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Exploring the Timeless Elegance: Five Features of Murano Glass Jewelry

Murano gold and turquoise seed beads multistrand necklace with shining turquoise round beads interspersed
Murano gold and turquoise seed beads multistrand necklace with shining turquoise round beads interspersed

Unrivaled Elegant Craftsmanship Tradition

Subtle regal moss green and gold Murano glass drop necklace with a gold seed bead and clear green bead chain.
Subtle regal moss green and gold Murano glass drop necklace with a gold seed bead and clear green bead chain.

Intricate Designs in Elegant Detail

One of the most captivating aspects of Murano glass jewelry elegance is its intricate designs. Intricate patterns, swirls, and textures result in visually stunning and unique pieces. Whether it’s a colorful mosaic pendant or a pair of dainty earrings adorned with floral motifs, Murano glass jewelry never fails to enchant with its intricate designs. Designs often draw inspiration from the natural world, Venetian architecture, and historical motifs.

Giorgio golden weave set on model

Vibrant Colors

Vibrant red and gold Murano glass pendant, bracelet, earring set, double strand necklace with a gold and red twist design dop pendant
Vibrant red and gold Murano glass pendant, bracelet, earring set, double strand necklace with a gold and red twist design dop pendant

Murano Glass Elegant Versatility

Murano glass wrap bracelet with gold glass beads and large green beads at its ends, mini bling and gold details
Murano glass wrap bracelet with gold glass beads and large green beads at its ends, mini bling and gold details

Cultural Heritage

Millefiori Pendant in yellow and Blue Set in Gold
Millefiori pendant in yellow and blues and yellow 1 1/4 inch in gold casing with gold tone satellite chain
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Our Murano Spring Sales Ventures


Murano Spring Sales in Little Rhode Island

website banner for spring pop up show at Cocktail Hour Essentials
website banner for spring pop up show at Cocktail Hour Essentials


info promo for RI woman's expo
Dreamy Venice owner with poster at an event
Linda at RI Women’s Expo Murano spring sales event



Reaching Out to the Local Community Benefits

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Using Murano Glass Jewelry in Your Styling

Incorporating Murano glass jewelry into your styling can add a unique and elegant touch to your outfits. Murano glass is known for its exquisite craftsmanship and vibrant colors, making it a versatile accessory for various occasions. Here are some tips on how to use Murano glass jewelry in your styling. Elegance meets flamboyance and tradition merges with modernity. Italian design style and Italian colors boost to your looks.

Confetti colors and gold Murano glass bead long necklace doubled as a short one

Choose Complementary Colors: Dreamy Venice features a wide range of colors. When styling your outfit, choose jewelry pieces that complement the colors you’re wearing. If your outfit is predominantly neutral, you can opt for bold and colorful Murano glass jewelry to add a pop of vibrancy.

Mix and Match: Don’t be afraid to mix and match different Murano glass jewelry pieces. You can combine necklaces, bracelets, rings, and earrings to create a coordinated look. However, avoid overwhelming your outfit with too many bold pieces. Instead, focus on one or two statement jewelry items and keep the rest of your accessories minimal. Murano jewelry offers both statement pieces delicate looks as well.

Highlight Necklines: If you’re wearing a top or dress with an interesting neckline, such as a V-neck or off-the-shoulder style, choose a necklace or pendant that complements the neckline. This will draw attention to your Murano glass jewelry and create a cohesive look.

Layered two millefiori necklaces and one gold Murano cross on three separate gold plated layered necklaces

Layering: If you’re wearing multiple Murano glass pieces, consider layering them. You can layer necklaces of different lengths or stack bracelets and bangles for an eclectic and stylish look.

Personal Expression: Ultimately, let your personal style shine through. Murano jewelry offers a wide variety of designs, from traditional to contemporary, so choose pieces that resonate with your style and personality.

Remember that the key to successful styling is confidence. Wear your Murano glass jewelry with pride, and it will undoubtedly become a standout element of your overall look.

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A Unique Murano Gift Makes a Memory

Dreamy Venice Murano glass gifts perpetuate a tradition of Italian artisan exceptional work. Besides the beauty of the work, the glass tradition from the magical island of Murano is among the last traces of a viable hand crafted industry left to the world. We believe that this translates to a special beauty of our jewelry and other gifts to make special memories that will be treasured for decades to come. For almost any taste, we have very special Murano gifts to enjoy endlessly, especially for Mother’s Day.

Why Choose Murano Gifts ?

Our gifts from Murano fit the bill perfectly especially for Mother’s Day. Choose from curated a fun, stylish, quality, versatile, high quality line from our dependable producers in Italy. Carefully chosen lines that one would be proud to give or wear distinguish the selections. Also, start your selection with a favorite color or a favorite style in mind. That’s a great

Many of our customers buy from Dreamy Venice after a trip to Venice! Clearly, nostalgic connection to Italy can be very strong – so they often want a replacement, an additional piece or one just like the one they purchased to give as a Murano gift. It’s a special memory packed into a piece of lustrous glass design from Venice, Italy. Even for our super great photographer who insists on superior quality, it is a big job capturing the luster and color of the Murano glass work. Here is a quote from a customer:

“Pictures of this necklace will never do it justice. It is the most gorgeous sparkly piece. It was extremely difficult to give away, I wanted to keep it for myself. My mom loves it. It was packaged perfectly, shipped quickly and arrived in time for Mother’s Day.” -NF

blue murano glass bracelet variety of bead types, ornate detail, lots of gold
Brilliant blues, various Murano glass bead styles, ornate gold details
Silver and red Murano glass bracelet on delicate chain
Silver and red Murano glass bracelet on delicate chain

Murano creations offer a variety of styles, colors and trends in all its production. Therefore, there is not one defining “style”. Armies of artisans have contributed to processes over the centuries. Almost one thousand years of experimenting with colors and styles with the magical element of glass creates outstanding choices. And, we proudly deliver them to you with promised exceptional customer service.

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Your Spring Event Needs Some Primping?

Reflect the cheer!

What is your upcoming spring event? We all have at least one, whether we feel like it or not. Spring pushes us to remember we are, in fact, alive. Your spring events will require a primping touch. The season urges your renewal and some primping, so don’t ignore Mother Nature. It becomes harder to remain a couch potato by 7 pm without guilt waves pouring over us day by day. Look great and make yourself even feel great with a renewal primp piece for yourself.

While researching jewelry trends for the season, I came up with some wise advice from fashion bloggers. Primp with a new statement piece for your current wardrobe and save some money this tight season.

The logic as cited in Who What Wear by Jasmine Fox-Suliaman for the upcoming season:

“While shedding a few layers is always exciting, there can be some trepidation about the shift into a new season. One can feel the added pressure to splurge on new clothing or to don recent trends when emerging back outside. But in this economy, dropping an entire check on new clothing isn’t exactly reasonable. So what’s an alternative to making your wardrobe feel fresh without spending a fortune on new clothing? The solution is jewelry.”

So what are the trends this season? Researching jewelry fashion bloggers and journalists – it will be a season of silver, chunky cuffs; colorful beads, statement necklaces. The message appears to be ‘fear not’ when it comes to styling and “Think outside the jewelry box this season. Bypass classic chains and pendant necklaces for artistic trinkets in organic, sculptural forms.” – Marie Claire Your spring events will be well appointed with some great new choices in spring jewelry trends from Dreamy Venice.

Dreamy Venice is happy to accommodate the trends, totally by serendipity! Our offerings will be perfect for you to appear totally on point for your special events this season as life reawakens.

large white Murano glass disc with silver highlights on pendant, bracelet and earrings
large white Murano glass disc with silver highlights on pendant, bracelet and earrings

Follow us on Instagram and Facebook. Sign on to our mailing list if you haven’t already. Get a 25% discount when you sign on with your first order and get advance notice of new products we are adding. Shining products to make you shine as well. Perfect primp and renew pieces for your spring season!

We are so happy to have colors and styles to celebrate the great renewal season! Thanks for reading and Buona Primavera!

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Celebrate Your Valentine – We’ll Convince You

Make Your Love a Valentine Event

Is it really corny or schmaltzy or too commonplace to celebrate Valentine’s Day? Well, we don’t think so, but then again, we’re selling jewelry. Or more specifically, we’re selling making you feel your best. Valentine’s Day is the day your partner, special friend, significant other, casual other, mom or daughter would appreciate a gesture of love – a moment to feel one’s best. And as stated, making one feel at one’s best is what we’re about.

Do you know a favorite color? A favorite style? Pendant necklace or 18 inch? Shop our very unique collection of Murano glass jewelry. Our inventory is inspired by love {made in Italy) and expression (great Italian color and design). Therefore, Valentine’s Day is more or less a natural fit for us and one we hope to inspire you to celebrate. We offer remarkable, unique looks. We love the pride our artisans take in their work and love to share with you! Use code amore23 when you shop our Valentine’s Sale Category for 25% off regular price. Shop Small for Valentine’s Day.

Striking cobalt blue and gold Murano glass necklace, earring and bracelet set
Cobalt blue and gold Murano glass necklace, earring and bracelet set
Murano gold and black drop earrings on studs in gift box

Artisan Murano glass jewelry in statement or subtle options. For the fashionista or the more conservative type. Use code amore23 for 25% discount on our Valentine Sale category. And free shipping always!

Your turn to make someone feel their best on Valentine’s Day. We can offer great help there! Shop or contact us for any questions and thanks for taking a look today.

Mille grazie!

Buon San Valentino!

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Winter Jewelry Trends 2023 – We’re In!

Golden rhodium necklace with single gold Murano bead

Winter jewelry trends for 2023 is good for Dreamy Venice! Winter style trends this year are calling for statement pieces and lots of color. We are so happy about being in line with the trend, but really, Dreamy Venice is all about individual expression. Some of us are just more adventurous and expressive in our look. For those folks, that fact should be celebrated permanently in our philosophy! We cater to all moods and all tastes – nonetheless, news from says :

“Jewelry can immediately take an outfit to the next level, and if the outfit is rather boring, nothing can elevate it like statement pieces. “This season, you’ll definitely see me rocking colorful enamel pieces,” Caroline Maguire, the fashion director of Shopbop, tells Harper’s Baazar. “

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Dreamy Venice has great choices of statement pieces – ours are curated from selected artisans from Venice, Italy. So rich colors and bold design are always in our mix. So if 2023 might be your year to experiment, take a look at our Murano glass Italian creations.

Gold set necklace, ring, bracelet in wrapped wire, statement set with gold Murano glass beads
Gold set necklace, ring, bracelet in wrapped wire, statement set with gold Murano glass beads

For the ultra statement looks this season, we are loving our Giorgio Rossetti Collection for statement pieces. Giorgio and his wife, Anna Caverzan are master glass creators and designers from Venice, Italy. Their metal work and glass work is extraordinary. If you are looking for a statement piece with Italian panache, you will love these options. We love being in step wit the winter trend. But we always try to be on point for individual expression.

white Murano glass sand effect large pendant and bracelet set
white Murano glass sand effect large pendant and bracelet set

Our variety, however is not, limited! Take a look at our great sale for more understated looks or gifts, if that is a preference. See our Holiday Sale still going on until January 15 with an extra 5% with code Newyear23. We have a wide array of styles and colors at great prices. Always free shipping! But we do love being in sync with winter jewelry trends 2023.

Always new additions for the upcoming season – join our mailing list to see what’s new products, promos and Italy travel news.

Murano cobalt-gold-necklace
Cobalt and gold necklace – see it on our website soon.
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So What’s So Special About Venetian Glass?


What is so special about Murano glass? Since a picture is worth 1000 words, we are hoping that this little picture may give a hint. But there is a lot of history behind this little piece of jewelry. And a lot of drama.

Let’s start with Barbarian invasions of the now Italian mainland about 1500 years ago. Those communities, mostly from Rome, relocated to the Venetian lagoons to get to safety. Among the talented mainlanders who took over the lagoon islands were creators of glass. Other talents from further east , Byzantium and the Middle East added their expertise and we are still admiring the colors, styles and craftsmanship. That’s one of the things that is so special. Tradition is valuable is one of the special things.


Fast Forward to the 1200s – Murano is the World’s First Industrial Zone

The Renaissance is approaching and the world is sharing lots of ideas and commerce, glass is becoming the principal industry of Venice. Venice becomes the crossroads of the east and west with commerce. The Venetian Empire is a force to be reckoned with. Arts, government, politics and a full society are all alive. At the head of it all is the Doge, the head of the governing Great Council. Drama, political struggle, inspiration, art and passion are all heating up. (But this is not a full history post so I’ll move on.)

Working their busy furnaces throughout Venice, the glassblowers have a bad habit of burning down their buildings and those around them. So in 1291 the doge “banishes” this bustling creative commercial activity to the small island of Murano, where busy furnaces in the new industrial center of Venice is established. Murano is today recognized as the first established industrial park of the world, becoming the glass production center of the world. The first clear class is being produced and called “cristallo”.

More processes that were explored then are still used now. No other producers anywhere could recreate the secrets of color creation, metal infusion for luster and design innovation. And this is still majorly true. Glass was an international luxury good. Seeing the product in person, you identify a particular luster which is not detectable in any other glass production. Another what’s so special for me.

A section from a larger view of Venice with the island of Murano in the distance (circa 1600 attributed to Danckerts in the style of the famous woodcut print by Jacopo de’Barbari circa 1500). From Big Bead Little Bead

Life as a Renaissance Glass Master

Being a Glass master, you’d have a hard but pretty enviable life. Why? Being an esteemed part of the critical commercial class, you’d have some great privileges. You would special entre’ into noble society and handy legal protections. You’d probably want to keep the gig and even keep your family in it as well – which is exactly what happened. So therefore the tradition of Murano glass businesses as a family tradition was established. Industrial secrets were locked among the producing families. Innovation was exploding. The Venetian Republic limited the glass makers from leaving Venice without being granted permission to protect the secrets. There was big punishment for disobeying the laws – like death if you were caught spilling the beans on industrial secrets.

So those are pretty special valuations on a product so prized. I love the intensity!

The Value of My Involvement with Murano Glass

So what is so special about Murano glass for me is the quality, history and commitment to an industry by an entire business and creative class of society. We love offering it in a cookie cutter world.

Murano blown glass goblets with elaborate detail in coral, light blue, gold
Cortella and Ballarin champagne glass fancy blown detail.

Venice’s artistic traditions in glass is still alive, as this Cortella and Ballarin champagne glass boasts. These are ancient glass artisan names on Murano still inspired by their centuries’ old creators before them newly created. The Venetian Renaissance period informs this creation. So as much as this is a traditional look, new innovative designs are always in the works as well.

Cortella and Ballarin blown glass jars light amber

So what’s so special about Venetian glass? – its long history, development, drama and passion over 1000 years. But what does that mean for you? It promises a product that its creators are proud to offer. It promises the romance of a storied product that I fell in love with at first sight. Each piece we curate is expressive and individual; created for a special person.