Pino Signoretto is a famous glassblower from the island of Murano. Patiently blowing masterpiece after masterpiece, Pino Signoretto never repeats his products, even if he is asked to do so. Murano glass is a super brand in itself, since glass production originated in Venice back in the 8th century. Pino Signoretto has also become a brand.
Signoretto does not come from a family of hereditary glassblowers, he was born into a family of artists and artists. His father was a musician and painter. As a child in Murano, he lived next to a glass furnace, and from early childhood he was attracted to furnaces and fire. Very young, he began working in a glass factory, where they produced chandeliers and small objects such as boxes.
A student of master Alfredo Barbini, at the age of 19 Pino Signoretti had already become a master glassblower. It was he who introduced new technologies and working tools into this art, such as borsea ricurva (not flat tongs), allowing for better gripping of glass objects, and an oxygen torch, allowing for heating the sculpture with greater precision. It is extremely interesting to watch him work with forks (used in the kitchen) and pins, which he uses to create perfect shapes.
He has been invited many times by heads of state, is an honorary citizen of New Orleans, and a master who teaches in many schools in the United States and France. Glass figures by Pino Signoretti give form to beauty in Murano. He is a universally recognized and internationally renowned master with outstanding talent.