Cannaregio, Calle de la Madona 5435e

Now, what in the world was this gentleman doing with a hairdryer in this little calle?

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Well, it turned out that he had worked for 30 years in a fornace on Murano. Now, he and his daughter run this delightful Aladdin’s Cave of beads and other enticing works made of glass. He was drying a large basin full of new beads that would soon be offered for sale.

He had also made the fused glass window  you see in this photo.

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Come on in, and see what might tempt you. Their prices are very reasonable.

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14 responses to “Cannaregio, Calle de la Madona 5435e

  1. Rob C

    Hi,
    That’s on our Crimbo List too!

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  2. It’s now on my list for December. I have a “beader” on my Christmas list.

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  3. Caroline

    You read my mind – I dream of having a balcony or whatever where I can have those lampshades!

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  4. Could you use one of those lamp shades? They look quite nice.

    Perhaps suggest that Phil should have a look at the comments on the blog today …

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  5. Caroline

    Another good find, Yvonne, thanks – I will certainly be looking out for it. And I bet it’s one of those places that dematerialises when shut, so thanks also for giving the number!

    I am hoping to get one of ‘those’ handbags for my birthday or for Christmas 🙂

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  6. Yvonne…Thanx…I made a map and it’s on my list for January!

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    • I hope il Signore is out there with his hair dryer. I would have drifted right past the shop if he hadn’t been out there, I had another mission in mind. Isn’t that always the way in that city!

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  7. Those look like they’d be fun to play with and make things.

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