Essentially, Murano beads are glass beads. They have been inspired by the glass artists of Venice and have been in vogue since 1291 AD. Over the years, glass artists have experimented with different manufacturing processes and come up with different finished products including multicolored glass, imitation gemstones, enameled glass, gold threaded glass, crystalline glass, milk glass and several more.
Murano beads of different colors are obtained by mixing different metals in very precise quantities. For example, mixing cobalt and copper makes an aquamarine murano bead. Gold solution is used to develop a ruby red bead. A lot of care and effort goes into manufacturing these delicate glass beads because chemical compounds need to be mixed in accurate proportions. Most of the highest quality Murano beads are hand crafted.
Beads that are prepared with such a lot of precision are beaded into attractive patterns to create stunning Murano necklaces. Although Murano necklaces are available all over the world in online as well as land based stores, the two most famous destinations for these jewelry pieces are Venice and Murano in Italy.
Women of all strata and social standing have patronized Murano glass necklaces. European royalty has been seen sporting these rich …Read More