Glasstress in Venice: Contemporary Art in Murano Glass

One of the most interesting exhibitions in this year’s Venice Biennale is Glasstress, an attempt to explore modern art themes in Murano [...]

Glass Jewelry: replacement for the 'real stuff' or a value in itself?

History of glass jewelry is the history of glass making itself, since the early glass was used almost exclusively as body ornament. It was not until 14th century that murano glass bead-making reached its zenith in Murano, [...]

Glass Jewelry - the World of Murano Glass Beads

Glass jewelry has been around for thousands of years. It is truly fascinating how human ingenuity could transform what is basically ordinary silica sand, into such a magical medium as murano [...]

Murano glass vases by Venini for Versace

Murano glass is about to get even more famous and fashionable as it gets a boost from the legendary Versace brand. In an attempt to add a twist to their Versace Casa collection of home furnishings and decor and revive Gianni Versace’s heritage, the famous design house teamed up with the best-in-class Murano glassmaking firm [...]

New Murano glass jewelry on GlassOfVenice.com

We have just received from Venice new exquisite Murano glass earrings and necklaces that you can now purchase in our February 3rd, 2010 | Tags: , , | Category: Murano Glass Shopping | 5 comments

Murano glass shoes

In our long careers in Murano glass and many trips to Venice we have seen lots of Murano glass items from smaller rings and pendants all the way to large sculptures, chandeliers, mirrors, bathroom sinks, and even Christmas tree. But one thing we have never seen or even imagined in Murano glass is shoes.

Amazingly [...]