Murano glass making is an industry that started 1,025 years ago. However, in recent years, the long-lasting industry in Italy has been affected by global trade.Since there is no university for glassmakers, the skill is often passed down through the family.
VENICE — Aldo Vidal learned how to be a glassmaker at age 11. Fifty-five years later, at age 66, he continues his profession, now accompanied by his son, Diego Vidal, 38.
2012-07-20T13:00:00Imports from China affect age-old Italian industry glassonweb.com