La Traviata’s Violleta glass Christmas ornament

La Traviata’s Violleta glass Christmas ornament

$48.95

2 in stock

Figural ornament of Verdi’s tragic heroine from La Traviata rendered in pink blue and white, with the ominous skull at the bottom of her skirt, foretelling her fate.

2 in stock

Description

6″

Glass Christmas  ornament of Giuseppe Verdi’s tragic heroine -Violetta of his famous opera  La Traviata. Based on a libretto that in turn derives from Alexander Dumas “La Dame au Camelias”. The opera has become one of the most popular and most widely performed operas in the world. Originally it was titled Violetta after the main character, but then changed to La Traviata – the fallen woman.The Violetta ornament is attired in flowing pink  blue and white flowing and layered dress, and white glitter gloves. There is a red rose stuck in the ruffles of her low sloping dress. A blue fan in her right hand, and the dress is tied with golden belt. At the bottom of the dress , in it’s hem, lurks the ominous skull  foretelling her fate. The perfect present to any opera lover.

The daPolonia glass Christmas ornaments are designed and made in Mia’s studio in Krakow Poland. Steeped in centuries old traditions of glass ornaments making, drawing on the love of art and history, the ornament continues an old tradition of uncompromising quality and artistry.

The ornaments are fully made by Mia, and 100% hand made in the old fashion way. Starting with hand blown shapes and balls, hand silvering, coating with the base coat, and hand painting and glittering. The glitter we use is environmentally safe and is the same glitter used in cosmetics.  All the molds are proprietary created by our own mold maker. In the introduction to the ornament section you can see a video of how one of our ornament is made from scratch.