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The Rise of Venetian Mirrors

Antiqued Venetian mirror framed in hand-etched glass with gold highlights, trimmed with glass ribbons, leaves and rosettes; Hand made in Murano, Italy.

The Venetian mirror was born on the tiny Italian island of Murano in Venice in the 15th century. Venetian mirrors were painstakingly produced, and creating one was a highly involved process. Upon completion, Venetian mirrors were considered to be masterpieces of art; the beauty of Venetian mirrors surpassed the expectations of what a mirror should […]

Decorative Mirrors

Collection of gorgeous hand-crafted in Italy mirrors available at www.InvitingHome.com

At the end of eighteen-century beautiful decorative mirrors in gold, frames brought an element of fairy-tail dreams to life. Exquisite framed mirrors invaded all spaces of social interaction, replacing tapestries and other wall decorations. Mirrors with carved wood frames finished in gold and silver leaf played a significant role in interior decorating. Decorative mirrors surrounded […]

Adding Shimmer and Style with Gold Leaf Mirrors

gold leaf mirrors; beautiful mirrors in carved gold leaf frames; wall decor inspiration; interior design ideas

The glass mirror or “looking glass” has been around since the first millennium. Before then, one had to gaze into a polished brass surface or into a pool of still water to see his or her reflection. Mirrors and reflective items have played an integral part in several historical legends and myths. We can imagine […]

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