Tax and the Internet

What’s the Issue: The money hungry states are lobbying, along with Amazon and the NRF (National Retail Federation)and Walmart to impose taxes on all internet sales. (Since they failed in the ligitations, they now jumped on the tax everyone bandwagon.) The proposal is known as The Marketplace Fairness Act. I am not against taxing sales on the…

Taxes

When you apply for wholesale, we do need your sales tax ID. If you are in a state where there is no Sales Tax, lucky you. But there is a business ID most likely. If you live in California, it is absolutely necessary that we have your Sales Tax ID, which we verify with the State.…

Eating in Venice & Murano

Eating in Venice is an adventure and a gamble. Our list of restaurants is by no means a complete list. We’ll review some other restaurants later. The food is expensive and since they have a new boatload of tourists each day, the need to keep the quality, flavor and service up doesn’t exist. Locals don’t eat…

What Really Goes on at VenetianBeadShop.com

What really goes on at VenetianBeadShop.com I thought I’d give you a little insight of what we’re working on here at VenetianBeadShop.com and the daily “struggles” to keep our website fresh, our products the best and our selection unsurpassed. And of course getting your beads shipped out to you ASAP. Some days when our new…

PerlaVita Bed of Roses Large Hole Beads

Available exclusively at VenetianBeadShop.com, our new Bed of Roses, lampwork Venetian Beads from our line now in our PERLAVITA. PerlaVita is trademarked by VenetianBeadShop. They are little roses in each bead, painstakenly created by our beadmakers in molten glass. It takes the large hole beads to another level! They will fit popular bracelet systems like…

Lino Tagliapietra Exhibit

Today we went to the Tagliapietra exhibit in the Palazzo Franchetti (by the Accademia bridge). You begin with a engaging video which has not only the Venetians but nearly every important American Glass Blower.  Lino began work in the Seguso furnace at 11 years old as an apprentice. He went on to teach extensively in the…

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