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Offline tam bam

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Re: Tiny Murano Dish
« Reply #20 on: January 11, 2011, 07:48:23 PM »
Vinciprova also uses a "M" murrine.  I think the they use blue and Moretti uses a clear "M" murrine.  Not sure why Vinciprova uses the "M" murrine or what it stands for.  If appears that Vinciprova doesn't use it on every piece they make though.

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Re: Tiny Murano Dish
« Reply #21 on: January 11, 2011, 09:47:02 PM »
It may be worth noting that Moretti murrine (cane slices) are sold worldwide. One example retail outlet is ...

So, if an item has Moretti murrine but there is no "M" (or other) identifier, then it could be almost any maker, anywhere.

However, I do not agree with ideas that the Chinese, or other makers, could easily produce lots of items that look just like the Murano products. It takes a lot of skill to work murrine into a pleasing form of a vase, bowl, dish, plate etc. without having gaps and distortions. It's not just a case of adding some murrine to a glass gather then blowing or forming the shape! Visual quality counts with these items.


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