Head’s Up: The Tragic Love Story behind Sicily’s Moorish Head Planters

Nov 04, 2022 218

BY: Paula Reynolds

Many passionate love stories start out nice enough, but somewhere along the way jealousy, cultural clashes, or rejection enter the stage…and romance turns to tragedy. Romeo and Juliet, Samson and Delilah, Tony and (I just met a girl named) Maria, and so many more illustrate this never-ending fascination with love gone bad.

Sicily embraces her own tragic love tale, one that is artistically preserved and remembered within homes, across souvenir store shelves, upon balcony walls, and in every ceramic vendor’s shop throughout the island. 

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SOURCE: https://italoamericano.org/

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