Item # : OD_CD_FO_040
Beautiful and unique, this Murano Glass Charm Bead features rich color accented with 24K gold foil. The gold in the bead creates the "glow from within" effect and makes this Venetian bead a gorgeous addition to any charm bracelet or necklace. The beautiful delicate beads are crafted one at a time in a traditional workshop over open flame, using the methods and techniques that Murano artisans have carefully kept and passed from father to son for centuries. Best of all, the glamorous style of this bead will never get old, while its rich color and warm golden glow will never fade.
Measurements: This charm bead has rondelle shape and measures 1-1/8 inch in diameter and just under 1/2 inch in height. The diameter of the bead opening is 3/16 inch or 4 mm. The framing of the opening is made in solid 925 Sterling Silver. The words "Murano Italy" are etched in the silver frame along with the standard 925 Sterling Silver mark. The bead comes with an attractive velvet pouch and the certificate of authenticity.
This Murano Glass charm bead is compatible with Pandora, Chamilia, Biagi, Troll and other interchangeable bead systems.
Because each charm bead is made by hand, no two beads are exactly the same, and slight variations of colors and patterns are possible.
by Judith B
Right color, great addition, classic everyday wear.
Rating: [5 of 5 Stars!]
Rating: [5 of 5 Stars!]
The ultimate symbol of status and power, gold was always held in high regard in Venice. Once Murano Glass artisans learned how to infuse gold into their creations, their fame spread far beyond Venice. The captivating mix of 24K gold with transparent or colorful blown glass has been the secret of Venetian glass masters for centuries, the magic behind their artworks, which exude soft golden glow and sparkle gently in the light. More recently Murano artisans have been creating jewelry from Murano Glass beads lined with gold leaf. To create each bead the master wraps a very thin layer of 24K gold foil around the glass base under a flame, and then adds a layer of clear or colored glass on top. The gold-lined Murano Glass bead is then put into a special annealing camera, after which it is ready to become a pendant, be strung onto a necklace or bracelet, or used to create other jewelry. Enjoy your gold-infused Murano Glass jewelry, knowing that every bead was handcrafted with skill and utmost care in the famous glass workshops of Murano, Italy.
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