Category: Venice, Murano

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Antique Your Stampings – How to Oxidize Metals

Did you ever wonder how jewelry gets that faint, slightly antiqued look? Did you know you can do it yourself.Try this on small piece before you work on your best jewelry.What is Oxidation?It is a chemical reaction where metals is deliberately tarnished or slightly discolored, leaving a patina (finish). It gives the metal that vintage…

Carnival 2014 WrapUp

Here’s the best and worst of Carnival 2014, (Carnevale Venezia). We’ve put all the pictures together on youtube in a 12minute segment. It’s clear from these pictures that some days were better than others.Watch on YouTube  Maltempo & Aqua Alta The weather did not cooperate nor did the high water. You can see from the…

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