Cork bracelet to go back in time
. The bracelet providing entry to the 18th Edition of the Medieval Journey in the land of Santa Maria, Santa Maria da Feira, in 2014, was made of cork. Cork from industry of the Santa Maria da Feira municipality. The bracelet made with the noble material of this region had a custom security clasp with the cross of the Pereira engraved on both sides.
Cork has an obvious relationship with this region. Santa Maria da Feira is the municipality with the largest cork manufacturing industry and is an element of its identity — stated the councillor responsible for culture of the municipality of Santa Maria da Feira, Gil Ferreira.
In addition to access to the Medieval Journey, which retreated to the reign of King Sancho II this year, the cork strip placed on the wrist became a fashion accessory and a collectors’ object.