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Eduino Ferro

By Admin Muranonet 19 January 2020 21 Views No comments

Eduino Ferro was for years the first master of the Pauly & C. glassworks with which he participated in the Universal Exhibition in Chicago in 1934.
A year later he founded the Ferro & C. glassworks but his untimely death marked its closure.

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Enzo Scarpa

By Admin Muranonet 19 January 2020 91 Views No comments

In the late 1960s an exclusive relationship developed between Pauly & Co., C.V.M. and Enzo Scarpa.

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Reno Bardella

By Admin Muranonet 11 January 2020 69 Views 2 comments

Born in Murano in 1952.
Known by all as Moreno, he began his apprenticeship in various furnaces, including Cenedese, Alfredo Barbini and Civam.
Over time he perfected himself in the technique of blowing and solid wood and became a master at Ferro & Lazzarini.

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Thomas Apa

By Admin Muranonet 11 January 2020 74 Views No comments

Thomas was born in Murano in 1980.
From a very young age he was fascinated by the world of glass with which he is surrounded.
After graduation he decided to contact Dario Frare to be introduced to the a lume glass technique.

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Vincenzo Zanetti (Abate)

By Admin Muranonet 6 January 2020 103 Views No comments

He was a Muranese priest and historian, who founded the Murano Glass Museum in 1861 with the intent to restore the lustre of Muranese glassmaking and relaunch the industry that was going through a deep crisis.

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Flavio Poli

By admin 5 January 2020 3717 Views No comments

Born in Chioggia (Venice, Italy) in 1900, he died in Venice in 1984.

In 1929 Flavio Poli collaborated with the I.V.A.M. - of which he was a partner Libero Vitali - and designed figures, to be made of solid glass. Poli was the first to tackle, in Murano, the theme of the female nude: in the compostiera (glass, ceramic or sim. Cup, used to serve fruit compotes at the table) of 1929-30, he designed a central female bust, with gripping function.

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Martin Janecký

By Admin Muranonet 23 December 2019 145 Views No comments

Martin started working with glass at the age of 13 in his father's factory in the Czech Republic. His secondary school education focused on creating glass artwork at the Novy Bor School.

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Elio Quarisa

By Admin Muranonet 18 December 2019 149 Views No comments

In his long career as a glass maker, Elio Quarisa worked at the finest glass factories in Murano, beginning at Barovier & Toso glassworks at the age of nine, to help support his family.

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Adriano Berengo

By Admin Muranonet 14 December 2019 126 Views No comments

Adriano Berengo was born in Venice in 1947 and lives between Venice and Beirut.
The biography of Berengo contemplates a degree in Languages at Ca 'Foscari and a doctorate in Comparative Literature obtained in New York. where within a few years he reinvented himself as a publisher of glass works.

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Gianni Toso

By Admin Muranonet 14 December 2019 129 Views No comments

The Toso family has a 700-year uninterrupted tradition of Murano glass blowing, creating glass vessels that became the jealously guarded treasures of Venetian aristocracy. The past 50 years of that history have belonged to Maestro Gianni Toso.

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