Category: Shopping in Venice

June 27, 2010

Smashed – Fake Murano Glass Rings

Filed under: Shopping in Venice - 27 Jun 2010

The island of Murano in Venice is world famous for its Murano glass and most visitors to Venice come away with at least a piece or two of Murano glass products as a souvenir of their Venice holidays.

Murano …

February 2, 2008

Carnival Masks – Venice

Filed under: Shopping in Venice,Venice - 02 Feb 2008

Venetian Carnival masks were originally made of papier-mâché, but these days you can find leather ones as well. The original masks were much simpler in design and decoration and they …

January 27, 2008

Shopping in the San Polo area – Venice, Italy

Filed under: Shopping in Venice,Venice - 27 Jan 2008

The Rialto Bridge and the nearby markets are a great place to stroll around and also to shop for gifts and souvenirs.  In the past, this