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Barovier & Toso

Barovier & Toso (estb. 1936) is a 20th century Italian glass crafting company established in 1936 as a merger between two glasshouses, Vetreria Artistica Barovier and Ferro Toso.  The company incorporates Murano glass crafting tradition and as glassmakers, the history of the Barovier family dates back to 1295 in Venice. During the 1930s, 1940s, and 1960s Ercole Barovier was the chief designer for the company and invented heat coloring without fusion. He also created many well-known designs, including Crepuscolo, Brillantati, Zebrati, Acanto, and the ribbed design Cordonato d'Oro, usually made in red glass with gold leaf inclusions. Since 1987, the company has been part of the International Association of Henokiens.

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