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White Magnesite with Handpainted Ceramic Eggplant

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Sicily has been fought over and ruled by many peoples over the last 2,500 years, starting with the ancient Greeks. Each conquering group introduced ingredients from its home turf, adding layers to an ever-evolving local cuisine: The Greeks planted grapes and olives, the Romans contributed wheat.But it wasn’t until the early Middle Ages, under Byzantine and Muslim rule, that eggplant became part of the everyday Sicilian diet. Sicilian cuisine today is varied, with beloved regional recipes and all manner of extravagant food for feast days, as well as incredible fish and shellfish from the coastline. But a recurring theme in daily cooking is the use of a few inexpensive, common ingredients: olive oil, eggplant, tomato and pasta, usually with a pinch of peperoncino, crushed hot red pepper. These are down-home, primal flavors, emblematic of so-called "cucina povera", in which simple and delicious meals are made on the cheap.Three of the most famous eggplant dishes are, eggplant caponata eggplant parmigiana and pasta alla Norma. - (source: NY Times)

Pasta alla Norma is one of my favorite dishes prepared by father, for his recipe click here!

- Handpainted in Sicily ceramic Eggplant

-12mm Faceted White Magnesite

-12-13mm Freshwater Pearl

- Made with stretch cord

- Standard 7.5" length

-*Due to variations in natural stones, color may vary slightly from picture*

*all bracelets are made to fit snug, for larger or smaller requests, please leave comments at checkout!

**Oriana Lamarca Designs is not responsible for chips or cracks on ceramic due to wear. These beaded gemstone bracelets include a custom handmade and hand painted ceramic bead made in Sicily. 

By nature jewelry is delicate and these bracelets should be treated with care. Excessive exposure to lotions, perfumes or water as well as dropping them can cause the beads to chip or break.

We inspect each bracelet prior to leaving our office to ensure it arrives in good condition. Any claims due to shipping should be made within 24 hrs of receiving goods. 

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    White Magnesite with Handpainted Eggplant - Oriana Lamarca LLC

    Although My Sicilian Love Affair is my pride and joy, my namesake brand has my whole heart!

    Oriana Lamarca Designs is inspired by travel and fueled by passion. As a first-generation Italian, my designs are totally and completely influenced by my heritage and Sicilian culture. My bracelets reflect my love for family, travel, and fashion and I eventually evolved into a lifestyle brand offering everything from handbags to sunglass straps. From understated, casual pieces to bold, lavish creations, each collection features styles that can take you from daytime chic to nighttime sleek. Oriana Lamarca Designs has a complete product line that includes products for men, women, and children that are classic and sophisticated, yet colorful and fun. My strong connection between my love for Sicily and my products cannot be more evident when scrolling through my site and that’s just how I like it!