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Author Topic: 2.5kg hand made elephant.  (Read 698 times)

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Offline Lustrousstone

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Re: 2.5kg hand made elephant.
« Reply #10 on: February 25, 2018, 09:17:58 PM »
Most of the ebay sellers Murano items are not Murano. Quite a few are Chinese and some of them are just Italian. The decimal point is at least one place adrfit to the right on most of them

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Re: 2.5kg hand made elephant.
« Reply #11 on: February 26, 2018, 02:05:04 PM »
I was fairly sure I spotted some Makora amongst the xmas decorations.  ;D
(but... we're not supposed to say things about live auctions or do anything to damage reputations or do anything against businesses' "interests"...)
but what about the rights of buyers? "beware" is all that can be offered? 
We might be on dodgy ground here. ???
It's hard to tell now, when profit is deemed more important than honesty or integrity.

Murano glass does come in various degrees of quality itself, from the very top stuff to small mundane things for tourists (although I think a lot of those are imported from China, these days. I've even heard a bit of China has been renamed Murano so it can be used as the origin. I do not know if that is true.)

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Re: 2.5kg hand made elephant.
« Reply #12 on: February 26, 2018, 09:03:20 PM »
There’s plenty of ‘Murano glass’ on Alibaba, much of it with minimum orders in the 100s or 1000s of pieces, and they seem to be quite open about where it’s coming from.

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Re: 2.5kg hand made elephant.
« Reply #13 on: February 26, 2018, 09:51:01 PM »
The Chinese sellers are. It's the resellers that are more "creative"

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