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Surprising and Original Glass Jewelry and Decorative Items Amid Touristy Murano Shops

We happened to pass Balbi Art Glass near the end of our two-plus hour walk and picnic lunch on... read more

Reviewed 23 December 2017
twoinmaine
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Bangor, Maine
Most original glass maker in Venice

Igor Balbi is a creative young glass maker. The front rooms are a gallery where he puts on small... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2015
Joseph C
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Williamstown, Massachusetts
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23 Dec 2017
“Surprising and Original Glass Jewelry and Decorative Items Amid Touristy Murano Shops”
12 Jul 2015
“Most original glass maker in Venice”
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Reviewed 23 December 2017

We happened to pass Balbi Art Glass near the end of our two-plus hour walk and picnic lunch on Murano. The window attracted us - so different from the (literally) dozens of similar small-animals-and-kaleidoscopic-jewelry displays elsewhere on the island. We entered and found Signore Igor...More

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Reviewed 12 July 2015

Igor Balbi is a creative young glass maker. The front rooms are a gallery where he puts on small exhibits of other young glass makers, while his own workshop is in the back rooms. His goblets are really beautiful and delicate, the most original by...More

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Reviewed 10 July 2015

Absolutely beautiful glass art. Modern and striking. Wish I had a bigger house to put the art in. Staff friendly and helpful

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The Rialto Bridge is the most famous sight along the
Grand Canal in San Polo, smallest of Venice's six
sestieri (districts) and by far the busiest
neighbourhood. Morning Venetians arrive to peruse the
markets for fish, fruit and vegetables, while shops
display goods from cheese to wine to desserts. San
Silvestro and Rialto Market vaporetto (water taxi)
stops add to the steady stream of foot traffic. San
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