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Fornace Mian

Fondamenta Dei Vetrai 143, 30141 Murano, Italy
+39 041 739285
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A decent display of glassware manufacturing

This is fine if you are going specifically because you are interested in purchasing some glass... read more

Reviewed February 5, 2017
Tamworth, United Kingdom
Best glass blowing

My friends and I stumbled on Fornace Mian while window shopping on Murano. Having skipped the... read more

Reviewed September 29, 2016
Gardner Massachusetts
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  • Average10%
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Fondamenta Dei Vetrai 143, 30141 Murano, Italy
+39 041 739285
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Reviewed February 5, 2017

This is fine if you are going specifically because you are interested in purchasing some glass ware. If you have booked this as part of a trip to Burano then you will be a little bit disappointed as it eats into the time you get...More

Thank OldContemptible
Reviewed September 29, 2016 via mobile

My friends and I stumbled on Fornace Mian while window shopping on Murano. Having skipped the people trying to rope you in upon disembarking the vaporetto this place is a gem. They have beautiful displays of glass. Much of it too expensive for the average...More

1  Thank Gardnerguy
Reviewed May 14, 2016

As part of my first visit to Venice, I was very interested in learning and finding two of Venetian's historical products: its masks and its glassware. There was only one authentic place that can be found for glassware; and that is on the island of...More

1  Thank Shimon C
Reviewed January 27, 2016

Our hotel set us up with a demo of their glass blowing. Afterwards, they take us to the gallery so we can see things by other artists. We ended up falling in love with a blow glass Picasso-esk head that we LOVE! Worth the stop

Thank Madame P
Reviewed October 23, 2015

Couldn't make up my mind about a lovely little frog prince piece. The clerk was helpful and discounted the item. After thought I decided I could not live without my prince. The clerk was humorous and helpful.

Thank Paint-by-number
Reviewed September 21, 2015 via mobile

We found this place by chance having taken a trip to Murano. The demonstration was really interesting and we were amazed how the ornaments were made. The shop had lots of really lovely gifts and at reasonable prices.

Thank Mark P
Reviewed June 2, 2015

We came to Murano specifically looking for a piece as a companion to a bowl we had bought fifteen years ago. At Fornace Mian we found it thanks to a very helpful young man called Indrit whose patience and assistance was much appreciated. As it...More

1  Thank Terence B
Reviewed April 21, 2015

I visited this glass studio as part of a boat trip to both Murano and Burano. The craftsmanship in the glass making is quite stunning with the range of goods available to buy varying from a paperweight to huge chandeliers. A word of warning though...More

3  Thank Wooster1976
Reviewed November 5, 2014

I was ablevto find a set of very unique goblets at fornace mian while on holiday in italy. Is it expensive. Yes. The quality is stunning, and the service & mailing to stateside is well beyond expectation. This is a high-end crystal, but you are...More

2  Thank gro h
Reviewed October 27, 2014

We were looking forwarding for going to Murano. We enjoyed the tour and it was super Interesting to see the glass blowing taking place. They made a beautiful horse in front of us and super quick. If you have the money, Go for it. It...More

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