Golden Quilt Murano Millefiori Eggplant Glass Of Venice 753677708402

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Golden Quilt Murano Millefiori Eggplant

$89.95 89.95 USD 2022-09-21
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This Murano Glass Eggplant is a beautiful piece created in the glass furnaces of Murano Island using famous Millefiori technique. Translated from Italian as "a thousand flowers", this labor-intensive glass-making technique was invented by the Romans and re-discovered on Murano in the 15th Century. Finely crafted and beautifully detailed, this Murano eggplant features stylized flowers richly accented with 24K gold for a striking artistic effect.
The unusual and festive look of Millefiori Glass combined with rich colors and elegant form make this Murano Glass eggplant an instant favorite. Our gorgeous Venetian eggplant also makes an enjoyable gift for anyone who values Venetian style and Murano craftsmanship.

Measurements: The eggplant is 4 inches long and 2 inches in diameter. It is made by experienced Murano Glass artisans in Venice according to the centuries-old glass-making techniques, and comes with a certificate of authenticity.

Because each Murano Glass piece is a unique work of art made by hand, slight variations of colors and patterns are possible.

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Murano Glass Millefiori, also known as a thousand flowers, is a glass-making technique invented in ancient Egypt, perfected in ancient Rome, then forgotten and reinvented again on Murano island. Dipping a blob of hot malleable glass into pre-cut pieces of Millefiori made from a special millefiori cane, the master creates a design of a thousand flowers on the surface of the glass and then heats the glass again to fully bind the millefiori pieces to the surface. Often 24K gold foil is wrapped around the object and fused into it to create unique sparkly appearance with Millefiori design. The master then sits on the bench and works the hot glass to create the desired shape and design, repeatedly reheating the glass. This is how Murano Glass Millefiori figurines, sculptures, vases, bowls, and many other artistic objects are created by hand in Murano Glass factories.