The Venetian art of Burano and Murano

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Venice is renowned across the globe for the lace of Burano and the glass of Murano. Murano’s reputation as a centre for glassmaking was born when the Venetian Republic, fearing fire and the destruction of the city’s mostly wooden buildings, ordered glassmakers to move their foundries to Murano in 1291. The lace and glass combine to create distinctive jewellery. ... http://www.euronews.net/

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