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The Origin of Carnival

Italiano EnglishCarnival is the feast of the winter. In catholic countries, like Italy, this is the period before the start of the lent, which lasts for 40 days until Easter. During ancient times, Carnival was also the celebration of the soil fertility after the winter and brought together rituals and fun: laughing to defeat the […]


Discover our shops in Venice: Fondamenta Osmarin

Italiano EnglishAtelier Marega owns four shops in Venice: two of them are located in Fondamenta de l’Osmarin, only 5 minutes walking from San Marco square: When you come to visit Venice, the 1st MUST is absolutely San Marco Square, famous worldwide for its beauty and elegance. Our shops are easy to be found, as they […]


Your ‘700 Venetian Makeup

Italiano EnglishAs many of you are going to wear one of our ‘700 costumes during this coming Carnival, it’s seems a good idea to us to talk  about the makeup of ‘700 century so that you could start to practice and be ready for your big event in Venice. And do not think that this post […]


Venice Carnival to Start on the Water

Italiano EnglishThere could be no better opening for the Venice Carnival than the one on the water.  The huge “Festa veneziana” that opens, as usual, the Carnival, doubles, offering a double appointment to the guests of Venice.  Saturday 1st of February, starting from 6.30 pm, an outstanding evening show will bring music, rhythm, joy on the […]


Your Comments are Your Gifts for Us

Italiano EnglishDuring our 30-years of work, our costumers have greatly appreciated our handmade Venetian products. Some of them accidentally came across our shops located in the historical city of Venice, near Basilica dei Frari or near San Marco church. Others trusted us online and then, once in Venice, they came to personally meet us. Many […]


The History of the Authentic Venetian mask: Rules on the Masks

Italiano EnglishRules on the masks The ancient and very common use of the masks and costumes in Venice was covered by strict rules, even if  there were a good deal of freedom because the costume was permitted for several months of the year  this was the proof that masks and  costumes were accepted as usual […]


Welcome in Our New Atelier Marega Website!

Italiano EnglishIn these last months, we have been busy with different kind of activities, and particularly with our new website: marega.it, totally restyled and refreshed with new contents and functions. With this new version it is now easier for you to be in touch with us and to be updated with our news about our work, wherever […]


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