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Daniele & Stefano Attombri

  • Jewellery maker
  • Venice, Italy
  • Master Artisan
Daniele & Stefano Attombri Jewellery maker
Italian, English
Monday to Saturday 10:00 - 13:00/14:30 - 19:00
+39 0415212524

Brothers in conterie beadwork

  • • Stefano and Daniele use only authentic conterie glass beads
  • • They work in the traditional style of Venetian pearl stringers
  • • Their creations are admired and treasured throughout the world

In 1987, brothers Stefano and Daniele Attombri embarked on an adventure that soon earned them much attention and acclaim. Having realised that the era of Venetian conterie – a particular type of bead obtained from cutting very thin monochromatic glass rods – was coming to an end, they bought all the available stock from the local factories that were closing down, and started their own business. They had to teach themselves, and sometimes invent, the techniques necessary to create their unique designs. What started as a game soon became a passion. Combining glass with other materials such as copper and silver, Stefano and Daniele interpret the history and potential of glass beads in a contemporary way. Their creations are jewellery and one-of-a-kind accessories that blend craftsmanship, fashion, design and applied arts.

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Stefano and Daniele Attombri created this autumn necklace by artfully combining burnished metal wire with original 1960s Murano glass beads. They were inspired by the colours of the metal and beads to represent this fascinating season.

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In this moon necklace, original 1920s Murano glass beads from Attombri’s immense archive interplay with the metal wire weaving. The little star embellishing on the necklace can be placed at the back or on the chest.

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This necklace brings together Murano cased glass beads dating back to the 1930s and bronze-coloured Murano glass rods. The rods used for the rectangular fastenings represent Japan and its tradition related to bamboo forests.

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This is a one-of-a-kind necklace created in collaboration with Lucio Bubacco, one of Murano’s greatest lampworkers. Interweaving silver threads and authentic Murano glass beads encase maestro Bubacco’s representation of an angel in white glass.

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This is another unique necklace born from the collaboration with maestro Lucio Bubacco. It is composed of interweaving silver threads and authentic Murano glass beads which encase a lampworked minotaur in black glass.

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