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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.

Tante Auguri George

It is a photographer’s (paparazzi) dream, Venice, one of the most beautiful places in the world, with stunning backdrops at every turn, and the marriage of America’s most notable bachelor. No wonder that rafts of photographers are following the wedding…

Swarovski and the Saint

San Giorgio has stood armless and weathered atop the Basilica San Giorgio Maggiore looking towards San Marco Square since he was maimed by lightning in 2002. His job: to slay dragons and protect from the plague as well as protection of…

Who speaks for Venice?

Headlines from NuovaVenezia: NO Big Ships! An international appeal was launched by the Committees for the Protection of Venice – a member of the Joint Program of UNESCO, and was signed by 63 icons – personalities of culture, business, fashion…