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Venetian Dreams-Marisa Convento

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Visit an artisan for a unique gift

This is the shop of a true artisan who makes jewelry using 100-year-old tiny glass beads and larger... read more

Reviewed 5 May 2017
Gorgeous Jewelry!

I had read about Marisa's store on a blog and went on a mission to find it! Located on a small... read more

Reviewed 7 April 2017
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5 May 2017
“Visit an artisan for a unique gift”
6 Apr 2017
“Gorgeous Jewelry!”
Necklaces, flowers, embroiderings and corals made with beautiful venetian glass beads and seed- beads,the "Conterie",once patiently strung by the "Impiraresse" ( Lady Stringers) as a tribute to the ancient venetian craft traditions. Self Adorments...more
S.Marco, calle della Mandola 3805/a | One step from Campo Sant'Angelo, 30124 Venice, Italy
San Marco
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Reviewed 5 May 2017

This is the shop of a true artisan who makes jewelry using 100-year-old tiny glass beads and larger new beads made custom in Murano exclusively for her work. And the jewelry -- glittery, sophisticated, whimsical and unique -- are surprisingly affordable. From pendants of coral...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed 7 April 2017

I had read about Marisa's store on a blog and went on a mission to find it! Located on a small street, this tiny store is a literal jewel box of gorgeous handmade Venetian glass. Marisa is a true artisan and her love of her...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed 10 July 2016

When I found out about Venetian Dreams and that Marisa Convento would have walking tours and workshops I signed up for both. I spent an entire day with Marisa learning of the history of the impressessas, viewing historic photos, learning about beads, seeing samples of...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed 19 May 2015

I visited this shop after reading about it on a blog, and wanted to get a special present for a female friend. It was spot on- I found something different from the rest of junky glass-filled shops, and my friend loved her new necklace. It...More

Date of experience: April 2015
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Reviewed 1 March 2015

I visited this shop because the gorgeous handbags displayed in the windows caught my eye as I headed to the Fortuny Museum. This truly beautiful shop is run by the artist responsible for these creations, Marisa, and we engaged in conversation about Venetian glass beads...More

Date of experience: July 2014
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