Murano-Style Drinking Glasses

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WN7236010
$98.00

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This set of six drinking glasses in a variety of colors is handcrafted with the masterful techniques, materials, and style of Murano glassmaking. After years of visiting the glass workshops of Murano, Terri developed an eye for quality and workmanship. Imagine her surprise when she discovered a workshop just outside Naples, almost eight hours away, which uses the same techniques and materials as a Murano workshop, with identical skill and artistry. The colorful patterns are formed by rolling the molten glass in colorful glass chips before skillfully hand-blowing each piece. However, due to location alone, a set of six glasses costs less than a set of two from Murano. Each glass measures 3.5 inches tall and holds 8 ounces. Handcrafted exclusively for Uno Alla Volta, from the hearts and hands of the artisans.
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