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I began working in Venice in the early 90s. Through trial and error, learning Italian and the ways of the Venetian Merchants, we began importing Murano Glass to the US. Even after 2+ decades, I remain as in love with Venice and her people as the first visit.

Christmas in Venice

Venice is a magical city, with the water rising right to the buildings, but with Christmas lighting it becomes even more beautiful.  The tiny Christmas tree lots spring up near the canals where the boats arrive to bring them. The…

Tiramisu a Veneto Tradition

Have you ever eaten this sumptuous Italian desert, usually served after way too much food? It’s literal translation Tira mi su is “pick me up”! There are various stories on who first made this famous desert. It is generally credited to…