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Murano Glass Blowing Techniques

12th November 2011
The world capital of decorative glass is located in beautiful Venice, on the island called Murano. For ages, Murano has been a place of origin for most famous and most beautiful vases, bowls, figurines, etc. When you possess an original piece from Murnao,... Read >
Author: glamorous-glass

How a Millefiori pendant is made (technique and history)

22nd March 2010
The design of Murano Millefiori pendants originated in the middle of the 1800's, but they have evolved from a technique that goes back much further. The basic technique of producing concentric ring patterns has been seen in glassware from Ancient Rome and... Read >
Author: glassofvenice

Tektite: The Telepathy Stone

17th September 2009
The name tektite comes from the Greek "tectos" which literally means "molten". This is a fitting name for tektite for they are a form of molten glass believed to have been created when meteorites that did not full burn up in the earth's atmosphere hit the... Read >
Author: Fern Owl
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