Venetian Murano glass Millefiori post earrings-black and white
This style of glass is called Millefiori which means a thousand flowers in Italian. When you look close at a piece of glass done in this style the little flowers are sure to amaze you. To create this highly unique and beautiful glass first cylindrical rods are created of the glass. Pieces of the rods are than cut and fused together. These earrings feature classic shades of black and white. The post earrings are approximately 10 millimeters across or .4”. The metal that frames the Murano glass piece is nickel free sterling silver. These earrings could be worn with both formal and casual clothes making them very versatile. These Murano glass earrings would make a great gift for anyone who loves classic black and white, Italy, Millefiori glass, or gorgeous handcrafted jewelry. These Venetian Murano glass comes from Murano an island in the Venetian lagoon where master glassmakers have worked for centuries creating some of the worlds most unique and beautiful art glass. Sometimes Murano glass is called Venetian glass or Italian glass. This is because the island of Murano is part of the city of Venice in the country of Italy. These handcrafted Murano glass earrings come with a gift box that is great for giving or storage for years to come. These earrings also come with an information card about Murano glass that states the following:
Master glassmakers crafted this piece on an island in the Venetian lagoon named Murano. Glassmaking in the area dates back to the seventh century. The glassmakers have been on the island since 1291, when the Venetian Republic ordered the glassmakers to move their foundries because of the fire threat to Venice’s wooden buildings. Throughout history the uniqueness of Murano glass has been taken very seriously with skills often passed down only to family.