Item # : OM_PN279
The greatest explorers of the bottom of the sea are the fish that swim in it. That curiosity is highlighted in this finely detailed Murano Glass pendant. The master artisans of Venice have crafted a teardrop shaped pendant that provides a clear window to the sea floor, showcasing not just an inquisitive tropical fish, but also other forms of aquatic life in extraordinary detail. Combined with the beautiful swirls of color between the blue of the water and the multicolored sand, this is a piece of art any lover of marine life would enjoy.Measurements: This pendant measures 2-1/4 inches in height and 1-1/2 inches in width.The pendant comes with an attractive velvet pouch and the certificate of authenticity.This pendant was crafted by hand under an open flame in a traditional Murano Glass workshop on Murano island in Venice Because this Murano pendant is a unique work of art made by hand, slight variations of colors and patterns are possible.
Lampworking technique of glass-making, which dates back to ancient Egypt, was revived by Murano glass artisans around the fourteenth century. This technique is based on heating up a blob of glass under a small flame from a lamp or a torch until it reaches malleable state, then blowing and using simple tools or just hands to create various forms and designs. Lampworking allows the artisan's creativity to blossom, as copper sparkles, various minerals, and pieces of glass cane are fused together in this process to create rich colors and imaginative patterns that are always unique. Murano Glass masters often use lampworking method to create small jewelry, such as pendants, earrings, or rings, as well as keychains, barrettes, pillboxes, and figurines.
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