There is a definite front and back, with a clear axis through the piece, that includes cane, murrini, reticello, avventurine and delicate cold working – all in the same beautiful art glass sculpture. Hand blown from Murano glass and imported from Venice, Italy.
Biography – Italian, b. 1963, Burano, Venice, Italy, based in Murano, Venice, Italy
About Afro Celotto
Master Afro Celotto was born in Venice, on the quiet, peaceful, but quite colorful island of Burano.
Celotto worked with with the legendary Lino Tagliapietra from the age of 14 until until replacing Lino upon his departure at Effetre 12 years later.
He is recognized for his technical mastery of traditional techniques such as work with murrine, filigrana and reticello.
Since these early years Afro has continued to extend his artistic range with an incredible range of glass sculpture. and artistic expression.