- The workshops in Murano, Italy produce some of the most beautiful glass works in the world
- Modern "maestros" work with furnaces that burn at over 1300 degrees Celsius
- Glassmaking remains one of Venice's best known trades
This story is part of our new Style Italia series exploring the past, present and future of Italian design.
Venice, Italy (CNN)The glassmakers of 14th century Venice had it pretty good.