Filigrana - (Glass Italian)

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Filigrana - (Glass, Italian) The word filigrana literally means thread grained. This type of glass was originally made in Murano, Italy around 1527 - 1549. The process for making filigrana involved adding colored glass threads to clear glass by twisting and embedding the threads to form various lace-like patterns.

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