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Museo del Corallo Ascione

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Address: Piazzetta Matilde Serao 19 | Angiporto Galleria Umberto I, 80132, Naples, Italy
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The coral and cameos jewellery museum Ascione is in Naples inside the...

The coral and cameos jewellery museum Ascione is in Naples inside the Galleria Umberto I building, opposite the opera-Teatro di San Carlo and near the Royal Palace of Naples. Here you can visit a museum founded as a tribute to the past generations engaged in this successful activity by Ascione Family. It also includes a didactic and an artistic sections, displaying not only hundreds of jewels as witnesses of red coral and Cameo manufacture from 1805 to 1950, but also ancient documents, tools, machinery and pictures to revive and to go on along a journey started 150 years ago.

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great exhibition with historical details and oevres d'art

I visited this Museum, across from Teatro San Carlo, in September 2013. I was given a tour by one of the owning family members, Giancarlo. He provided extensive details about the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 9 November 2013
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2013

I visited this Museum, across from Teatro San Carlo, in September 2013. I was given a tour by one of the owning family members, Giancarlo. He provided extensive details about the history of coral processing, especially in the Naples area and of their own company, but also about the contemporary time. I saw there pieces of inestimable historical and art... More 

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