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Murano glass tradition was born in 1295 when Venetian Republic ordered glassmakers to move their foundries to Murano. ...

Murano glass tradition was born in 1295 when Venetian Republic ordered glassmakers to move their foundries to Murano.
Murano glass industries were soon to become very important on an international level, especially for blown glass and vases....

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  • Ancient tradition of  Ancient tradition of Murano Glass A short introduction and some suggestion for shopping some suggestion for shopping
  • Where ? Where ? The island of Murano is about 1km from city of Venice.
  • When? In the middle of Venetian Lagoon, Murano has become famous at the  end of XIII century, when Venetian Republic ordered glassmakers to  move their foundries to Murano. View slide
  • What? Glass is product created from silicon mixtures (quartz, sand,  sodium, iron, calcium, and more) sodium, iron, calcium, and more) To create coloured glass, small quantities of metallic oxides are  added: iron for green, cobalt for blue, colloidal gold or copper  for red, tin for milky coloured glass. View slide
  • Who? Glassmakers are skilled artisans Glass production has not changed at all throughout the centuries.  No new advanced techniques have been invented after the blow pipe  technique: the result depends most of all on the expertise and the  technique: the result depends most of all on the expertise and the artistic skills of the glass artisan
  • How? Technique and skill make difference at artisan level
  • Why? Because glassmaking is a passion. It’s a kind of art, not a kind of job With glass is possible to create many kinds of objects in different  forms.  We offers you a wide range of typical Murano glass.
  • VASES Cylindrical mouth‐blown  vase with red base in  Murano glass. Square and  rectangular hot‐worked  crystal and blue Murrina  beads. Powerful cylindrical crystal‐ gold vase with spiral  ornamentation. More than  70 wafers of gold leaf went  into this piece, once molten  glass had been passed over  them. This exciting  innovative product can only  exist thanks to Maestro  Amadi’s great strength as  only he can blow such heavy  vases.
  • CUPS Crystal mouth‐blown bowl  Mouth‐blown bowl in  Crystal Murano glass  in Murano glass with leaves  i M l ith l Murano glass with  Murano glass with bowl, blown by  bowl blown by in brown Aventurine and  crystal and amethyst  mouth, with hot  Aventurine Murrina roses,  Murrina beads. Hot‐ application of  applied hot. applied hot applied horizontal band  applied horizontal band coloured and anfiric coloured and Zanfiric  of blue Aventurine  glass or silver leaf  Murrina work. twists.
  • CHALICES &  TUMBLERS Multi coloured goblet with red glass base  Multi‐coloured goblet with red glass base and bowl. The stem is pincered in crystal‐ gold glass and adorned with stylish red  curling wisps. The glass also displays a thin,  curling wisps. The glass also displays a thin, elegant round incision, performed by the  Maestro during its creation. Murano glass black  goblet With a  smooth glass, in the  form of a cylindrical  f f l d l bell, the goblet has a  base of an inverted  cone. The Maestro  Th M t has created a stem  with flattened  spheres, all of  spheres all of different sizes.
  • CANDLESTICKS Blown glass candelabrum with round  Hot‐detailed red glass candelabrum of  base, bulb‐shaped column and goblet  delicate and stylish shape, carried on a cone  opening, all enhanced by white and sky  base and representing, in its transparency,  blue round Murrina craft, prepared  the maximum expression of purity in its  while hot. lines.
  • JEWELS Handmade Murano glass bead necklace made using the  “lamp” technique and gilded. The flat, round stones are  light and dark aquamarine, sea green and cobalt blue  colours. Each bead has been delicately fashioned and  l hb dh b d l l f h d d contains a thin 24K gold leaf. The clasp is in gold‐plated 925 Italian silver.  Three‐piece necklace, bracelet and earring set in  handmade Murano glass bead necklace made using the  “lamp” technique and covered with gold leaf. The  necklace set is made up of two different sizes of black  and crystal glass with 24K gold leaf core. d l l i h 24K ld l f The clasp is in gold‐plated 925 Italian silver. 
  • Murano Glass  Online Shop (each blown glass item is unique and handmade) We ship to all major countries.  All items are carefully packed to ensure  their arrival in perfect condition. their arrival in perfect condition.