Coral, Cameos and Jewels

The little museum of Cammeo

The first phase of the workmanship consists in the choice of the shell.Subsequently he passes to the scoppatura, or to the cut of the most convex part of the shell, her “cup”; then he proceeds to the marking and the sagomatura of the cut piece: inside the cup they are traced the contours of the cameos that are wanted to draw and they are eliminated, cutting her superfluous parts.He finally passes to the aggarbatura.