Murano Glass Easter Collectibles are wonderful works of handcrafted blown glass art. Back in 1291, Murano Glass was created in Venice. Fears of their foundry causing the town’s wooden buildings to catch fire made the people of Venice force them to move to an island in Venice’s lagoon – to prevent the burning of their town.
Murano Glass Easter Eggs: Murano Glass Easter eggs are created in solid colors, stripes on solids, and more. There are also clear glass water globe eggs containing flowers, chicks, rabbits, or other shapes. These eggs come in small or large sizes. Some of these blown glass eggs have enamel paintings on them and may be from the Victorian era, making them rare antiques. Many of these collectibles make excellent paperweights and can be displayed all year or incorporated into other seasons’ decorations.
Elegant or Whimsical Figurines: Murano Glass offers a myriad of elegant figurines in the shape of ducks, rabbits, birds, chicks, and many others. Many of these same types will be so cute and whimsical there is a strong urge to reach out and touch or hold them. There are both new and vintage varieties on the market at this time. Many of these collectibles are rare findse.
Birds, Ducks and Baby Chicks: Baby birds and little chicks are perfect for putting together an Easter centerpiece or other arrangement. A pair of Murano Glass chicks is a wonderful addition to the family. One of the chicks is satin green and the other is shiny amber. They are molded glass, less than two inches high, only three inches long, and weigh less than six ounces each. These would also work in a Christmas or Thanksgiving arrangement. The clear Murano Glass baby duck has sleek, flowing lines and curves. It is so cute it practically begs to be picked up. This little duckling only measures 5 ½ X 4 ½ but weighs a solid one pound, 15 ounces. There are many other colorful bird and chicken varieties available in the Murano Glass family that can adapt to Easter. The wide array of colors and forms will compliment most decors year-round.
Bunny Rabbits: There are several styles of bunnies in the Murano line. One is a very cute Easter bunny with an amber body and black accents consisting of ears, tail, and eyes. Next is a lovable bunny with a white body, long green ears, green legs and eyes, an olive colored head, and he is holding a large orange, green-topped carrot. Another is an adorable bunny with clear glass ears and feet. He also holds an orange carrot. Its nose and eyes appear to be chocolate brown. Its head and body are multi-colored stretched glass. There are also rabbits of gold colored glass combined with carnival glass, giving them a wonderful rainbow effect. These adorable cuties are only 2 ½ inches tall and come with ribbons to hang them up.
There are many other wonderful choices in Murano Easter Collectibles. Some pieces will be signed and/or numbered. This is just a small sampling of what is available. One just has to discover them, and then decide which ones to purchase.