Tag Archives: Glass

The Amazing Birth Of A Hand Blown Glass Pitcher

The Amazing Birth Of A Hand Blown Glass Pitcher A trip to Murano Island more than likely involves seeing a demonstration by the glassblowers in action.  Many hotels in Venice offer to their guests free transportation by water taxi to observe a demonstration at a Murano factory.  If your hotel doesn’t offer this service, it […]

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Glass Factory, Murano, Italy

Glass Factory, Murano, Italy Murano glass is glass made on the Venetian island of Murano, which has specialized in fancy glasswares for centuries. Murano’s glassmakers led Europe for centuries, developing or refining many technologies including crystalline glass, enamelled glass (smalto), glass with threads of gold (aventurine), multicolored glass (millefiori), milk glass (lattimo), and imitation gemstones […]

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