Sculpture in Murano glass, made using the Massello and Calcedonio techniques.
This astonishing sculpture of a dolphin reveals maestro Tagliapietra's great skills in replicating animals using Murano glass. Each detail has been carefullu represented making this dolphin a unique artwork.
Its peculiar colors are due to the calcedonio technique. The coloring effect is obtained by adding to the molten glass a mixture based on different metal oxides. The results are incredible.
Hand-made in Murano by Andrea Tagliapietra, following the ancient Murano glass techniques.
Murano crystal glass and chalcedony.
Massello glass, grinded and polished by hand.
Designed, hand-made, and signed by Andrea Tagliapietra.