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8 October 2019

Episode 417

30 minutes

A visit to Venice Glass Week to speak with makers and experts such as Rosa Barovier and Simone Cenedese, who discuss their delicate and highly skilled work. Plus: Czech sculptor, glass and product designer Rony Plesl.

8 October 2019

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Venice Glass Week

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Monocle correspondent David Plaisant heads to Venice – and the nearby island of Murano – to meet traditional glass makers.

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Rony Plesl

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The Czech specialist on how he is pushing glassmaking forward and his home nation’s expertise in the industry.

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