glass grapes
Made exclusively in Murano, Italy these works of art will capture the attention of any art lover who appreciates this time honored tradition of glass work. Uniquely detailed, elegant, charming and brightly colored,  this display offers  glass enthusiasts a variety of options in a fruit motif both hand blown and solid.   Your holiday table may include grapes, apples, lemons, pears, oranges or cherries. These deeply textured colored glass sculptures will captivate your guests, and will
glass birds
The glass figurines from Murano are made from the highest quality Murano glass by glass artists on the island of Murano.  They tell a story of a favorite animal, a treasured image or character. The elephant brings good luck, the rooster is a protector of the home, the clowns a favorite of collectors and the bird represents freedom. Each piece, made by hand, has it’s own personality; with expressive eyes, a cocked head, the artist
millefiori ornaments in gold bowl
Blown Glass Ornaments Ornaments are a popular Christmas tree decoration, and beautiful glass blown ornaments make a stunning statement or a thoughtful gift.  Glass blowing was discovered in the 1st century in Rome. Once glass blowing was discovered, glass objects and vessels became more readily available to the public.  The art of glass blowing has been refined and perfected over the years. These beautiful pieces from Murano will add style and elegance to any Christmas
glass blowing
History of Glass Making In the history of glass, evidence can be found as early as 3600 BC. First developed in Mesopotamia by mixing sand, soda and lime together at high heat, the technique of glass making has not changed very much, although the process has evolved. In the beginning it was very rare to own a glass piece or a glass vessel. The Phoenicians and the ancient Egyptians knew the secrets of glass production and
italian table
The Italian Table, Do We Eat to Live or Live to Eat? In Italy, dining is not just about consuming calories to satisfy bodily needs, it is one of life’s great joys. Eating delicious, well-prepared food is a quintessential part of daily life and is treated as a pleasure to be savored and shared with others. Anyone who has had the great privilege of traveling to Italy can attest to the fact that Italians always