The Arts and Crafts throughout the history of Venice

Among the trades of Venice The Murano Glass and the Burano Lace. The Blacksmiths: iron masters and Gli Squeraroli: Gondolas and boats. The Gilding of wood and the Goldsmiths with the Moretti.

The art of glassblowing

Murano is the island famous for its glass factories, while in the city of Venice you will find some of the most prestigious glass shops and galleries....

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Between history and legend

Burano is the island in the Venetian Lagoon known for its colorful houses, but not only, lace is an ancient art present in Burano......

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The most ancient craft activities.

The gilding of wood, the use of pure gold leaf in Venice remains among the most ancient craft activities....

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The History of The Gondolas' Builders

The Squero is where the original Venetian Gondola was born, and the Squeraroli are the workers specialized in building these famous Adriatic Lagoon rowing boats - aka the Gondolas....

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The art of Venetian goldsmithing: history and representative jewels, such as the Moretto of Venice

The Venetian goldsmiths - Discover the fascinating history of Venetian jewelry and its unique cultural heritage. Explore the distinctive characteristics of Venetian goldsmithing, including filigree...

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