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The Flowers of Vincenzo

Giusy’s personal interpretation of the murrine of

Vincenzo Moretti (1835-1901):

“When to create is also to frame”

 

Vincenzo Moretti (1835-1901)

Gold medal winner at the second Murano glass exhibition in 1869, Moretti glass was to reach its moment of glory in 1878 during the Paris World Fair where the pieces of glass by this skilled craftsman were described as “the most beautiful gems in Italian artisan art”.

Fior di Loto Pendant

Pendant in white gold, diamonds and emeralds, Murrine made by Vincenzo Moretti, depicting a bird on the branch and a lotus flower (about 1870)

Tulip earrings

Earrings in yellow gold and diamonds, Murrine representing tulips, Vincenzo Moretti, 1878

Small Tulips earrings

Gold and diamond earrings with murrine depicting two small tulips made by Vincenzo Moretti around 1878

Coral Necklace

Coral necklace
18Kt gold clasp murrina depicting the “Fior di Papiro” executed by Vincenzo Moretti in 1878

Yellow 18Kt gold necklace

Murrina depicting a pansèe created by Vincenzo Moretti around 1875.

Gold Pendant

Murrina depicting a Primula, performed by Vincenzo Moretti in 1878

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