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Direct from Venice – Jewelry Handcrafted For You In Murano,

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  1. History Makes Modern Murano Glass Precious Walk into your local mall and drop into a jewelry store. Ask them about the historic story of the pieces in their jewelry cases. You are going to receive some strange looks from the store personnel. Ask a Murano glass artisans the same question and you better grab a cup of coffee, a plate of struffoli, and sit back to listen. The artisans who create the incredible Murano glass necklace designs, jewelry, glassware, and other glass pieces can trace their history back over one thousand years. They will proudly point to the fact their industry has been the cornerstone of Murano since the 14th century. How many other places can you find which can trace their history, craft, and quality back for so many centuries.

  2. When you step into a glass shop in Murano you will find craftsmen using the same techniques and skills which were used centuries ago. This does not mean they have let the modern world slip by. In many glasswork facilities you will find modern equipment, new techniques, and materials which have been added to enhance the quality. They know the perfect balance of history and the modern world is necessary to create the most dramatic pieces possible. As you browse through the Murano glass creations of these master glassworkers you will find pieces which are made in the same styles as worn centuries ago plus pieces which are trendy and up to date with modern times. Intricate Detail of True Glass Masters in Each Piece What makes all the pieces precious though is the attention to detail in each and every item created. Imagine the time, energy, and concentration it takes to make one a Murano glass necklace which may contain a dozen glass beads or sometimes hundreds of beads. Take a look at some of the magnificent hand painted items which are found on the bracelets, necklaces, and other pieces. If you are gliding down the waterways of Murano you would find these artisans sitting at their work benches spending hour upon hour of time creating these works of art.

  3. What has always been highly shocking about Murano glass jewelry is the price. Since the pieces do not use precious gems they are very low in price. It is not uncommon to find a handcrafted Murano necklace with hundreds of glass beads for less than a boring gold necklace. Imagine the beauty of wearing a piece which has been handcrafted using centuries old skills by a true artisan. Picture the beauty of the hand painted glass discs. Why would you choose a simple gold chain which costs more instead of a beautiful piece of jewelry filled with historic talent? Even if you never get the chance to visit Murano Italy you should do yourself a big favor. Grab that cup of Cappucino. Get some Italian pastry. Then spend an hour looking at all the beauty and heart which is poured into making Murano jewelry. Find a large picture of a Murano glass necklace and inspect the array of glass beads, handcraftsmanship, and artistry. Will you succumb to your temptation or not?