Wave Murano Glass – Passionate Artisans Crafting Innovative Glassware
Founded and led by master glassblower Roberto Beltrami, Wave Murano Glass is a premier glassblowing studio located on the island of Murano in Venice, Italy. Their team of talented artisans create stunning blown glass pieces that blend expert craftsmanship with boundary-pushing artistry.
Range of Glass Products
At Wave Murano Glass, every piece is meticulously crafted by hand using traditional techniques as well as innovative new approaches. Their product range includes:
– Classic Murano-style chandeliers with intricate glass details
– Modern sculptural pieces like abstract vases and bowls
– Functional art glassware like wine glasses, decanters, bowls
– Custom interior lighting fixtures and art installations
– Luxurious tableware and barware collections
– Limited series and one-of-a-kind designs
They offer both their own proprietary collections as well as fully customized projects based on client briefs. With centuries of glassblowing tradition on Murano as their foundation, the team thrills in dreaming up novel shapes, colors and finishing techniques.
Passionate, Quirky Team
The Wave Murano Glass team is comprised of seasoned Maestros as well as up-and-coming glass artisans. United by a shared passion for the material, the group has a warm, familial chemistry with plenty of laughter and pranks.
Some of the colorful characters include Federico the furnace juggler, Marco the disco ball chandelier creator, Gabriele the singing impressionist, and Giuseppe the glass studio bungee jumper. Their diverse skills and vibrant personalities are reflected in the joy and creativity infused in every piece.
The Wave Murano Glass studio features innovative equipment that optimizes energy-efficiency and sustainability. It allows the team to give centuries-old techniques modern upgrades without losing the artisanal essence.
The hot shop contains multiple furnaces for glassworking as well as annealing ovens. The coldworking area has stations for precision finishing processes like faceting, etching, and assembly. There is also space for clients to tour the facilities and watch the glassmasters in action.
Preserving History, Pushing Boundaries
Wave Murano Glass honors the deep roots of Venetian glassblowing while also furthering its evolution. Their output includes both refined historical styles and radical new expressions.
Clients from around the world come to the studio for inspiration and to commission custom projects. Individual collectors prize the one-of-a-kind sculptures and art glass pieces. Interior designers utilize Wave’s lighting, tableware and decor items to give their projects a signature flourish.
Through their passionate team’s imagination and skill, Wave Murano Glass is writing the next chapter in the story of Italian glass. They are redefining what is possible, one blown piece at a time.