A blue streak livens up a Murano glass disc with silver accents inside. The disk is approximately 2” across. Please beware that size and design may vary slightly due to the handmade nature of this product. Bubbles and slight variations in the glass are not considered defects but show the handmade nature of each piece and make each one unique. This pendant could be worn with both formal and casual clothes making them very versatile. You could wear it on a ribbon, cord, or rope style silver chain (not included). This Murano glass pendant would also make a great focal bead for your own beaded designs. This Murano glass pendant would make a great gift for anyone who loves dark blue, Italy, modern designs, or gorgeous handcrafted jewelry. Murano glass comes from Murano an island in the Venetian lagoon where master glassmakers have worked for centuries creating some of the worlds most unique and beautiful art glass. Sometimes Murano glass is called Venetian glass or Italian glass. This is because the island of Murano is part of the city of Venice in the country of Italy. This handcrafted Murano glass pendant comes with a gift box that is great for giving or storage for years to come. This pendant also comes with an information card about Murano glass that states the following:
Master glassmakers crafted this piece on an island in the Venetian lagoon named Murano. Glassmaking in the area dates back to the seventh century. The glassmakers have been on the island since 1291, when the Venetian Republic ordered the glassmakers to move their foundries because of the fire threat to Venice’s wooden buildings. Throughout history the uniqueness of Murano glass has been taken very seriously with skills often passed down only to family.