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This necklace captures all the magic of handcrafted Murano glass beads: its spectacular 1.4 meter length (approx. 4' 7") is a wearable summary of the history of bead-making.
The bead sequence is extraordinary: 71 pieces, all different from each other, 71 tiny masterpieces of the thousand-year-old art of Murano's "perlere".
The glass beads have a diameter that ranges between 10 and 12 mm (approx. 3/8 to 1/2 inch), while drops, olives and "tronchesi" have a maximum length of 21 mm (approx. 7/8 inch).
The center features a spectacular "fiorata" bead called Doge.
Wearing this blown glass jewel means capturing the history of the thousand-year-old art of artisanal bead-making in Murano.
Every day Murano artisans realize Murano glass objects. The Master sets up the work and coordinates his “serventi“ which help him in the preparation of the piece using incandescent furnaces: first they draw their desired object on some papers hanging close to the kilns then, once the glass is at the right temperature, the glassmakers shape quickly the material to obtain their glass artwork.
Whether you already visited Venice or not, having this piece of art will allow you to live the “Venetian Dream“. By wearing this authentic jewel, which is entirely made in the heart of Venice, you can live your everyday life with an Italian lifestyle point of view, combining beauty and simplicity.
This product, like all products on YourMurano is handmade blown by some of the most Famous Murano island glassmakers and it represents the emblem of this beautiful Island.