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Læs om glaspustere på Murano øen

Read about glassblowers on the island of Murano

There are many well-known glassblowers on Murano who have contributed to the island's long tradition of handmade glass art.

Here are some of the most famous glassblowers on Murano

1. Angelo Barovier - One of the most famous glassblowers on Murano and the founder of Barovier & Toso, one of the most recognized glass companies on the island.

Om de kendte Murano glaspustere og teknikker

Vintage Murano wall lamps in one of the techniques that Barovier continuously works with, find them here 

 

2. Lino Tagliapietra - A renowned glassblower known for his innovative and experimental work with glass. He has also taught glassblowing all over the world.

 

3. Archimede Seguso - Another famous glassblower known for his work with glass mosaics and stained glass.

Vintage Murano vaser i glas

Archimede Seguso worked particularly with the alabaster and opal glass in an organic ribbed technique, see all vases at Murano Vintage here 

 

  1. Paolo Venini - One of the most important Murano glassblowers in the 20th century and the founder of Venini Glass, one of the most iconic glass companies on the island.

Vintage Murano latticino zanfirico lyserød glasskål

Today Venini glass is primarily mouth-blown in monotonous glass, but Paolo Venini also worked with the zanfirico technique, see selection of bowls

 

  1. Ercole Barovier - A renowned glassblower known for his work with the millefiori technique, which involves creating patterns in the glass using small colored glass rods.

  Zoom  Vintage Murano Millefiori lampefod i glas med mønster. Millefiori betyder 'tusind blomster' og er en gammel italiensk glaspuster teknik, hvor farverige blomster i forskellige nuancer og udformninger smeltes sammen. Håndlavet i Italien, 1970erne. H:33 cm D:16 cm   Vintage Murano Millefiori lampefod i glas med mønster. Millefiori betyder 'tusind blomster' og er en gammel italiensk glaspuster teknik, hvor farverige blomster i forskellige nuancer og udformninger smeltes sammen. Håndlavet i Italien, 1970erne. H:33 cm D:16 cm  Vintage Murano Millefiori lampefod i glas med mønster. Millefiori betyder 'tusind blomster' og er en gammel italiensk glaspuster teknik, hvor farverige blomster i forskellige nuancer og udformninger smeltes sammen. Håndlavet i Italien, 1970erne. H:33 cm D:16 cm   Vintage Murano Millefiori lampefod i glas med mønster. Millefiori betyder 'tusind blomster' og er en gammel italiensk glaspuster teknik, hvor farverige blomster i forskellige nuancer og udformninger smeltes sammen. Håndlavet i Italien, 1970erne. H:33 cm D:16 cm   Vintage Murano Millefiori lampefod i glas med mønster. Millefiori betyder 'tusind blomster' og er en gammel italiensk glaspuster teknik, hvor farverige blomster i forskellige nuancer og udformninger smeltes sammen. Håndlavet i Italien, 1970erne. H:33 cm D:16 cm  Vintage Murano millefiori lampefod
The recognizable millefiori technique (which translated means a thousand flowers), find Murano table lamps here

These glassblowers and many others on Murano have contributed to the island's long and rich tradition of glass art and have helped shape the Italian craft tradition.

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