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Matteo Seguso

Matteo Seguso Glass engraver
Italian, English, Japanese, Portuguese
By appointment only
+39 041739569
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An ancient glass art

  • • Matteo taught his art in the US and in Australia
  • • He started as a game, but soon he felt in love with this art
  • • He is already passing on his skills to his children

Always in search of new stimuli and challenges, Matteo Seguso is one of the youngest performers of the traditional handmade glass engraving technique and cold working. His engraved pieces sit in many private collections around the world. In his workshop, inherited from his father Bruno and the partner Paolo, he creates artistic engravings on vases, glasses, mirrors or any glass object; giving rise to a wide range of drawings, sketches and embroidery. Matteo collaborates with several furnaces in Murano, as well as internationally renowned designers and artists. But his spirit remains tied to Venice and Murano where, one day, maybe his children could follow in their father’s footsteps. "They play with the wheel, like I did as a child in the workshop".

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This handblown glass goblet is engraved by hand. The glass, fixed onto a lathe, was engraved with abrasive wheels. Matteo Seguso was inspired by the imagery of a harvest scene.

Height 22 cm
Diameter 9.5 cm

Photo: ©Matteo Seguso
Scuola Grande San Marco facade

This reproduction of the facade of a Venetian landmark, the Scuola Grande in St Mark's Square, is engraved on a block of glass. Matteo Seguso engraved the glass block with an abrasive wheel, bringing out detailed architectural elements.

Length 65 cm
Width 4 cm
Height 55 cm

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Fruit Basket

This handblown glass centrepiece is engraved by hand using an abrasive wheel. The intricate picture represents a food basket.

Height 19 cm
Diameter 24 cm

Photo: ©Matteo Seguso

This small tumbler is engraved by hand. Using an abrasive tool, Matteo Seguso incised detailed patterns inspired by those found on Venetian windows ornaments.

Height 7.5 cm
Diameter 7 cm

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This ornate wine glass was engraved by hand by Matteo Seguso with random leaf patterns using an abrasive tool.

Height 13 cm
Diameter 9 cm

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