eighties, his children - two of whom have worked in several goldsmith's workshops honing their skills - joined him and founded what is now the Fabbrica Orafa Artigiana di Fernando Marrocu e Figli . Over the years, the company has grown. It now has several employees who have completed their apprenticeship there and actively contribute to it, under the guidance of the Marrocu brothers, carrying on a production that echoes traditional and modern goldsmith's art designs.
The production of the workshop is rather wide and varied, including traditional Sardinian wedding rings and complex traditional jewellery. Each jewel is a very peculiar and it is intended not only as a decorative object but also as an element of a specific cultural identity, part of fine goldsmith's tradition.
Several goldsmith techniques are implemented: filigree, embossing, chiselling, fretworking, engraving and granulation. Each object is created as part of a specific project, that includes research, study, processing technique and its application.
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