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.
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A unique timepiece for every season and mood, this Murano Glass watch will remind you of Venice every minute of every day. With beautiful colors splattered around the dial on the handcrafted Millefiori bezel, this wonderful watch showcases the time-honored Murano glass-making tradition and classic Italian style that never goes out of fashion.
Measurements: The dial of this Murano glass watch measures 1 inch in diameter. The entire case measures 1-3/8 inches in diameter.
The watch features silver-tone details, white dial, and clear black numbers.
Inside this watch is quality Japanese quartz movement.
The leatherette band is comfortable, stylish, and durable; it measures 8 inches in length and has multiple holes to fit a wide range of wrist sizes.
The Millefiori bezel of this watch is crafted by hand in a family glassmaking workshop on Murano island.
The watch comes with an attractive velvet pouch and a certificate of authenticity.
Because each watch bezel is crafted entirely by hand from small randomly selected pieces of Murano Glass, no two watches will be the same. The variability of colors and patterns is a feature of Millefiori glass-making technique and not a defect.
I purchased this as a Christmas gift for my wife who deserves the very best. It is beautiful and I know she will love it.
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The technique of fusing together small colored fragments of glass dates all the way back to Ancient Egypt and Rome. After the fall of Rome, having been lost for centuries, this intricate technique was reinvented by Murano glass masters in the 15th century, and given new life and worldwide fame. While this technique is called "Murrine" on Murano island, outside of Venice it was dubbed "Millefiori", or "a thousand flowers" for its resemblance to a blossoming meadow. A Millefiori design starts with the rods of different colors, each made by stretching a blob of glass into a cane. These canes are then cut into small segments, and the segments are carefully arranged by hand into a pattern that fits within a desired shape. Finally, the resulting arrangement is put into a special furnace where the tiny glass pieces are carefully fused together in high heat, and then gradually cooled off. This is how Murano masters create their famous Millefiori pendants, earrings, cufflinks, pill boxes, paperweights and many other beautiful and unique Millefiori jewelry pieces that are instantly recognized and valued for their artistic appeal and fine craftsmanship. Enjoy your Murano Glass jewelry creation, knowing that it was carefully handmade by talented Murano Glass artisans in Venice, Italy.
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.