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Four Great Murano Glass Artists You Should Know

Posted by Heath Rosenzweig on

Four Great Murano Glass Artists You Should Know

For centuries, the work of Murano glassmakers has fascinated the art world. Plenty of artists and craftsmen have come and gone, but few have managed to make a name for themselves beyond the island. Today, we’ll talk about four of the most famous Murano glass artists, whose pieces are iconic of the modern Murano style. Through their artwork, these four masters honor the legacy of the island’s tradition, while also giving it their own modern touch. Davide Salvadore Born in Murano, Davide Salvadore is one of the most well known modern Murano glass artists. Descended from a family of glassworkers,...

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Murano Glass Museum Honors the Legacy of the Region

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Murano Glass Museum Honors the Legacy of the Region

Murano glass has been a favorite of art collectors and casual shoppers for centuries. Since the 8th century, generations of families have passed on their technique for making amazing pieces, giving the region the nickname of Glass Island. From chandeliers to vases, gorgeous jewelry to cute art, each piece represents hard work and beauty. Founded in 1861, the Murano Glass Museum (or Museo del Vetro) features one of the most complete collections of Murano glass in the world. The museum became a reality thanks to the hard work of Antonio Colleoni, then mayor of Murano, and Abbot Vincenzo Zanetti, who...

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Essential tips to take care of your Murano Glass

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Essential tips to take care of your Murano Glass

So, you finally bought the Murano vase of your dreams, or a beautiful art piece for your living room. After you’ve placed it in the best spot of your house, what’s next? The key to keeping our Murano glass home decor as gorgeous as the first day is to take care of it. Glass is a delicate material. Putting aside its fragility, it can be prone to scratches. Using the wrong cleaning product may cause stains or damage its color or design. Depending on the Murano glass technique used, your piece could need special care to preserve its beauty and...

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