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Glass- Making Hands-On Workshop with Veteran Artisan, Venice

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Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    Daily

  • Duration

    1 hour and 15 minutes approx.

  • Start time

    Monday to Saturday : 9:30am, 11:00am & 3:30pm

  • Meeting Point

    Bottega (workshop) Artistica Massimiliano Caldarone - Campiello Widmann già Biri, 5419B, Venezia.
    Please be at the meeting point 10 minutes before the beginning of the tour.

  • Ending Point

    Same as the start point

Key Highlights

  • Participate in a hands-on workshop with a veteran glass artisan and learn to create your own piece of art
  • Get creative and make beads, figurines, mosaics or jewelry in a fun and riveting hands-on workshop
  • Enjoy fascinating insight into the ancient Venetian art of glass making by lamp
  • Enjoy a demonstration of time-honored glassmaking techniques
  • Discover the ancient processing techniques of glass, feel the warmth and admire the colours
  • Take a glass souvenir back home, created by you!
  • You will have access to multilingual commentary in English, Italian, Spanish and French.

Overview

Participate in a hands-on workshop on the time-honoured art of glass making and grab the chance to craft your own sparkling treasure! Celebrate the Venetian art of glass-making under the guidance of a veteran master artisan and learn more about the rich history and secrets of this old-centuries art as you skilfully create your own little souvenir to take back home.

Craft a necklace out of shimmering, colourful beads, or make a delicate mosaic out of fine glass pieces in rainbow hues. Flaunt your masterpiece back home as a testament to your freshly-acquired glass-making skills. Languages available are English, Italian, Spanish and French.

About the art of glass making: This Venetian art dates back to the 7th century, and includes using crystalline glass, smalto, and aventurine, with threads of gold, millefiori, multicolored and lattimo, mild glass. Venetian artistes since generations have continued to churn out masterpieces like chandeliers, frames, jewel boxes, necklaces, and glasses for Champagne and wine. Watching a glass artisan at work is sure to be enthralling but creating a glass artefact by yourself is guaranteed to be an invaluable and riveting experience!

Inclusions

  • Private Glass making lesson with a glass craftsman
  • Your piece of glass as souvenir
  • Multilingual guidance
  • 10% discount of any purchase in the workshop

Exclusions

  • Hotel transfers
  • Food

Please note

Voucher information: No need to print! If you are travelling with a smartphone or tablet you can present your voucher on your device for this activity.

This is a private tour. This tour can accomodate maximum upto 2 people. 

Getting there by foot: From Campo (square) San Bartolomeo, (with Rialto Bridge your left) go straight to Fondaco Dei Tedeschi, go on and cross two bridges, when you are in Calle Ca’ Dolfin turn right. Proceed straight on Salizada S. Canzian until Calle Larga Widmann and keep on straight along calle Pellestrin, after few minutes you will reach a small square and, on your left, you will find the workshop.

Please wear comfortable shoes.

The activity is only for participants over 18 years old

Unfortunately, this tour is not suitable for people with mobility problems. 

Additional info

The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.

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