Monday, December 05, 2011

Murano Glass Jewellery

Murano glass jewellery is a well known product of Murano, a Venetian island. The island is located off the shore of Venice. Since the 10th century the city has been well known for its glassmakers, since then Murano glass is produced in many different places around the world.

There are many places online to find Murano glass jewellery. The jewellery features many different eye catching designs, different to other jewellery and at an affordable price.

Murano glass jewellery is the perfect gift for a loved one or if you feel like treating yourself to something different.

There are many different designs on Murano glass jewellery, which can often depend on what look the glassmaker wants to achieve. Special tools are used in the making of Murano glass jewellery, such as borselle, which are tongs used to hand form the glass, canna da soffio, which is the blowing pipe for manipulating the glass and pontello, an iron rod used to add the final touches to the object).

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