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Murano Beads And Jewelry

17 May 2011

Millefori Murano BeadsMurano glass jewelry has always been an exclusive staff. It’s not only achingly beautiful, but it also carries a powerful positive energy. As Murano beads  are made directly by the hands! They are valued highly because of embedding of soul and live person feelings in the production process of that incredible artwork.  The Murano glass beads, also known as Venetian glass beads, are very trendy, widely demanded all over the world.

The history of the Murano glass started in 1291, when the city council of Venice had decided to move glass workshops on the island of Murano to protect the masters’  secrets from the competitors and guard the city from the fires, which could be caused by the heated master mines. The glassmakers have got the highest privileges, but lost the right to leave the Murano Island.  In three hundred years the glory of Venetian glass has become truly global. Read more about Murano Glass Beads

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Pressed Beads Production Secrets

26 Apr 2011

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The pressed beads have appeared in the middle of the 19th century when the technical progress has invented pressing machines. Thanks to the production technology these beads have the identical size and shape.

The Manufacturing Process of the pressed beads is faster and productive than the production of Fire Polish Beads or Machine Cut Beads. In small workshops it begins with punching of beads in forms. Forms are fixed in pincers or in special cutting-and-molding machine. Throughout decades the machine was served manually. Beadmakers have started to use a drive from an electric motor only in the early 60’s. The master makes an aperture in a bead putting “the warmed up” bead on a metal core. Then glass is passed through the special form-press. After that the bead is polished to remove the seam which has remained from passing of glass through the press. Read more about Pressed Beads »

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Czech Fire Polished Glass Beads

02 Apr 2011

Czech fire polished beads are beautiful faceted glass beads that have been made by Czech glass bead makers for hundreds of years and are still very popular today because of their high reflective brilliance and compatibility with other types of glass beads. Read more about fire polished beads »

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