Latest Sale explores the many innovations of Murano glass earrings. Glassmaking practices in Venice, Italy, have been around since the days of the Roman Empire. By the end of the 13th century, radical laws were passed to move the glass industry to the Murano Islands. The intention was to isolate glassmakers and protect the industry secrets.
Another innovation occurred in the 15th century, at the peak of this craft. Master Angelo Barovier discovered a process to create clear, non cloudy glass. This revolutionized the industry. There have been many advancements in this manufacturing craft that facilitates stunning designs of handmade Murano glass earrings.