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Arts and Crafts in Venice

Glass, lace, masks, gondolas and jewelry. Venice has an old tradition of crafts and it is known throughout the world for its production.

luxury handicrafts

Unique products for luxury lovers Everyone is familiar with works of art made at glasswares in Murano, or products of the highest quality such as linen or cotton made from Lacemakers in Burano, precious fabrics that adorn the most famous Venetian Palaces manufactured by leading Companies based in Venice, in addition to other works produced

leather craft supplies

The Heart of the Veneto Region The first traces of pottery manufacturing in Veneto date back to prehistoric times, in fact, a lot of Roman and Venetian paleolithic finds can be admired at the archaeological museum of Adria located in the Province of Rovigo. The production of pottery in the period of the Serenissima was

history of burano lace

Production from the Roman era From historical evidences it is sure that already in the Roman period a thriving textile production in Padua existed. During the Middle Ages, the leading of production was in Verona, while, Padua, was specialized in the production of flax and cotton. In the fourteenth century, an horizontal loom was introduced

venetian glass jewelry

Processing techniques for venetian glass jewelry Sculpture: In the first decades of 1900s, the sculptural art in the tradition of Murano glass is shown. Unlike other material, the glass sculpture is very difficult because it it absolutely impossible for the glass master to touch the hot worked material. The Lamp work: The lamp work allows

history murano glass

Precious objects that made history The prehistoric man surely knew the glass as a natural product such as: the solidified lava and the obsidian which could be found in abundance in the Mediterranean basin. It is supposed that the first form of glass came into life in Mesopotamia towards the third millennium b.C.. The objects