Glass sculpture The seed of life
- Brand: Chalcedony glass
- Product Code: Calcedonio/Abs
- Availability: In Stock
- Dimensions (L x W x H) 18 x 0 x 24 cm
- Weight: 2 kg
- Ex Tax: €1,120.00
Glass sculpture The seed of life.
Chalcedony glass. Sculpture technique on chalcedony glass. Handmade in Murano Island. Venice Italy.Chalcedony glass:
The Chalcedony glass workmanship and its preparation are still today a secret. A few families in Murano create using it and currently one of the best families, specialized right in Chalcedony glass sculptures is Tagliapietra. About the Chalcedony glass we can say that it is A vitreous paste with a dark base, red when transparent, with multicoloured veins, imitating a variety of natural chalcedony, zoned agate. Invented on Murano in the mid-XVth century. Its difficult preparation requires the addition of various metallic compounds to the glass mixture, in specific ways and at specific intervals. The secret of its manufacture, lost around the end of the XVIIIth century to be rediscovered on the first half of the XIXth.
Handmade in Murano Island, Venice Italy.
Certificate of origin. Signature of Master Andrea Tagliapietra.