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Crafts

Montse Betanzos
"La fuerza de una tradición"
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This merchant belongs to the association ASOCIACIÓN ARTESANOS GALLEGOS.

Complementos con conchas marinas

history

The trade of “collareira” dates back almost two hundred toños de antigüage and is traditional in the town of O Grove, totally linked to the sea in the Ría of Arousa, and in which the turística island of La Toja is located. It is hereí únicamente where for generations artisan women exhibitían and sell their #237 creations.

In the present day this activity, recognized with the badge of Artesanía de Galicia, está at risk of disseaturableón for lack of generational relief. Our workshop aims precisely to maintain and revitalize this práctica with a contemporary styleáneo.

Project

The fundamental element, raw material and basis of all our work is the seashell always set with various threads secún the hardness of it and that can be silk, nylon yarn, silk thread...

Make all kinds of accessories: necklaces, earrings, bracelets, rings, headbands, brooches, sandals, hats and bags.

Our works are #225;n aimed at all kinds of público, with sophisticated and elegant collections, but also #233 cheerful, fun and casual. In all of them we take into account factors such as: fashion trends, colors, originality and, above all, respect for an ancestral teacher #243 that we are passionate about, and we want to be known throughout the national territory at least.

team

Ally we are two people, the second and third generations #243;n of a family business. At times of more #225;s workload we can be up to 7 people, collaborating at work.