The Glass Maker

DPP_1721 copy

A trinket maker using a torch to shape glass. Known as lampworking, this technique melts rods and tubes of clear and colored glass. Once in a molten state, the glass is then formed by blowing and shaping with tools and hand movements. Although glass making has been practiced since ancient Syrian times, it became widely practiced in Murano only in the 20th century

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s


Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 11,371 other followers

%d bloggers like this: