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Venice: Traditional Goldbeater Tour

Venice: Traditional Goldbeater Tour - Venice, Italy

Duration: 60 minutes
Location: Venice, Italy

From USD
$22.05

Learn the traditional art of transforming gold into slim leaves at an original goldbeater laboratory. Discover all the secrets behind this ancient art.

Explore an historic artisan laboratory where gold, silver and other precious metals are transformed into ultra-slim leaves, suitable for application in the field of the arts, food, cosmetics and furnishings ... More info ›

Learn the traditional art of transforming gold into slim leaves at an original goldbeater laboratory. Discover all the secrets behind this ancient art.

Explore an historic artisan laboratory where gold, silver and other precious metals are transformed into ultra-slim leaves, suitable for application in the field of the arts, food, cosmetics and furnishings. Venice has enjoyed a long reputation for handicrafts and handmade products of superior quality, exporting items across the world for the privileged few. 

The tour starts with an historical introduction to goldbeater art. Then, you will discover the entire process of production techniques: from the fusion phase to the cutting and packaging phase, where the handcraft takes form.

At the end of the tour you can visit the laboratory shop to buy and bring with you a little souvenir of this amazing experience.

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Venice Carnival Mask-Making Class

Venice Carnival Mask-Making Class - Venice, Italy
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Duration: 60 minutes
Location: Venice, Italy

From USD
$48.74

If you want to live a real experience in the heart of Venice that's the right choice!
A Venetian Master Artisan will explain to you, in 1 hour course, the traditional art of making or decorating a mask, an artistic personal event which will make you live the preparation for the Venetian Carnival.
Create your own unique masterpiece and following your artistic streak, a special memory of an amazing experience and keep your artistic creation of the most emblematic icon of Venice!    
An unconventional and handcrafted moment to live with your family or friends!

For this course, pick one of the following options:

Course of Production

A Venetian master artisan will explain you the ancient technique of making a Venetian papier-mâché mask providing information about the use of masks in Venice during past centuries. At the end of the course, you will keep the mask as a very special souvenir to bring back home.

In case of mask production, you shall return to the laboratory after a few hours to collect the mask since it takes time to dry, the created mask will not be decorated.

Course of Decoration

A Venetian master artisan will be your experienced decorator, who will teach you how to paint and decorate your own mask, providing you with information about the use of masks in Venice during past centuries ... More info ›

If you want to live a real experience in the heart of Venice that's the right choice!
A Venetian Master Artisan will explain to you, in 1 hour course, the traditional art of making or decorating a mask, an artistic personal event which will make you live the preparation for the Venetian Carnival.
Create your own unique masterpiece and following your artistic streak, a special memory of an amazing experience and keep your artistic creation of the most emblematic icon of Venice!    
An unconventional and handcrafted moment to live with your family or friends!

For this course, pick one of the following options:

Course of Production

A Venetian master artisan will explain you the ancient technique of making a Venetian papier-mâché mask providing information about the use of masks in Venice during past centuries. At the end of the course, you will keep the mask as a very special souvenir to bring back home.

In case of mask production, you shall return to the laboratory after a few hours to collect the mask since it takes time to dry, the created mask will not be decorated.

Course of Decoration

A Venetian master artisan will be your experienced decorator, who will teach you how to paint and decorate your own mask, providing you with information about the use of masks in Venice during past centuries. You will choose a mask to be decorated during the course and at the end you will keep your mask as a very special souvenir to bring back home.

Course of production plus decoration
The mask needs 6 hours to dry therefore you have to book the decoration course 6 hours after the production one.

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Glassblowing in Venice

Glassblowing in Venice - Venice, Italy
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Duration: 30 minutes
Location: Venice, Italy

From USD
$10.44

Learn the history of Murano glass blowing in Saint Mark's Square.
Assist a master glass blower to create your glass gift using ancient techniques to remember this experience (30 minutes approx.).
Visit a glass factory showroom to see different types of glass production.

A great experience that will bring you to know the manufacture and glassblowing art ... More info ›

Learn the history of Murano glass blowing in Saint Mark's Square.
Assist a master glass blower to create your glass gift using ancient techniques to remember this experience (30 minutes approx.).
Visit a glass factory showroom to see different types of glass production.

A great experience that will bring you to know the manufacture and glassblowing art. In front of you a glass craftsman master will create a unique item while he is showing and explaining the ancient technique phases of the production. You will discover this ancient art came from Romans who, on the run from the barbarians, established the city of Venice.

You can feel the warmth, the smells and the sounds of the furnace and you will see the clever hands of the artisan mould the glass in front of your eyes and then, like magic, it will be transformed into  an unrepeatable object, thanks to the work of a millennial artisan culture that is handed down from one generation to another. The glassblowing art is recognized in all the world as a synonym of beauty.

Venetians mould too many things with glass that were used daily, like cups, glasses, dishes, mirrors and lamps. This art of moulding the glass in all these shapes, was one of the most safeguarded secrets  in the Venetian Republic.

You will live this experience in Saint Mark's Square in an old Glass Factory Showroom and you will have the possibility to know and see the principal objects that are made with glass.

At the end of your experience we will give a little glass gift for each couple or each family, as a souvenir of this visit.

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The Magic art of glassblowing and Doge's Palace skip the line guide book

The Magic art of glassblowing and Doge's Palace skip the line guide book - Venice, Italy

Duration: 2 to 3 hrs
Location: Venice, Italy

From USD
$32.49

A special combo (about 3 hours) which allows you to live Venice as a real venetian! Discover the ancient techniques of the glassblowing: this unique art has made the Venetian craftmanship famous all over the word. You will see an expert artisan realize a unique glass artwork in front of your eyes ... More info ›

A special combo (about 3 hours) which allows you to live Venice as a real venetian! Discover the ancient techniques of the glassblowing: this unique art has made the Venetian craftmanship famous all over the word. You will see an expert artisan realize a unique glass artwork in front of your eyes. Then go to Doge Palace with special skip the line the and the guide book (in your language) to visit by yourself and at your own pace the marvelous Palace in Saint Mark’s Square. The ancient residence of the Doges!

The magic art of Glass blowing:

A great experience that will bring you to know the manufacture and glassblowing art!

In front of you a glass craftsman master will create a unique item explaining the ancient phases of the production. You may feel the warmth, the smells and the sounds of the furnace and you will see the clever hands of the artisan mold the glass in front of your eyes and then, like a magic, that will be transformed in an unrepeatable object, thanks to the work of a millennial artisan culture that is handed down from one generation to another. The glassblowing art is recognized in all the world such as synonym of beauty.
You will live this experience in Saint Mark's Square in an old Glass Factory Showroom where you will see the main objects are made with glass. At the end of your experience you will receive a little glass gift for each couple or each family, as a souvenir of this visit.

Doge Palace skip the line and guide book

You will be able to visit the Doge Palace and its magnificent halls at your own pace and with the Handy guide book, in your languages, that will explain everything about the Doge Palace, The Museum Correr and 8 itineraries suggest discovering Venice in all its splendor. Your ticket allows you to enter in the Doge Palace without doing any lines. Skip the line ticket for San Marco Museums.

The Doge's Palace was founded after 812 in the monumental zone of Piazza San Marco. It is a masterpiece with a distinctive style inspired by Byzantine and Oriental architecture. The Doge's Palace and the New Prison are connected via a double passageway over one of Venice's most famous bridges: The Bridge of Sighs, so called because prisoners, crossing the bridge, used to sigh at the idea of seeing Venice for the last time.

The Royal Palace - today's Museo Correr, was once the palace of the highest dignitaries in Venice: the procurators. At the far end of the square stood the Church of San Giminiano, demolished and rebuilt by Napoleon to make sumptuous salons. During Napoleon Kingdom of Italy (1805-1814), the Procuratie Nuove buildings were the Royal Palace, refurbished for Empress Elisabeth of Austria. This function continued until 1946. Today, in Correr Museum, visitors can learn about the Venetian way of life through sculpture, paintings, libraries and discover secrets of Venice's naval power.

 

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Create your glass artwork: private lesson with local artisan

Create your glass artwork: private lesson with local artisan - Venice, Italy

Duration: 90 minutes
Location: Venice, Italy

From USD
$69.62

You will create a marvelous glass artwork with one of the most famous craftsmen of Venice: Massimiliano Caldarone. You are going to discover the secrets and techniques of glass-making art while you realize personally a unique item.

A private class with a celebrated Venetian craftsman who will teach you how to realize an unique glass artwork, following the old Murano techniques ... More info ›

You will create a marvelous glass artwork with one of the most famous craftsmen of Venice: Massimiliano Caldarone. You are going to discover the secrets and techniques of glass-making art while you realize personally a unique item.

A private class with a celebrated Venetian craftsman who will teach you how to realize an unique glass artwork, following the old Murano techniques. These procedures are known as lamp-work and it a typical venetian style to realize magnificent glass items.

The master artisan will help you, step by step, during the whole experience to make you create your personal and inimitable glass masterpiece that, at the end, you will bring it at home as a special souvenir.

In the world of the glass craftsmanship, Massimiliano Caldarone is one of the most famous and respected venetian artists, who shows its artworks in Italian and international art exhibitions. He uses modern glass sculpture using the traditional Murano technicians.

You will have also a 10% of discount on the artist glass works.

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