Live-Talk of Wed. May 19 – 19:00 (GMT+2)

Pietro and Riccardo Ferro: The art of Murano Glass grinding!

Who is Pietro and Riccardo Ferro

Pietro and Riccardo Ferro are among the few Murano Glass grinders remaining in Murano. The followed in the footsteps of their father and have learned the fine art of grinding while working in the family company for more than 25 years, continuing an excellent tradition that has now almost vanished.

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Description

We will meet Pietro e Riccardo Ferro, masters in the art of grinding Murano glass as well as being Murano Glass artists. In addition to the master glassmakers, decorators and artists, the excellence of Murano’s glass also requires master grinders.
Grinding glass means working it when it is cold, proceeding by subtraction of material as if you were working with a sculpture in marble.

 

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Interviewed by

Cecelia Pierotti

Cecelia Pierotti | Live-in-Venice Week 2021

American Retired Violinist & Venetian Resident

Event Detail


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