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The Creative Art of Glass Beadwork

Be enthralled by one of Venice’s most original craft traditions: the art of bead stringing.

Glass Beadwork workshop in Venice
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Italian Art and Culture
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Meet Marisa Convento the impiraressa, a practitioner of the age-old craft of bead stringing. Step by step, Marisa will introduce you to the secret techniques that she uses every day to create pieces of jewellery, beaded flowers and corals from a handpicked selection of the rarest and most beautiful Venetian glass beads. This is a fabulous opportunity to learn a new skill and, above all, a privileged journey through the world of traditional artisanal expertise with the stories of one of the best-known and most consummately skilled craftspeople in the city. Our butler will be on hand to assist you throughout.

The experience includes

  • The chance to spend 2 hours with impiraressa Marisa Convento in her craft workshop

Terms and Conditions

  • The experience is only offered in combination with an accommodation booking (various types of room are available)
  • Minimum stay: 2 nights