La Taillerie du Corail

Mediterranean red coral

La Taillerie du Corail

In Greek mythology Medusa one of the three Gorgon sisters was beheaded and her blood, that flowed into the sea, became coral.


Marcel Robbez Masson, was born in a family of lapidary in the Haut-Jura, he is a jeweler and goldsmith, he discovers Corsica and red coral and falls in love with it in 1974. A long relationship starts between him and coral . Since then, this passion has never left him and his creations reflect the eternal wonder in front of this noble material which is coral, that he combines with precious metals.


Coral is fascinating ... the best quality comes from the depths of the Mediterranean, on the shores of this sea, men always believed in red coral particular powers and carry it as an amulet.

Today, the “ Taillerie du Coral “ selects the most beautiful red coral branches and gives them life through necklaces, bracelets, earrings ...



The head sculpted in red coral is an outstanding masterpiece form Crescenzo Gaglione, a sculptor who created it in the workshops of the “ Taillerie du Corail “ in Porto Vecchio in year 2000.