Biography

 

Mi nombre, Curro Coronel.
Mi inspiración, la familia.
Rodeado desde pequeño por el arte del flamenco, la música, la pintura y la minería, ha sido ésta última la que me ha llevado a comenzar esta emocionante aventura como sombrerero.

Crecí en Linares, un pueblo de Jaén (España), donde la mayor parte de las familias sobrevivían gracias a las minas de estaño, plomo y plata, materiales siempre presentes en mis colecciones.

Fascinado por lo que esos hombres sudorosos y manchados de negro hacían allí dentro, mi imaginación empezó a volar hasta desarrollar mi creatividad en un mundo de fantasía e ilusión y convertirme en “Hatter”.


My name is Curro Coronel.
My inspiration is the family.
I was always surrounded by the arts like the flamenco, music, and paintings... And it was because of the Mining Industry that I began this adventure as a Hat Maker .

I was born in Linares, a small town in Jaén (Spain), where majority of the families were making money thanks to stannous, silver and lead mines. All of these materials which I have included in my collections.

Totally shocked by what those sweaty and dirty men were doing down in these mines, in the centre of the Earth, my imagination exploded and my creativity blossomed, and this lead me to a fantasy universe where I became a “Hatter

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