Cobalt, White & Green Millefiori Glass Star Pendant
Cobalt blue, with tiny accents of white & red in a cobalt blue glass background. 1" diameter.
Millefiiori 'thousand flowers' is a glass making is an ancient technique which was revived in the 1800's.
The millefiori technique involves the production of glass rods with multicolored patterns which are viewable only from the cut ends of the cane. The rod is heated in a furnace, pulled until thin while still maintaining the cross section's design, and then cut into beads or discs when cooled.