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The dolphin is a sea animal, and Venice is the queen of the sea. Many corners of the city are adorned by depictions of dophins: just like the lion is king of the terrestrial beasts, the dolphin reigns over all aquatic creatures. In ancient representations, divinities were shown astride dolphins to indicate their domain over the sea: the same dominion of Venice through the centuries.
The dolphin is symbol of Venice ruling over the sea and its might. The “Delfino” collection includes a series of traditional goblets in different shapes and colours: each collectible piece is a unique, precious symbol, a must-have for any lover of fine glass. This red goblet features a handkerchief-shaped cup with the typical lines of the “rigadin” technique, and a dolphin-shaped stem with gold leaf and orange eyes. Due to its exquisite features, this classic Murano glass goblet is for display purposes only, and is not suitable for food or drink.
Regardless of the place where it is displayed, it will always distinguish itself thanks to its elegant and particular design, achieved through the hardworking process of glass blowing.
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 in your house will allow you to live the “Venetian Dream“. By bringing into your house this authentic goblet, which is entirely made in the heart of Venice, you can decor your house 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.