Every classic Venetian mirror we offer is hand made in Venice, Italy. All of the Venetian mirrors are produced by the methods of the 18th and 19th-century techniques perfected by generations of skilled artisans. The skill of the modern Murano glass artisans is clear when you view our selection of Venetian mirrors. Even today, the Murano glass artisans possess almost magical skills; it cannot be denied that the mirrors they craft are flawless works of art. The perfectly honed skills and aesthetic tastes of the Venetian glassmakers are evident in each Venetian mirror’s exquisite details. The traditional characteristics of Venetian glass are present in our mirrors: they possess unsurpassed clarity; they are exceedingly lightweight; they are brilliant in color; and they possess the elusive quality of ductility, which permits the astonishing fantasy of form.
Many of the Venetian mirrors feature carefully crafted roses, ribbons, and tender leaves, enhancing the Venetian mirrors elegant look with delicate details. The intricacies on some of the Venetian mirrors are crafted using traditional glass technique. All of the stunning Venetian mirrors are hand-crafted masterpieces constructed in a multiple-step process. Each piece of clear or colored glass that makes up the mirror’s elaborate composition is hand-cut or hand-blown. The Venetian mirror is shaped, polished, and then the design is hand-etched into the mirror’s surface. Once each piece of glass is backed with silver, all the pieces are finally assembled and fastened onto the mirror’s wooden substructure.
The Venetian mirrors featured on our site are incredible values. To own one of these Venetian mirrors is to own a piece of a history that is filled with mystery, romance, and intrigue. These affordable works of art retain their symbolic status that only centuries of history can impart. Behold your image in the Venetian mirror of your choice, and witness the legend of the mirror for yourself.