The name Murano comes from the island where the glass is produced. Situated in the lagoon of
With all the many artisans centred at Murano techniques evolved significantly to make Murano glass what it is today. Some of the most loved designers from Murano include Barovier & Toso, Venini, Pauly, and Seguso. Many say the most desirable Murano glass comes from the 1930s-1950s. Looking around Alfies it is hard not to notice the many variations of designs of Murano glass from different periods and designers.
Another example to show the diversity of the artisans of Murano is this incredible chandelier offered by Stephen Hall (below). I think it represents one of the four seasons and there are another three designs to show the others (don't quote me on this though!)
To view a selection of the many beautiful Murano glass items available at Alfies click here.