Moorish Heads: The Legend of an Ancient Sicilian Tradition
Discover the origin and meaning of the famous Moorish Heads.
The Moorish Head is an iconic creation of Sicilian tradition, a hand-painted ceramic vase depicting the face of a Moor or a young woman. This object has a fascinating history, intertwined with the legend of a young woman who, wounded in her pride and betrayed by the love of her Moor, created a vase-like object with her head to forever preserve her face.
Today, the Moorish Head is a beloved element of Sicilian culture. Our hand-painted ceramic Moorish Heads offer a wide range of designs that skillfully reproduce the face of the Moor or the young maiden. Each vase is adorned with a crown, symbolizing nobility and royalty, and features the distinctive traits of Sicilian culture, along with carefully chosen vibrant colors that evoke the Mediterranean atmosphere.
Discover more about the history and traditions of the Moorish Head and itheir significance. Purchase your hand-painted ceramic vase, an extraordinary option to enrich your decor with a unique piece, bringing an authentic touch of Sicily into your home.