STORIES OF ITALY MACCHIA MURANO GLASS PEAR PAPERWEIGHT
From Milan-based label Stories of Italy, the Macchia Pear Paperweight features stunning Murano blown glass with a striking speckled design, created using the traditional Venetian glassmaking technique known as “Macia.” The beautiful design is achieved by a time intensive process of layering pigments into molten glass. Each sculpture is entirely unique, creating a very special decoration for the home or office.
Dimensions: H 15 cm Diameter 9 cm. Materials: 100% mouth-blown, hand-finished Murano glass. Care: hand wash only. Made in Italy.
About the brand:
Stories of Italy is a brand and studio based in Milan that creates fine pieces connected with traditional Italian craft. Inspired by the great archaeological, historical and cultural heritage of Italy, read in a contemporary style, the aesthetic is clean in shapes and fresh in colors, while the material focus is on Murano blown glass and Carrara marble.
Their works are conceived as “everyday objects” that are aesthetically beautiful but also tools of communication - each piece carries its own stories. Stories of Italy blends design, craft and art to capture the essence of these iconic Italian traditions which are often related to precise aesthetic rules. They like to play with them, experimenting with the materials and with their in house artisans' skills.