Artisan Jobs

Arts and Crafts in Venice

Glass, lace, masks, gondolas and jewelry, shoes, leather, ceramic tiles and much more. Venice has an old tradition of artisan jobs which it is known throughout the world for its Made in Italy. Each city in the Veneto Region has its own production of special products.

There are many craft workshops scattered around the city and in the mainland that still make the various typical local crafts. The workshops are managed by skilled artisans who have succeeded each other over the centuries.

The city of Venice and its surrounding places is full of interesting local laboratories and factories of artisans who have been producing the best things exported and appreciated all over the world. In fact, our Made in Italy, if one of the things that we can be proud of, because all the artisan jobs are made with passion and love and due to last for many, many years.

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: Sculptural art in the Murano glassmaking tradition appears in the early decades of the 1900s. Unlike other materials, glass sculpture is very difficult due to the impossibility that the master has to touch the material which, of course, is worked incandescent. The Lampwork: The lampwork allows obtaining very

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