This directory of glass factories and furnaces lists the foundries located on the island of Murano.
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Glass Foundries on Murano
Abate Zanetti is a furnace in a traditional Murano industrial building which produces custom glassworks and lighting. It also runs its own glassmaking academy on the premises with a wide range of courses.
Antichi Angeli is run by the three brothers Collizzi, who follow in the footsteps
of their father. The furnace concentrates on glasswork reproductions of antique
vases and lamps and lanterns finished with traditional techniques.
Ars Murano was founded in the 1980s by three glass masters. As well as artistic
sculptures, the furnace has also specialised in reviving the historic art of
Barovier & Toso ®
The Barovier family can trace their glassmaking heritage back to the 13th
The company, which fused with the Toso family, specialises in chandeliers
and traditional drinking vessels, as well as glass art.
Berengo Studio was founded to showcase the work of Venetian
glass masters and artists. The company operates its own studio to translate
the ideas of contemporary art into three-dimensional glass sculptures.
Gino Cenedese e Figlio
The Cenedese family concentrates on decorative tableware and lamps as
well as chandeliers and objets d'arts. Filigree work is also a speciality.
Vetreria Artistica Colleoni
Allesandro Barbaro and Luigi Moro collaborate in designs in a modern style,
classic reinterpretations and figurative creations of animals and heads.
Andrea and Cristiano De Biasi produce objets d'art including different
types of jewellery, plates and pendants.
Ferro Murano offers a wide range of glass products, with tableware, furnishings,
vases and bowls, along with a more modern design subsidiary marketed under
the name of Yalos.
Formia was created in 1962 by two master glassmakers, Formentello and
Mian. Formia has a varied range with figurative pieces of animals and humans,
vases and bowls.