MAKING AN ORNAMENTAL GLASS
Making an Ornamental
Glass Tulip in Venice
Venice has been famous as a centre of glass production from the 15th
century. At the Elite Murano Glass Factory on the island of Murano
the making of fine decorative glass in an old tradition. Originally
famous for its wine glasses and translucent 'cristallo' glass, now
many types of coloured glass objects are made. Here we see the melting,
shaping, joining and assembling that finally lead to a glass tulip.
We see the base. stem, leaves and finally the flower being made with
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shot on Friday, 28th May, 1999. Camera: David Dugan.