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The Flowers Of Venice Book

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The Flowers Of Venice Book

The Flowers of Venice
by Giovanna Poggi Marchesi
144 pages
Hard Cover (with Dust Jacket)

This hard cover book serves as a beautiful introduction into the history of making Venetian Seed Beads and the art of creating flowers from Seed Beads.

This is the English translation of the brilliant Italian book title “I Fiori de Venezia” (The Flowers of Venice). The Flowers of Venice is a comprehensive guide to Venetian glass beads and the technique of creating glass-beaded flowers. This book illustrates and describes in detail the actual craft of flower making, with more than 400 exceptional photographs. Projects include roses, lilies, poppies, daisies, morning glories and many more. You will learn the art of arranging flowers into stunning monochromatic or multi colored bouquets, as well as center pieces, bridal bouquets, curtain tiebacks, small gift boxes, miniature Christmas trees, brilliantly colored tassels and carnival masks. Rediscover the historical importance of this sophisticated and treasured Venetian art of glass beaded flowers and learn to design your own beautiful flower creations.
Giovanna Poggi Marchesi learned the exacting art of working with glass beads from Nella Sammartini Lopez y Royo, her maternal grandmother. Today, she is one of the most well-known and distinguished Italian artists who use her creations techniques and materials that are in harmony with and continue this great Venetian tradition. She lives and works in the Treviso countryside, not far from Venice, in a house immersed in green fields and hills.
  • 144 Pages
  • English Translation
  • Over 400 exceptional photos
  • Hard Cover with dust jacket
  • 22.5cm x 29cm x 2cm


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