What is Murano? Murano is a beautiful island of Italy that
can be reached by a ten minute boat ride from Venice. Murano is known for its
elite group of glassmakers. Its artisans have been supplying the world with
quality glass products since as far back as the 12th century.
are no exception, the uniqueness and hand-made quality is unmatched to this day.
Originally the art of " Venetian Glass " originated in Venice, Italy.
However, in the year 1291 the glass industry was moved to the island of Murano
because of the fire danger created by the combination of old wood buildings in
Venice and the actual process of creating the glass.
Shimmer Lighting is proud to offer a large selection of
authentic Murano chandeliers in an array of colors and styles and most Murano
chandeliers also have matching wall sconces. Each Murano chandelier is crafted
in Murano, Italy by experienced and talented artisans. Because each Murano
chandelier is hand made to order for our clients they are true works of art with
their originality, quality, beauty and elegance.
Murano chandeliers are well known around the world for their
beautiful colors, not painted, but actually blown into the glass during the
production phase of the glass. The colors are rich and vibrant and portray true
art in every piece. The same is true for the chandeliers made with gold
decoration, where the gold is blown into the glass, not painted on.
Murano chandeliers are the perfect addition to any room in
your home and boast elegance and grace completing the perfect decor. They are
available in both traditional and highly decorative to the clean sleek style for
a more contemporary taste. With a combination of design and colors these
extraordinary chandeliers are available today, they are the perfect finishing
touch to any space in any home. Why not a little Italian history to your home
that can be passed down for generations to come.