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Make sure it's authentic Murano Glass

By admin 15 November 2019 31373 Views 1 comment

"How do I recognise authentic Murano Glass?".

"Is this authentic Murano Glass?".

We often get asked those questions and have already dealt with this subject in the article «A Guide to original Murano Glass» or even in our FAQs page.

The Glass Industry in Venice Carves Space for the next generation

By Admin Muranonet 16 October 2019 554 Views No comments

The Glass Industry in Venice Carves Space for the next generation

The first time Thomas Stearns attempted to have his glass vessels made, he was unceremoniously thrown out of the Venetian studio by an enraged and insulted master.

Palazzo Soranzo Van Axel

By Admin Muranonet 27 August 2019 865 Views No comments

Palazzo Soranzo Van Axel

The palace was erected between 1473 and 1479 for Nicolò Soranzo with material recovered from an ancient palace of the Gradenigo. Particular glimpses of the adjacent church of Santa Maria dei Miracoli and the coincidence of the construction period make it probable that Nicolò Soranzo will be involved in the construction of the church.

Rosanna Toso

By Admin Muranonet 12 August 2019 25 Views No comments

(1941-2001), sister of Arnoldo, joined the Fratelli Toso in 1964 as a designer and became its artistic director in 1973. At the beginning of her career she followed the traditional style of manufacturing, drawing, for example, the murrina merletto. In the second phase of his activity, looking for new lines and new processing techniques, she favors light designs, essential crystal forms characterized by the use of white or black, well reflecting the trends of the 60s and 70s. At the dissolution of the company he continues to work as a designer with his brother Arnoldo in the Antica Vetreria Fratelli Toso.

Mirrors in Murano

By Admin Muranonet 6 February 2019 1020 Views No comments

The mirror, over the centuries, has always been present in human life and culture. Discover how they're connected to

Visiting Venice in quite an original way

By Bizen Bizen 12 January 2016 1472 Views No comments

“At the end of January 1980, on the streets of Paris, I followed a man whom I lost sight of a few minutes later in the crowd. That very evening, quite by chance, he was introduced to me at an opening. During the course of our conversation, he told me

In Glass We Trust

By admin 27 April 2015 6600 Views No comments

We have recently met again Igor Balbi and had a few words with the maestro about his new project: a contemporary art glass exhibition. Here's what we have learned.

MuranoNet on TK Magazine

By admin 24 April 2015 3143 Views No comments

e are so proud to have collaborated with the gorgeous TK - Tasting Kitchen magazine based in Hong Kong!

Bruno Bischofberger's Art Collection

By admin 17 April 2015 3385 Views No comments

Finnish vases are the passion of great art dealer Bruno Bischofberger who’s showcasing his rich collection from this April in Venice.

Murano in space

By admin 18 March 2015 1791 Views No comments

As you probably know, the Italian astronaut Captain Samantha Cristoforetti is participating in a mission on the International Space Station. On 28th January she took a wonderful photo of Venice and its lagoon as seen from space. This image - famous all over the world - moved all us Venetians.