Jewelry and watches handmade by Murano Glass artisans represent the millennial tradition of fine craftsmanship and innovative design. Even the most discerning woman will love Murano Glass jewelry which channels the delicate beauty of Venice.
Elegant Murano Glass accessories bring color and fresh breath of Venetian air into your life. Enjoy our selection of fine Murano Glass personal and office accessories handcrafted by top Murano Glass artisans.
Beautiful home brings a lot of happy moments into your life. Enjoy our large selection of artistic Murano Glass home accents imported directly from Venice, Italy and handcrafted by the best glass artisans on Murano Island.
Dine and entertain in style with fine Murano Glass tableware and barware. Our bowls, plates, tumblers, goblets, decanters, pitchers and other fine pieces come from the workshops of the most famous Murano artisans whose families have been blowing glass for generations.
New from Florence: our own Fioretta brand Italian leather handbags and backpacks. Enjoy a curated selection of genuine leather shoulder bags, crossbody bags, totes, satchels, backpack purses, and wristlets. Look your most stylish with a unique handmade handbag crafted of high-quality soft full grain Italian leather in an artisan workshop in Florence, Italy.
World-famous Murano Glass Chandeliers with their long history have fans among aristocrats, businessmen, celebrities, and everyone else enchanted by the beauty of Murano Glass. Blown Murano Chandeliers illustrate the evolution of Venetian Glass from classic elements and styles to trendy contemporary designs. Today Murano Glass Venetian chandeliers proudly hang in almost every Venetian home, hotel, and restaurant. Their elaborate flowers, leaves, gold, and rich colors showcase the talent of Murano Glass masters like nothing else can. Murano Glass lighting fixtures are handmade today exactly like they were centuries ago, and their weightlessness, transparency, and beauty is sought after by fans of Venetian Glass worldwide.
Our Murano Glass Chandeliers and Sconces are available in the following colors.
Each Venetian chandelier we sell is custom-made one element at a time by a team of talented Murano Glass masters, who use the same exact techniques, traditions, and tools that their predecessors used in the glass-blowing workshops of Murano island in the 16th century. Order your GlassOfVenice chandelier today to bring the touch of Murano Glass beauty and the style and artistry of Venice into your home. Many chandeliers also have matching sconces available.
When Murano Glass artisans figured out how to create translucent glass it opened a new era in decorative arts, allowing creation of gorgeous glass chandeliers that were lighter, brighter, and so much more beautiful than the wooden or wrought iron ones used until then. Murano Glass chandeliers quickly became a statement of power of wealth, appearing in every Venetian palazzo and many wealthy residences far beyond the Venetian shores.
Murano chandelier always starts with heating up a blob of glass in a special furnace until it reaches malleable state, then using blow-pipe and other simple tools to shape the glass into unique forms and designs, often inspired by floral elements. Adding various minerals and even 24K gold to the glass mixture allows for creation of chandeliers in different colors or infused with gold leaf for that coveted “glow-from-within” look. It takes several artisans and many hours or even days of painstaking work where more and more pieces are added to each other until finally the masterpiece is born.
Making a Murano Glass chandelier requires the level of skills, talent, and imagination that is beyond what is needed for most other Murano Glass creations. In crafting chandeliers the Venetian artisans have the opportunity to fully express themselves by being as elaborate or as minimalistic as their artistic vision requires. Moving beyond the traditional, the masters create bold designs using rich colors and imaginative forms that are always unique. Murano Glass Chandeliers from GlassOfVenice are a direct continuation of the ancient Venetian tradition both in terms of the process and techniques, and in terms of the generations of artisans working together and fathers passing their invaluable skills to sons for continuous success.
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GlassOfVenice is the top U.S. retailer of authentic hand-made Murano Glass. We import products directly from the factories in Murano, Italy and ship from our warehouse in the U.S.A. Every Venetian Glass product we sell is made in Italy and comes with Certificate Of Authenticity.