He inherited his father’s trade, a prestigious metalsmith from Seville, Andalusia, who opened his workshop during the forties. His childhood memories are closely linked to working with noble metals. Today, Juan José Marmolejo is one of the most important metalsmiths in Spain. The sculptures of the Spanish Holy Week are embellished by his works. For some time now, he has specialized in archeological craft work too. His most notable work is the reproduction of the Visigoth Kings’ crowns.