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Glass work art at the Murano [AT]


Master glass in Murano, heir gestures he learned from his teachers, his grandfather and his father, Giovanni invites you to a first visit to his studio.The Venetian Senate wrote a decree in 1201 that required the glassmakers in Venice to install their furnaces on the island of Murano, because of the many fires that were reported to Venice from the glass furnaces. The Venetians were concerned, quite rightly, the risks to their wooden houses. The fact that these workshops are so isolated as possible to more easily maintain the secret of glass making. Each glass jealously guards its secrets passed from father to son, and that of Giovanni no exception! [AT]