My sisters were the first to visit Italy, and they bought me a beautiful glass teardrop Murano necklace. I'm quite the novice on statement jewelry, though, so the quest for the perfect outfit with which to wear it continues to intimidate me years later. I still love it because like my other treasures (which I've shared here and am due to share on Poland later this week), the piece is unique and it has a story. Murano glass is only made in Italy, specifically on the island of Murano, just off the coast of Venice. Every piece is handcrafted, so every piece is unique and rich in history. You can read up on it more here. I covet these pieces.
The more I work on making my home my home, the more I
These faceted vases on sale on YourMurano.com are on my dream board. In addition to boards on Pinterest, I also have boards in my head.
I'm picturing them with a few simple grasses or sticks in a reed diffuser deal. Of course, they're quite stunning standing on their own.
I'm a sucker for the sleekness and subtle zebra print on this vase. It's got a quiet style that's demanding without screaming. The height is a nice change from the numerous short, squat vases out there.
And then there are trays. I'm a sucker for trays. Do you see a trend? They're just perfect and ensure that everything has a home. They make the most mundane, routine items look a little more stylish. It's no longer chapstick and keys on a table, it's chapstick and keys on an awesome tray on a table. It should help to keep track of the chapstick, too. I'm thinking I need a chapstick tray.
These guys are pricey, but a girl can dream and stalk sales. There are lots of options over at YourMurano, ranging from jewelry to light fixtures, that can be layered into your home and life without breaking the bank. I love that there's no way to go wrong - each piece is exotic, so ingrained in the Italian culture, and assured to be a special focal point. It'll be a part of your legacy.
This post was sponsored by YourMurano.com. The opinions presented above are completely my own.