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Artigianato d'Arte di Vianello Mauro

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San Polo
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Address: Calle Dei Morti Santa Croce 2251 | Santa Croce, 30135 Venice, Italy
Phone Number:
+39 041 520 1802
10:30 - 13:30
14:00 - 18:00
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Mon - Sat 10:30 - 13:30
14:00 - 18:00

To purchase my studio is open from Monday to Saturday from 10.30 To 18.00....

To purchase my studio is open from Monday to Saturday from 10.30 To 18.00.

On request and payment I perform demonstrations with explanations of the production process for up to 5 people.

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Glasartist at Work

Had a great Time ad Mauro`s Atelier. He is a great Lampworker an a nice Person with a lot of Stories around Glass. Try to make an Appointment with him and see what he is able to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Greifensee, Switzerland
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Greifensee, Switzerland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a great Time ad Mauro`s Atelier. He is a great Lampworker an a nice Person with a lot of Stories around Glass. Try to make an Appointment with him and see what he is able to kreate with glass. Thanks Mauro lg Manja

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Canton of Zurich, Switzerland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great Time with Mauro in his Studio. He is a amazing Glassartist. Mauro, thanks for your wonderfull Demo.

1 Thank rcfries
Branchburg, New Jersey
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have done torch work making glass beads for ten years. Yet, Mauro taught me much in our visit. His art is unique and astonishing in quality. He is very warm and welcoming with a marvelous sense of humor. You will see things you will never forget so don't miss this if you go to Venice. Mauro left such a... More 

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Beautiful art. Mauro did an awesome job with his demonstrations and instructions on how to make the glass. I am just a tad bit disappointed I couldn't make a glass sculpture! But all in all a good trip.

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glasshandmade, Proprietario at Artigianato d'Arte di Vianello Mauro, responded to this review

I asked you if you had 5/6 hours available to see me perform a sculpture, but unfortunately You only devoted to me for an hour, and.......you didn't even buy anything ... It means you will definitely do it on your next trip I expect you... Mauro More 

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Reviewed 8 April 2017

It is a huge chance to meet a master Venetian glassmaker benefiting from hundreds of years of tradition. Mauro welcomed us warmly, demonstrated his know-how and ... recommended good typical restaurants! Better make an appointment: he is very busy and closes sometime his workshop to concentrate on his work...

1 Thank Adrienne J
Novara, Italy
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Reviewed 7 April 2017

I went with a friend to his studio and had the huge luck of watching hom at work. I saw objects being born in his hands. Wonderful, simply wonderful!

1 Thank isabellaida b
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Reviewed 6 April 2017

For my teenage son and me, visiting with Mauro Vianello was a real treat and a high point of our stay in Venice. The walk to his studio in a quiet neighborhood was an enjoyable departure from the tourist filled areas. In his studio Mauro not only demonstrated his glass expertise but also explained much to us about Murano and... More 

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League City, Texas
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Reviewed 28 March 2017

We only had a day and a half in Venice and really wanted to watch a glass blowing demonstration. Not wanting to go all the way to Murano, I looked online for some suggestions and came across Mauro and his workshop. I emailed him and got an immediate response! He didn't require any deposit or guarantee we would show up... More 

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Lenah Valley Hobart
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Reviewed 6 March 2017

It was an absolute privilege to be able to watch one of Venice's finest craftsmen create a blown glass shell. Maestro Vianello Mauro was extremely welcoming and friendly, explaining the process as he worked and inviting my questions. The shell developed as if by magic, such is the nature of his skill. Although there are countless glass shops in Venice,... More 

Thank Helen P
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Reviewed 14 December 2016

There are glass shops everywhere in Venice. But this is by far the best one. Mauro travels around the world making glass and you can book a private show to watch him for only 25 Euros. My girlfriend and I were amazed at how he takes a simple rod and is able to craft it into these beautiful shapes (he... More 

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