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Glassmaking Classes at The Studio

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Creating & Using Murrine


September 2 - 7, 2019
One-Week Session

Students will gain an understanding of a Muranese technique called tociar piere, also known as the roll–up technique. It consists of putting a composition of canes, murrine, tesserae, etc., on an iron plate, fusing them together in the glory hole, then rolling the flat glass onto a blow pipe, and working it into the desired shape or form. Students will learn how to create complex murrine and cane designs, in addition to learning techniques such as incalmo and rotation of the axis.

Two years of glassworking experience are required.


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Davide Salvadore

Davide Salvadore is from a family of Venetian glassworkers. In 1987, he and two partners founded the studio Campagnol e Salvadore, where he works as a glass master. Salvadore is also a founding...