It is popular due to the special technology - burano lace is made from a single yarn and each product takes about three months of hard work.
Burano is also famous for its lace, it is sold on every street. It is popular due to the special technology - burano lace is made from a single yarn and each product takes about three months of hard work.
Visit the the Lace Museum and find out what technology was a few centuries ago, and then go out into the street and buy a lace tablecloth from a local resident, which will be a great gift for your loved ones.
Where to do?
Burano island is situated near Torcello at the northern end of the Lagoon and is known for its colorful houses and lace.48
Tips and hints
beware of counterfeit Burano lace - it costs at least €100 for the smallest product.
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