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Davide Penso - Artstudio Murano

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Where you go when you are tired of all the look-alike Murano Glass

We wandered into Davide's shop when I was just about to forget about Murano Glass. So much of the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Pam B
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Flagler Beach, Florida, United States
I saw Davide Penso's work at the Glass museum!

In an exhibit at the Murano Glass Museum, I saw one of this artist's pieces and fell in love with... read more

Reviewed 3 April 2018
NewmansTravel
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Kitzbuhel, Austria
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Atelier of the artist Davide Penso. Contemporary glass jewelry since 1992. Interesting demo on torch and explication regarding the bead-making technique.
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Fondamenta Riva Longa 48 | Fermata Linea Pubblica 4.1-4.2, 30141 Murano, Italy
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We wandered into Davide's shop when I was just about to forget about Murano Glass. So much of the "murano" glass is coming to you from China....even the glass in the windows of the shops in Murano! Davide spent about an hour with us and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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davidep21, Proprietario at Davide Penso - Artstudio Murano, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

thans Pam see you soon

Reviewed 15 April 2018

Davide Penso's move into organic forms from jewellery brings something very different to the very cleaver but slightly 'same old' work of Murano glass blowing masters. The precision of his jewellery sets the base for how he begin his pieces, the flow from there is...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Davide P, Proprietario at Davide Penso - Artstudio Murano, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2018

Thank you See you soon Davide

Reviewed 3 April 2018

In an exhibit at the Murano Glass Museum, I saw one of this artist's pieces and fell in love with it. After we left the museum and were strolling along the water, we came across this artstudio and went in to see his work. He...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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davidep21, Proprietario at Davide Penso - Artstudio Murano, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

thank you see you next time

Reviewed 31 March 2018

My 13 yr old son and I were lucky enough to take Davide's 2-hour class with the torch and glass blowing and it was an experience we will never forget! Davide is so personable, warm, funny and engaging. He has such passion for what he...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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davidep21, Proprietario at Davide Penso - Artstudio Murano, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

thank you ciao

Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

What an awesome experience. My husband and I were in Venice on our honeymoon and had booked a 2 hour private lesson with Davide. From start to finish, we could not have asked for more. Davide was warm, welcoming, patient, and so much fun. I...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Davide P, Proprietario at Davide Penso - Artstudio Murano, responded to this reviewResponded 3 December 2017

Dear Meg, Thanks for your coment and the best wishes to both of you! Take care Davide

Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Fun for the whole family, very patient with kids, extremely talented, great end product, amazing and unique experience. Nice products in shop.

Date of experience: July 2017
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Davide P, Proprietario at Davide Penso - Artstudio Murano, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2017

thank you Carolyn it was my pleasure! great family ... regards to the engineer and to the kids! see you soon davide

Reviewed 28 May 2017

Beautiful artistic design. Signore Penso is a delight as well. You will not find the usual tchoches here that are abundant in all the other shops.

Date of experience: May 2017
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Davide P, Proprietario at Davide Penso - Artstudio Murano, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2017

thank you i hope to see you soon again davide

Reviewed 16 April 2017

We visited Davide on Murano on the 5th April, he was an amazing tutor. We have never tried working with glass before. He showed us how to melt glass using 2 different colours to produce glass beads, using his specialist equipment, we caused a stir...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Davide P, Proprietario at Davide Penso - Artstudio Murano, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2017

it was fun! see you soon davide

Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

Wonderful glass lesson with Davide! Made beads and learnt about glass, stretched it out, blew it, blobbed it, made beads, and learnt about the history of glass in Italy. Loved it, great location, highly recommended. Great school as well, with beautifully designed beads. Thanks Davide.

Date of experience: January 2017
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Davide P, Proprietario at Davide Penso - Artstudio Murano, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2017

always great time with nice people! see you soon davide

Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

This was without a doubt one of the highlights of our trip to Venice. We spent two wonderful hours with Davide learning to make glass beads. His passion for his craft made the experience a truly memorable one for us and our children (13 &...More

Date of experience: November 2016
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Davide P, Proprietario at Davide Penso - Artstudio Murano, responded to this reviewResponded 29 November 2016

Thank you I hope to see you soon! Ciao

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L G
25 September 2018|
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Response from NewmansTravel | Reviewed this property |
Google him, go to his sight and contact him with your request.
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Response from NewmansTravel | Reviewed this property |
Hi Lynette, I am not aware of any studios that offer workshops. Perhaps Davide does, but in all of my discussion with him, I was not made aware of this. My husband and I are glass blowers and were given an opportunity to... More
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magdab749
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Response from davidep21 | Property representative |
Ciao Magda Sure i teach private classes! Let me know Regards Davidr
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