20th Century Titans– The Art of Murano Glass

By Jules

Murano glass artists are veritable ‘maestros’ renowned world-wide. The art glass can be bought today online or directly from the artisans on the island. The skill and history of the craft means the maestros can command some eye-watering prices From the early 1900s  the avant-garde and art noveau styles were gaining strength in Europe and a…

Otto Keramik Bull Orange Smooth Glaze –

By Jules

I defy anyone to see and handle the Ruscha bulls and not smile..they are wonderful. Created by Otto Gerharz who started his career as Operations Manager At Ruscha Keramik. Mr Geharz Snr was the inventor of what we refer today as Fat Lava Glaze – the bubbly textured most vibrant of glazes and a key characteristic…