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.
The graceful cylindrical form is adorned with lapis colored blue glass over and above thin layers of 24kt gold leaf creating a feel of raining of color and gold. Maximum wattage per socket 75.
Height 28 inches (71cm)
Diameter 5 inches (13 cm)