Engraving styles

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The first achievements of engraved mirrors in Venice date back from the early fourteenth century. In time, constructional and decorative styles from different geographical areas become popular as well as styles from specific historical periods. To better understand these differences, Arte Veneziana would like briefly take you through the history behind each product, through a brief description of the characteristics that identify each style.

  • Venetian

    Venetian

    In Venetian mirrors the engraved patterns, feature floral designs or, in…

  • French

    French

    French mirrors are characterised by a taste for deep grinding and from…

  • Modern

    Modern

    As of the twentieth century the art of engraving on mirrors is propelled…

  • Contemporary

    Contemporary

    As in all traditions, the engraving one can be interpreted and offered…

  • Eglomisé

    Eglomisé

    Eglomisè is not the style of a mirror but a decoration technique. Arte…



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