TVGW Tours by Nexa - Murano: glass in the world, from tradition to innovation
September 10th | TVGW Tours by Nexa - Murano: glass in the world, from tradition to innovation
The two TVGW Tours by Nexa for Thursday, September 10th in Murano are dedicated to the rich heritage of Murano glass, celebrating international masters and artists who, with their timeless style, create extraordinary works of art. Nexa will take you to the heart of glass making, where tradition and innovation combine to create unique artifacts.
The first tour starts at 10 am. Nexa will take you to the workshops of three great artist-artisans: Davide Fuin, famous worldwide for his glassblowing techniques, internationally celebrated American engraver and jewellery designer Amy West, and French-born Muriel Balensi, who uses lampwork to create contemporary jewelry displaying an infinite range of nuances.
At 3 pm the second tour will leave for the Barovier&Toso furnace, for centuries the makers of stunning chandeliers, veritable crystal "dreams", and the workshop of Matteo Seguso, one of the most talented engravers in Murano, whose hands transforms crystal into works of art.