On my recent trip to Venice I was captivated by all the colorful glass displayed in the windows of quaint little shops tucked into the beautiful cobble stone streets. Murano Island, 1.5 kilometers from central Venice is popular for its unique glass.
Murano glass is the “largest proportion of Venetian glass” and every piece is handmade predominantly by local inhabitants. Although the style of Murano glass making has remained the same over the years and the industry is not as popular due to increasing foreign suppliers, I love the traditional patterns and colors!
Every piece of jewelry seems distinctive and unlike anything else in my collection. The price of this famous glass depends on the size of the piece; bowls and vases can cost hundreds of Euros while travelers can purchase smaller items at more affordable prices.
Today I am going to share some of the jewelry I purchased on my trip and you can enter for your chance to win a charm bracelet!
Glass Necklace + Earrings
Glass Necklace + Earrings
Along with all the Venetian goods I also got a charm for my Pandora bracelet! The Venice charm is a small gondola!
Charm Bracelet GIVEAWAY!!
As you can see I was a bit obsessed with this amazing jewelry so I decided to share a little part of my trip with one lucky reader! Enter below for a chance to win this cute charm bracelet I purchased in Venice! This giveaway is open internationally and some entries can be done daily. Please read the rules and good luck!!
Disclaimer and Rules: (Please Read)
This giveaway is hosted and paid for by Diary of a Trendaholic. One winner will be chosen at random to receive the Venetian charm bracelet featured in the giveaway photo. All information must be entered correctly as outlined via Rafflecoptor. Only viable entries will be considered. This giveaway is open internationally and will run for one month beginning on Tuesday July 1st at 12am and ending on Thursday July 31st at 12am Eastern Time Zone.
One eligible winner will be chosen at random and announced on http://diaryofatrendaholic.blogspot.ca/. You must be at least 14 years of age to enter. Entrants under 18 must have permission from parents/guardians. The winner must send their mailing address (no PO Box addresses) and contact information to firstname.lastname@example.org to receive the prize. Winners will also be contacted by email if a valid email address is provided upon entering. In the event that the winner does not claim the prize within one week a second winner will be selected at random or another thereafter until the prize is claimed. Diary of a Trendaholic is not responsible for a lost package, delays, damages or any other issues that occur during shipping, handling or mailing. Good luck!
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Europe does have a certain charm about it!Delete
I think my dream vacation would be a long one, going to see Italy France and GermanyReplyDelete
Great choices, I have been to Paris but I would love to tour the South of France!Delete
my dream vacation would be to paris ! paris is the most romantic city in the world so I would LOVE to visit thereReplyDelete
Paris is still my favorite city in the world even after all my travels and all the beautiful places I have been! I felt so at home there!Delete
Awww the tiny gondola is so cute! Such a nice giveaway Eric, you are so very generous!!ReplyDelete
Thanks hun :) I love the little gondola as well!Delete
I wanna go to Disney World. :)ReplyDelete
I went to Disney World in Orlando Florida but they have them throughout the world, I know they have an amazing one in Paris! Maybe you could make it a double dream vacay, Paris and Disney!Delete
It would be ParisReplyDelete
Don't blame you, I wish I was back in Paris pretty much every week! lolDelete
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Paris is a dream! I love it there!Delete
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PICTURES ARE BREATH TAKING!ReplyDelete
VENICE WOULD BE ABSOULTELY AMAZING!!!
Thank you! I hope you make it there!Delete
Paris to see the Elfel tower. Thanks for the awesomeness, the contest, & generosity.ReplyDelete
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Love the photos!!ReplyDelete
My Parents went to Burarno and whats them make the beautiful glassware.
xo Holly xo
My dream vacation would be Italy!ReplyDelete
My dream vacation is Polinesia Islands <3ReplyDelete
beautiful and exotic, love it!Delete
always wanted to go to Hawaii but wanna visit my bestie in PA even moreReplyDelete
Hawaii is on my list too!Delete
I want to go to Barcelona!ReplyDelete
I don't have instagram, sorry!
Thank you for the giveaway!
No problem, thanks for entering :) I have a post up on Barcelona, I went there before Italy!! Check it out and let me know what you think :)Delete
My dream vacation is Rio de Janeiro! *_*ReplyDelete
My hubby would have loved to be there right now for the World Cup lolDelete
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My sis wants to go to Bora Bora. It looks gorgeous, nothing to do but relax in paradise. I would love to go but the 2 day flight is really off-putting since I don't like to fly!Delete
My Dream vacation would be the Tahiti isle...ReplyDelete
thank you for this lovely giveaway!
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New York =)ReplyDelete
I would love to go to Ireland. My father's ancestors are from there plus I love the accent!ReplyDelete
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I'd like Egypyt!!!
Paris or Japan. the bracelet is pretty!ReplyDelete
Japan is on my list too!Delete
Probably Mauricius or Tahiti or Hawaii, as =I've never been to these places.ReplyDelete
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Thx for giveawayReplyDelete
my dream vacation Ischia
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I didn't know where this was so I looked it up! 30 kilometers from Naples, looks amazing! Thanks for stopping by.Delete
it would be New York CityReplyDelete
I would love to go back to the Big Apple! I haven't been there in ages, I'd love to take in a Broadway show!Delete
I have always wanted to go on an Australian safari.ReplyDelete
WOW great idea! Australia is pretty much on the other side of the world but I would love to visit as well! They have so much wildlife and some of the most poisonous animals on the planet!Delete
My dream vacation is Santorini, Greece:). Such a lovely place!ReplyDelete
Greece is actually one the options for my wedding anniversary this year :)Delete
My dream vacation in Venice ItalyReplyDelete
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Thank you for the giveaway!ReplyDelete
The jewellery you bought is gorgeous! My mum is crazy for Italy. When we went when I was little she bought a lot of murano things.
I was telling my husband yesterday I would like as to go to Italy someday. It is one of my dream destinations together with any tropical place like Maldives.
P.S. I have a new giveaway too.
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I have been to Belize! Although Belize City close to the Cruise Port was run down and a bit dirty they have some pretty beaches!Delete
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I want to go to Hawaii. My sister was stationed there and she said it was nothing like I thought it would be. I think it would be paradise. She said it was hot, crowded, and expensive. I just think I have a large spirit for adventure that hasn't been utilized yet! CharlotteReplyDelete
I want to visit Hawaii, maybe some of the smaller islands will be more secluded.Delete
Your pictures are gorgeous - love all the colors the most. I have always wanted to go to southern Italy.ReplyDelete
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You did make it to Murano!! I'd been wondering if you'd gotten a chance to go. My dream vacation would be to do something adventurous like tour Central America for a couple of months!ReplyDelete
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Thanks for the giveaway! :)
I travel every year so I've been to many countries, however I've never been to Greece. I would love to go!!ReplyDelete
I dream to travel in South Korea !ReplyDelete
Your photographs are just stunningly beautiful. I pinned several of them. Murano glass has always fascinated me by it's gorgeousness. My dream vacation is to see Sweden because that's where my family comes from. Thank-you!ReplyDelete
Thanks for the giveaway, great stuff. I've been to Italy several times and also visited a man who makes jewelry from Murano glass. I was stunned, couldn't believe how hard it is to make some. It is very expensive too. My dream vacation is Santorini, Greece. I dream of it. I would also like to visit Florence, Italy. I like your photos, they're much better than mine:)ReplyDelete
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Dream vacation spot is Switzerland!ReplyDelete
I have always been fascinated with Venice so that is my dream spot.ReplyDelete
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My dream vacation is a quad country holiday trip to Venice/Rome, Italy; Paris, France; Santorini, Greece and MaldivesReplyDelete
Tahiti, but my next travel destination is Australia so that should be fun too.ReplyDelete
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would love to visit Austria or AustraliaReplyDelete
My dream vacation is Venice Italy.ReplyDelete
I've traveled a good portion of Italy (Tuscany, Rome, Livorno, Ponsacco, Palermo etc.), but the year we went, we had to skip our side trip to Florence and Venice, which to me was the part of the trip I was so looking forward to. I would love to go back and finish exploring Italy.ReplyDelete
I would love to go to italy .......ReplyDelete
Venice is beautiful and I would love to visit both Venice and Rome.ReplyDelete
But my dream vacation has always been to visit Hawaii.
I like Charleston, SC or the Grand CanonReplyDelete
I´m dreaming of Sicilia!ReplyDelete
My dream vacation is Florida, Universal Studios to see Harry Potter.ReplyDelete
Although I lived there & have returned, my dream vacation continues to be England. On top of my childhood memories, it is so beautiful there & rich in history & culture.ReplyDelete
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My dream is to go to IrelandReplyDelete
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My dream vacation destination is Paris.ReplyDelete