Island of Glass
Paperback 400pp Illustrated 279x235mm
9788877433862   Product Code: 20006
Glass making has played a key role in the history of Murano almost uninterruptedly since the Middle Ages and today blown glass is a thriving modern industry on the island. Written by the Director of the Murano Glass Museum and describing and illustrating hundreds of fine examples, this book traces the history of glass making from medieval times to the 20th century, with special features and photographs demonstrating techniques such as filigree, murine and incalmo.