Murano glass is glass made on the Venetian island of Murano, which has specialized in fancy glasswares for centuries. Murano’s glassmakers led Europe for centuries, developing or refining many technologies including crystalline glass, enamelled glass (smalto), golden glass (goldstone), multicolored glass (millefiori), milk glass (lattimo), and imitation gemstones made of glass.
Today, the artisans of Murano are still employing these centuries-old techniques and is home to a vast number of factories and a few individual artists' studios making all manner of glass objects.
A hand-crafted and blown Murano glass tall lamp. This lamp base with its whimsical look is created by utilizing the ancient technique of “Rostri”. This desired effect is created by wrapping the lamp body with a thick band of glass that is poked and pinched before the lamp base cools. The lamp is outfitted with an adjustable lacquered mat chrome plated two light socket fitting.
Maximum wattage per socket 75.
Height 31 inches (79cm)
Diameter 8 inches (20 cm)
Standard Color Option: Silk with Clear Rostri
Custom Colors Available