millefiori


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millefiori

(ˌmɪlɪˈfjɔːrɪ)
n
a. decorative glassware in which coloured glass rods are fused and cut to create flower patterns: an ancient technique revived in Venice in the sixteenth century and in France and England in the nineteenth century
b. (as modifier): a millefiori paperweight.
[C19: from Italian: thousand flowers]

millefiori

A glassmaking technique in which flowerlike sections appear from sticks of colored glass that have been cut on the transverse. Sometimes used for beads in jewelry; also embedded in shapes of clear glass to form paperweights.
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In 2017 Jan Baker of Assumption began working on a family quilt in the Millefiori quilt pattern of "La Passacaglia," not knowing she was beginning a project that would take more than a year of hard work, patience, and dedication.
There are cut-glass vessels, mould-blown glass, glass with faceted decorations, coloured enamelled vessels, ones with applied moulded relief decoration, and even bowls of millefiori or mosaic glass.
Being a creative force, Mia knows that her attendees love fun and excitement and, as such, a raffle was conducted with an array of exciting prizes, such as a Hurricane vase by Ro, Brooklyn-born design brand West Elm home accessories, festive baskets from artisanal chocolate Auro, Nespresso coffee sets, Rustan's Diptyque holiday 2018 collection, Millefiori scented candles, Natori picture frame, Rosenthal porcelain plate, and Hermes perfume and silk scarf.
Estimated at PS800-1,200 the 41/2in (11cm) diameter, 3lb dated Baccarat close-packed millefiori paperweight had been found in a house clearance in nearby Dinas Powys.
millefiori ("thousand flowers") with a yellow-red eye and dark- or light-green beams.
Most of the weights in the Neustadter collection are made either using millefiori canes or lampwork.
5) points to commercial ties with Iraq although the possibility that it arrived in Dvin as a gift cannot be excluded; the millefiori technique, previously popular around the Roman Mediterranean until the second century, resurfaced unexpectedly in Abbasid Iraq after a hiatus of several centuries.
Her creation Millefiori is going down well with customers here.
Also, new exotic fragrances will be in store from Heart & Home, Apsley and Millefiori Milano.
Piatti, "Raw Millefiori honey is packed full of antioxidants," Food Chemistry, vol.
The Arceau Millefiori, meanwhile, marries horology and the art of crystal-making, as Hermes partners with the artisans of its sister company, Cristalleries royales de Saint-Louis, to adorn the dials of its Arceau women's wristwatches and pocket watches.
INDIAN GIVER (3.00) was a shade unlucky to run into the bang in-form Millefiori at Musselburgh last time and should go one better under 5lb claimer Rob Fitzpatrick.