The Silk of the Sea360° Geo


Every spring in Sardinia, locals organise a parade in honor of Sant'Antioco, one of the patron saints of the island. In the churches, altars are decorated with cloths adorned with sea silk. These golden threads were once made from the filaments of the large pen shells, but the species is now critically endangered and with it, the skill of crafting sea silk into precious fabrics.

Duration :

53 min

Available :

From 23/01/2023 to 29/04/2023

Genre :

Documentaries and Reportage