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Artigianato d'Arte di Vianello Mauro

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Address: Calle Dei Morti Santa Croce 2251 | Santa Croce, 30135 Venice, Italy
Phone Number: +39 041 520 1802
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10:30 - 13:30
14:00 - 18:00
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Mon - Sat 10:30 - 13:30
14:00 - 18:00
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To purchase my studio is open from Monday to Saturday from 10.30 To 18.00....

To purchase my studio is open from Monday to Saturday from 10.30 To 18.00.

On request and payment I perform demonstrations with explanations of the production process for up to 5 people.

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True works of art

Mauro, the owner, is a charming man whose skill with glass is boundless. From clown fish hiding in anemone to seashells, his pieces are fantastically lifelike and really true... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 22 October 2016
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Mauro, the owner, is a charming man whose skill with glass is boundless. From clown fish hiding in anemone to seashells, his pieces are fantastically lifelike and really true works of art. The shop is also Mauro's workshop so you can sometimes see him creating these glass masterpieces which is a very special experience. Somewhere everyone must visit whilst they... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

I stopped by Mauro's studio after being recommended by a friend to do so. What an amazing experience! Mauro was friendly and interesting, and for €25, I watched him make two stunning pieces of art. He chatted to me the whole time and I learned so much. After the first piece, I asked him about blown glass and instead of... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016

Our family of four (son aged 10, daughter aged 8) arranged a visit with Mauro last weekend, during our few days in Venice. Every minute and every penny we spent in his studio was well-spent. We arrived at 11 AM and spent two hours talking with Mauro in his shop and watching him work. He was delightful, responsive and attentive... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016

The Venetian glass is unsurpassed.! You can see it in almost every store and on Murano Island with its factories and outlets. However, for an even more intimate look at Venetian creations being created, find Vianello Mauro at his shop in mid- Venice ! I had been searching everywhere for a glass sea horse for my granddaughter who loves pink... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2016

Most definitely a must see! It was my daughter's idea to visit Mauro's studio, and I am so glad we went. Mauro made us feel very welcome and proceeded to demonstrate his craftsmanship with great skill. It is amazing how he can create a delicate, accurate representation of a sea creature out of a lump of glass and we were... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

This kind of glass work is so life like, loved every bit of visit, myself, wife and both my children 7 & 9 loved the demonstration FANTASTIC

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

This was a very memorable experience. We booked a time with Mauro by e-mail - it is a small workshop and can't cope with ad hoc visitors. We then turned up earlier than we had agreed because we had read that it is difficult to find - it isn't. We were reading his note on the door saying he would... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

My family and I decided to skip the Murano glass factory tour and instead visit Mauro's gallery. We were so glad we did! Mauro is awesome! His craftsmanship is pure perfection as well as his personality. We had so much fun watching him create and listening to him explain the process and history of glass art. Well worth the time... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2016

After seeing Mauro's write ups on Trip Advisor I wanted to see his work. We arrived when he was opening one morning and he straightaway offered to give us a demonstration. He locked the door and we had our own, personal , fascinating demonstration of how he made his shells. Needless to say we had to buy our shell (as... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2016

Mauro Vianello is a flame worker who makes exquisite shells, fish and all sorts of other magical things from Murano glass. He will happily give you a demonstration and talk to you about his work - very interesting and very entertaining. If you already work with glass or have never seen it worked in a flame, you will be fascinated.

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