Mandi’s Most Wanted: Collectible Murano Glass
My first step in making a home was to find beautiful, unique furniture to put inside it. But just as important, in my opinion, is finding interesting glassware or pottery to display and to use for entertaining. It’s taken me a few years to collect furniture we love, and will take many years still, but recently I’ve had my mind on collecting nice barware and vases for our home too.
Murano glass vases would be my dream collection, with their quirky glass-blending techniques and unique, handmade appeal. These collector’s items are handmade by glass artisans in Venice, Italy, which makes them high value pieces whose value will only increase through time. They’re certainly not a dime a dozen, so maybe I could start out a collection with a decanter for our bar? I’m sure all of our friends would be so impressed at our next cocktail party.
The Murano glasses pictured above are from www.yourmurano.com, an exclusive dealer who cuts out the gallery middleman so that collectible glassware is more affordable for people like you and me. They’re located in the heart of Venice near the island of Murano where the glass is made. When you shop at YourMurano, you can be sure that you’re buying authentic, certified Murano glass made according to the high standards of traditional practices. After you make a purchase, your glass will be carefully packed and shipped with insurance. If you change your mind about a purchase, you can even return it. Check out the links to my favorites below!
Spyder vase by Simone Cenedese | $1,027
Gatti Cats by Formia International in black, in transparent | $189
Ottavia decanter by Gambaro & Poggi | $241
Goto Garbin glass by Dipi | $87
Impero vase by Formia International | $637
Scacco Matto by Polychromy | $2,210
Stagioni by Simone Cenedese | $384
Mars by Gambaro & Poggi | $1,287