The Symbolism Of The Sicilian Pigna

The Symbolism Of The Sicilian Pigna

The Sicilian pine cone has always been a symbol of good luck, health and prosperity, to the point of being given as a gift to newly weds, on the occasion of births, graduations and other anniversaries. The Sicilians, in fact, are certainly no strangers to superstition. Therefore, among the various lucky charms, from the very common red chili pepper to the Trinacria, it does not rarely happen that Sicilian ceramic pine cones, finely crafted and very colorful, are also displayed at home, on the balconies or outside the buildings.
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