Thursday, September 5, 2013

Murano Glass

I don't necessarily want to save the little slip of paper that came with the jewel-toned Murano glass vases my parents picked up in Venice, but I do think it would be nice to keep the information.  Here's what it said:

Dear Sir,

These pieces are entirely hand made, and blown by famous Masters, they are worked at 1400-1500 degrees centigrade.

As they are not machine made, small imperfections (as bubbles or slight differences in size) are inevitable, the hands of the masters never reach mechanic precision.

S. Marco, 1090/A - Tel. 5222245

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