This small vase is called Bocia – a word from the Venetian dialect which means ‘little one’. Its round shape is achieved by first mouth blowing the molten glass. Once cooled, the surface of the vase is finished with carving and polishing techniques that reveal unexpected shades of colour and light reflections.
This vase is unique and signed.
Colour: Aquamarine, Size: H 11cm, Ø 15cm
About the techinque: Molatura
This technique takes its name from the grinding wheel used to carve the cold glass, which in Italian is called “Mola”.
Usually, the Molatura is used to get rid of the cutting edges of the glass during the finishing phase, but we have reinterpreted its original function, making it one of our most iconic decorative tools.
Since it is an extremely versatile and adaptable technique, we use it in very different ways, creating objects that, at first glance, don’t even seem were made with the same process.
The different carvings make the tactile experience one of a kind, also allowing the light to play with the glass surfaces, reflecting colours in a unique way.
Bocia Smeraldo Micheluzzi Glass