GlassOfVenice Murano Glass Golden Quilt Millefiori Egg - Multicolor
Authentic Murano Glass hand-made in Venice, Italy
3 inches tall and 2-1/4 inches in diameter
Crafted by prominent Venetian family workshop with long history
Certificate of Authenticity included with each product
Imported and distributed by GlassOfVenice.com, largest US-based provider of authentic Murano Glass
Publisher: Murano Glass
Details: From the Manufacturer
For many years GlassOfVenice has focused solely on direct import and worldwide distribution of authentic Murano Glass from Venice, Italy. GlassOfVenice was founded by a team of people with passion for Italy and Venice and appreciation of Venetian artistic heritage. The company carries the full range of Murano Glass crafted by the top artisans, from jewelry to tabletop, vases, sculptures, and chandeliers. GlassOfVenice stocks all its products in the U.S. warehouse and ships to retail and wholesale customers worldwide.
Murano Glass has been world-famous for ages for its exceptional colors, unique beauty, artistry, and fine craftsmanship. These qualities are evident in this beautiful Murano Glass Millefiori Egg handmade in one of the oldest glassworks on Murano Island. The masters whose lineage includes famous glass artisans of the centuries past employ a complex glass-making technique called Millefiori (or "a thousand flowers") to create this Murano Egg that dazzles with gorgeous deep colors and sparkles with 24K gold.
This Murano Glass Egg carries powerful symbolism known to many cultures since antiquity. At different times a symbol of the Universe, creation, wealth, and health, an egg also has religious and spiritual meanings. In Jewish tradition it symbolizes a circle of life. In Christianity it is a metaphor for resurrection, immortality, and of course an important part of Easter celebrations. Thanks to its powerful cultural and spiritual references, this beautiful finely crafted Murano paperweight makes a great symbolic gift that reminds us of the potential of life. This Egg can serve as a decorative piece on your mantle, bookshelf, or coffee table, or as a functional paperweight in your office.
Measurements: The decorative glass paperweight measures just over 3 inches in height and 2 1/4 inches in diameter in its widest part. The diameter of the base is just over 1 inch. It is very