Angel with murrines

A very pretty Christmas angel, handblown with murrines, more commonly known as 'millfefiore', or 'thousand flowers'. Murrines are very thin discs of glass, crafted by fusing glass rods together in...

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£83.85
SKU: 5031

A very pretty Christmas angel, handblown with murrines, more commonly known as 'millfefiore', or 'thousand flowers'. Murrines are very thin discs of glass, crafted by fusing glass rods together in a pattern, then taking a cross-section. This is one of the oldest glass-making techniques, discovered to have been used first in the 3rd century BC in Egypt.

Height: 13cm