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Top Choice Accessories in Castello

Bragorà

Aiming to bring some contemporary cool to Castello, Bragorà is a multipurpose space: part shop, service centre and cultural hub. Its upcycled products include beach bags sewn out of boat sails, toy gondolas fashione…
Top Choice Arts & Crafts in Castello

Fabricharte

Stacks of handbound books, picture frames, trays and keepsake boxes all covered in delightful, handstamped papers make the the window of Andreatta Andrea's workshop look like Christmas. He apprenticed at the legenda…
Top Choice Arts & Crafts in Murano, Burano & the Northern Islands

Marina e Susanna Sent Studio

This minimalist space dedicated to the work of the pioneering Sent sisters is as sleek as their jewellery: exposed-concrete walls, a double-height ceiling and huge picture windows flood the room with light, setting …
Top Choice Jewellery in Cannaregio

Atelier Leonardo

Set out like a fine art showroom, Atelier Leonardo stocks jewellery from some of the very best Murano glass artists, many of whom rarely sell outside their own showrooms. Calcedonio pendants in opal glass by Antonio…
Top Choice Homewares in San Marco

Chiarastella Cattana

Transform any home into a thoroughly modern palazzo with these locally woven, strikingly original Venetian linens. Whimsical cushions feature a chubby purple rhinoceros and grumpy scarlet elephants straight out of P…
Top Choice Arts & Crafts in Castello

Paolo Brandolisio

Beneath all the marble, gilding and lacquering, Venice is a city of wood long supported by its carpenters, caulkers, oarmakers and gilders. Master woodcarver Paolo Brandolisio continues the traditions, crafting the …
Top Choice Arts & Crafts in San Polo & Santa Croce

Cárte

Venice's shimmering lagoon echoes in marbled-paper earrings and artist's portfolios, thanks to the steady hands and restless imagination of carta marmorizzata (marbled-paper) maestra Rosanna Corrò. After years resto…
Top Choice Glass in Dorsoduro

Marina e Susanna Sent

Wearable waterfalls and unpoppable soap-bubble necklaces are Venice style signatures, thanks to the Murano-born Sent sisters. Defying centuries-old beliefs that women can't handle molten glass, their minimalist art-…
Top Choice Artisanal in San Polo & Santa Croce

Schantalle Vetri d'Arte

Murano must be jealous: Santa Croce boasts the new studio-showroom of glass-making power couple Schantalle Menegus and Igor Balbi. Homes become castles with Igor's gossamer dragon goblets, poised for flight before y…
Top Choice Arts & Crafts in Murano, Burano & the Northern Islands

ElleElle

Burlesque dancers inspire curvy, red-hot wineglasses, crystal icebergs become champagne flutes and lagoon waters seem to swirl inside free-form, two-tone green and blue vases. Nason Moretti have been making modernis…