Lagoon murano glass Necklace. Murano glass factory
technique. Beige & brown canne and clear crystal glass. Metal Parts: Hypoallergenic steel. Original handmade in
Murano, Island of Venice, Italy.
Glass beads are made of glass which is about 70% silica (sand).
Venetian murano glass beads are made from a type of glass known as soda
glass with a COE of 90 degrees which is a measurement of the expansion
in heating and cooling. The murano glass beads start with glass rods
which were made in Murano. All of our murano glass beads are made from
filigrana canes, millefiori canes, 24k gold leaf and silver leaf inside
the glass in solid and translucent colors.
More about Murano glass beads:
Murano glass beads are intricate glass beads influenced by Venetian
glass artists. Since 1291, the Murano glassmakers have refined
technologies such as crystalline glass, enamelled glass (smalto), glass
with threads of gold (aventurine), multicolored glass (millefiori), milk
glass (lattimo) and imitation gemstones made of glass producing beads
and glasswork unmatched anywhere in the world.
process of Murano bead-making begins with the production of color
canes. The chemical compounds involved in color fabrication are
extremely sensitive so they must be mixed with absolute accuracy.
Aquamarine is created through the use of copper and cobalt and ruby red
is achieved through the use of a gold solution as a coloring agent.
Warning: These items must be kept out of the reach of children.
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