This directory of glass factories and furnaces lists the specialist Murano glass manufacturers who concentrate on particular aspects of glassmaking.
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Murano Glass Lighting
Founded in 1955 and specialising in glass lighting with wall lamps and
chandeliers. Design reproductions range from Renaissance to Twenties.
Luigi Fornasier founded the company in 1968, producing chandeliers, wall
lamps and table lamps. Fornasier also specialises in restoration work for
Gianni Seguso attained the sought-after qualification of glass master
at the age of 18 and has since created his own company producing his range
of chandeliers, lamps and vases.
Murano Glass Beads
Founded in 1911 by three brothers, Ercole Moretti's speciality is the
production of Venetian glass beads and pearls. Nowadays the company also
concentrates on pendants and tableware made with traditional murrine techniques.
Idee in Vetro
Maurizio Lotter runs Idee in Vetro which offers more than 3000 different
kinds of Venetian bead designs handmade by master bead makers.
La Perla Veneziana
Renata and Georgia Ferrari continue the Venetian tradition of glass bead-making
in traditional styles, such as murrino and filigrano.
Vianello produces an extensive range of glass beads in different styles,
as well as various lines of jewellery and tableware.