Millefiori Murano Glass Beads
Millefiori beads get their names from the two Italian words: Mille, meaning thousand, and Fiori, meaning flowers. Millefiori style Murano glass beads are made with handmade glass canes, each containing an individual pattern of various design and color, from star, round, and flower shapes.
Each cane is made by placing the molten glass in a form, then adding layers of color and/or shapes, then drawing the cane out into a rod. These handmade canes are cut into slices that are used by Venetian and Murano glass bead makers in their designs.
Venetian Beads such as these have been made in Venice and Murano for hundreds of years and maintain their popularity. Millefiori Murano jewelry is wildly popular due to both its historical significance and its beautiful design. Explore our line of irresistible Millefiori glass beads and accentuate your natural beauty.
At Venetian Bead Shop, find high-quality artesian beads that feature an exquisite range of colors and styles. We cater to a range of designs featuring traditional and modern takes on classic Murano beads. Each bead is handmade using expert techniques for a stunning piece that works well in a multitude of jewelry applications, including necklaces, bracelets, earrings, and more. Find a complementing selection of luxurious beads today.
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Widely copied by China and India bead makers, there is no substitute for the beauty of authentic Murano Glass worked in the tradition of centuries. It all begins with the clarify of the glass and resulting form. Venetian and Murano glass millefiori remains the finest in the world.