What Are the Different Types of Murano Glass Beads?

With an endless array of stunning colors and unique designs, Murano glass beads are a beautiful choice for many different types of jewelry. If you’re new to the world of these gorgeous beads, there are several different types that each have their own distinguishing features. Read on to learn more about the variety of Murano…

Cleaning Murano Glass Beads

How to Wash Your Murano Glass Beads – Why Soap it best. We have been talking with our customers about concerns that our beads come from Italy, specifically Venice, Italy.But actually the concern relates to any beads handled by anyone in these days of the coronavirus. And this is a good safety for most everything…

Everything You Need to Know About Murano Glass

What can people do with glass? We use it to make windows, mirrors, bottles, jars, tableware, tables, covers for watch faces, and more — including, of course, beads. Two distinct items can even be referred to as “glasses” — namely, the vision aid and any cup made from the material. Glass is practical for all…

Venice As You Have Never Seen It

Venice during this period of shut down is incredibly beautiful. Thanks to Andrea Rizzo a Venetian photographer who shared this video. .Even Venetians are not getting out to enjoy the beauty of their city. They can only go to the grocery or pharmacy, otherwise they cannot be further from their house than 200 meters. Fortunately,…

Letter from Murano

Since we started importing some 30 years ago, my suppliers have become like family to us. And by extension their families feel the same way. This is an extremely difficult time for Murano whose lifes and livelihoods have been threatened many times in history. The older generation can still remember World War II and the…

The History of Millefiori

Did you know that glass blowing started in the middle east around 2000 years ago? Are you curious about the history of Millefiori? In this article, you’ll learn what exactly millefiori is and the history of it. Read on to discover its colorful and long history. What Does Millefiori Mean? Millefiori is a word in Italian…

Carnevale Ends with the Flight of the Leone

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For those of you who follow VenetianBeadShop, you know that we are in Venice “working” and enjoying Carnevale. The weather has been beautiful, warmer than usual. Today is the closing and it ends with the flight of the Leone. When I first went to Carnevale, I thought someone dressed as a lion would slideup the…

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