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Sommerso & Aventurina
Sommerso Venetian glass beads are named after the technique which submerges different colors beneath clear glass. Aventurina is sparkling copper crystals seen in many of our beads, providing a richly toned look to most anything to which it is added. Mix the aventurina beads with some of our copper findings to create an lucsious look.
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Pink Sommerso Style Murano Glass with Aventurina Round Bead, 10mm
Pink Sommerso Style Murano Glass with Aventurina Round Bead, 10mm
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Ruby Red Sommerso Style Murano Glass with Aventurina Round Bead, 8mm
Ruby Red Sommerso Style Murano Glass with Aventurina Round Bead, 8mm
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Cobalt Blue Luna Square 20mm, Murano Glass Bead with Gold, Silver & Aventurina
Cobalt Blue Luna Square 20mm, Murano Glass Bead with Gold, Silver & Aventurina
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Plum Purple Pezzato Murano Glass Disc 21m Gold & Silver Foil
Plum Purple Pezzato Murano Glass Disc 21m Gold & Silver Foil
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Gray Sommerso Style Murano Glass with Aventurina Round Bead, 8mm
Gray Sommerso Style Murano Glass with Aventurina Round Bead, 8mm
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Murano Glass Bead Sommerso Round 8mm, Multi
Murano Glass Bead Sommerso Round 8mm, Multi
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Murano Glass Bead, Base Rubino Pink with Aventurina and Calcedonia Oval 22x15
Murano Glass Bead, Base Rubino Pink with Aventurina and Calcedonia Oval 22x15
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Murano Glass Bead, Base Plum Purple with Aventurina and Calcedonia Oval 22x15
Murano Glass Bead, Base Plum Purple with Aventurina and Calcedonia Oval 22x15
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Murano Glass Bead, Base Red with Aventurina and Calcedonia Oval 23x15
Murano Glass Bead, Base Red with Aventurina and Calcedonia Oval 23x15
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Murano Glass Bead, Base Cobalt with Aventurina and Calcedonia Oval 22x15
Murano Glass Bead, Base Cobalt with Aventurina and Calcedonia Oval 22x15
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Murano Glass Bead, Base Rubino Pink with Aventurina and Calcedonia Teardrop 23x13
Murano Glass Bead, Base Rubino Pink with Aventurina and Calcedonia Teardrop 23x13
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Murano Glass Bead, Base Plum Purple with Aventurina and Calcedonia Teardrop 23x13
Murano Glass Bead, Base Plum Purple with Aventurina and Calcedonia Teardrop 23x13
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Murano Glass Bead, Base Red with Aventurina and Calcedonia Teardrop 23x13
Murano Glass Bead, Base Red with Aventurina and Calcedonia Teardrop 23x13
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Murano Glass Bead, Base Cobalt with Aventurina and Calcedonia Teardrop 23x13
Murano Glass Bead, Base Cobalt with Aventurina and Calcedonia Teardrop 23x13
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Murano Glass Bead, Base,Rubino Pink with Aventurina and Calcedonia Disc 23mm
Murano Glass Bead, Base,Rubino Pink with Aventurina and Calcedonia Disc 23mm
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Murano Glass Bead, Base Plum Purple with Aventurina and Calcedonia Disc 23mm
Murano Glass Bead, Base Plum Purple with Aventurina and Calcedonia Disc 23mm
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Murano Glass Bead, Base Red with Aventurina and Calcedonia Disc 23mm
Murano Glass Bead, Base Red with Aventurina and Calcedonia Disc 23mm
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Murano Glass Bead, Base Cobalt with Aventurina and Calcedonia Disc 23mm
Murano Glass Bead, Base Cobalt with Aventurina and Calcedonia Disc 23mm
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Authentic Murano Glass Lampwork Teardrop 30mm Pendant Silver Amethyst with Purple Cubic Zirconia
Authentic Murano Glass Lampwork Teardrop 30mm Pendant Silver Amethyst with Purple Cubic Zirconia
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Authentic Murano Glass Lampwork Teardrop 30mm, Black 24kt Gold Foil, Sterling Silver Foil and Cubic Zirconia
Authentic Murano Glass Lampwork Teardrop 30mm, Black 24kt Gold Foil, Sterling Silver Foil and Cubic Zirconia
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Authentic Murano Glass Lampwork Teardrop 30mm Pendant Pink, Gold, Aventurina, Pink Cubic Zirconia
Authentic Murano Glass Lampwork Teardrop 30mm Pendant Pink, Gold, Aventurina, Pink Cubic Zirconia
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Murano Glass Bead, Plum Base with Aventurina and Calcedonia 14mm Round
Murano Glass Bead, Plum Base with Aventurina and Calcedonia 14mm Round
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Murano Glass Bead, Base Red with Aventurina and Calcedonia 14mm Round
Murano Glass Bead, Base Red with Aventurina and Calcedonia 14mm Round
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Murano Glass Bead, Base Rubino with Aventurina and Calcedonia 14mm Round
Murano Glass Bead, Base Rubino with Aventurina and Calcedonia 14mm Round
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Murano Glass Bead, Base Cobalt with Aventurina and Calcedonia 14mm Round
Murano Glass Bead, Base Cobalt with Aventurina and Calcedonia 14mm Round
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Blue and Blue Aventurina Silver Foil Galaxy,12mm Round, Murano Glass Bead
Blue and Blue Aventurina Silver Foil Galaxy,12mm Round, Murano Glass Bead
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Pastello Round Venetian Bead, 14mm, Aventurina & Black
Pastello Round Venetian Bead, 14mm, Aventurina & Black
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Murano Glass Pastello Round, 10mm, Aventurina & Black
Murano Glass Pastello Round, 10mm, Aventurina & Black
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Murano Glass Bead Sommerso Heart 20mm, Dark Aqua
Murano Glass Bead Sommerso Heart 20mm, Dark Aqua
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Murano Glass Bead Sommerso Heart 20mm, Pink
Murano Glass Bead Sommerso Heart 20mm, Pink
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Verde Marino Clouds Nuvola Sommerso Heart 20mm
Verde Marino Clouds Nuvola Sommerso Heart 20mm
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Gold Silver Sash Aventurina Black Base Round 14mm Venetian Glass
Gold Silver Sash Aventurina Black Base Round 14mm Venetian Glass
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Sommerso means submerged and is a description of how this bead is made, small flecks of color, often aventurina (avventurina is the Veneziana spelling, while avventurina is the Italian spelling) are suspended inside transparent glass. It is a simple Venetian bead, usually less expensive but very popular. Venetian Glass Jewelry using these sommerso beads is popular even today. These were the beginning of the popularity of the Venetian Glass Beads.
 
Aventurina (aventurina, or avventurina) was discovered or actually first produced in Murano by the Miotti family sometime in the 1600's, the creation of which was so prized, The Doge gave an exclusive license to the family to produce aventurina.

Most likely produced in the melting pots of the furnaces by accident, aventurina is simply small suspended particles of copper and other minerals that attach to each other when the glass cools. It is also known as Stellaria. It gives many of our beads their bright sparkle, and works great with silver, gold, or copper-toned findings.

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Gray Sommerso Style Murano Glass with Aventurina Round Bead, 8mm Gray Sommerso Style Murano Glass with Aventurina Round Bead, 8mm
Price: $0.60
Murano Glass Bead Sommerso Heart 20mm, Dark Aqua Murano Glass Bead Sommerso Heart 20mm, Dark Aqua
Price: $3.00
Murano Glass Bead Sommerso Heart 20mm, Pink Murano Glass Bead Sommerso Heart 20mm, Pink
Price: $3.00
Pastello Round Venetian Bead, 14mm, Aventurina & Cobalt Blue Pastello Round Venetian Bead, 14mm, Aventurina & Cobalt Blue
Price: $2.05
Pastello Round Venetian Bead, 14mm, Aventurina & White Pastello Round Venetian Bead, 14mm, Aventurina & White
Price: $2.05
Murano Glass Pastello Round, 10mm, Aventurina & White Murano Glass Pastello Round, 10mm, Aventurina & White
Price: $1.23
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