Candida Martinelli's Italophile Site

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House and Garden

Home Decor

Murals, Stencils, Tiles

Palaces of Sicily

Modern Italian Design

Decor with Prints

Tile Splash-backs

Stencil Decor

Italianate Furniture

Low Cost Decor

Graphic Artists

Murano Glass

Majolica

Porcelain

Villa / Garden Prints

Framed Prints

Art, Sculpture...

Eduardo De la Maria

Soaps

Gardens

Garden Inspirations

Balcony Gardens

Perfumes

Language of Flowers

 

 

Theatre, Music, Cinema

Theatre

Commedia dell'Arte

Theatre in 1860s

Tomaso Salvini

Adelaide Ristori

Cecilia Bartoli

Italian Music

Mina

Verdi

Domenico Modugno

Opera Singers: Caruso, Tetrazzini, Gigli, Patti

Caruso in SF Quake

Eurovision / San Remo Song Festivals

Cinema

Recent Films

Terence Hill

Francesco Nuti

Anthony LaPaglia

Italian Humor and Toto

 

 

Hyphenated Italians

Hyphenated Italians

London's Italians and Barometers

Mulberry Bend, NYC

Old New York

Roaming the World, G. P.

Brazil / Argentina, by R. B.

John, Italian Emigrant, by D. H. Lawrence

Joe Petrosino, NYC Pioneer Policeman

East Haven, Conn, J. M.

Rivesville, West Virginia, R.T.

Tomaso Salvini

Adelaide Ristori

Caruso, Tetrazzini, Patti

Caruso in SF Quake

Giovanni Boldini

 

 

Books Set in Italy by Genre

Mysteries

Mysteries in Ancient Rome

Historical Novels

Thriller / Drama

Children's Books

Romance Novels

Non-Fiction

Audio Books in Italian

Dual-Language Short Stories

Bestselling Italian

 

 

Italophile Articles and Books

Italians as Europeans

Political Humor

Altan and Cipputi

Italian Literature

Marco Polo's Travels

Petrarch and his Love Sonnets

A Sicilian Romance

Illuminated Manuscripts

The Brownings

Divine Comedy

Machiavelli

Boccaccio

Marcus Aurelius

Anonymous Andalusian Cookbook

Pinocchio

Sicilian Romance

Pompeii Revisited

Linda Proud

Bianca by W. E. Norris

Wallace Breem

Room with a View

Enchanted April

 

 

Free PDF Books

Enchanted April

Room with a View

Medieval Cookbooks

Anonymous Andalusian Cookbook

Plutarch's Lives

Agatha Christie's First Poirot Story

Short Classic Mystery Stories

Stage Stars

Ancient Rome

A Sicilian Romance

Italian Renaissance

Stage Actor's Lives

Pinocchio

 

 

Candida's Italophile Links

Italophile Book Reviews

Italophile Books Site/Shop

Italian News Weblog

YouTube Channel for Italophiles

Zazzle Italian Art Xmas Cards

PrintFection Tees and Bags

Italophile Amazon.com Shop

Writing Website: Italophile Author of Clean Fiction

Traditional Mystery Set in Italy by Candida

Crime Novel with Italian Policeman by Candida

  

 

 

Click on a slideshow image to visit that page  

 

 

 

So many sites spend paragraphs detailing the history of how glass came to be made on the Venetian island of Murano, assuming that you know why this would be of interest.

I'd rather wow you with the glass products made there and leave you to read about the history elsewhere, if you're interested. 

Ready? 

I doubt it!

 

 

Lamps that let you imagine you live in Casanova's Venice

 

 

 

 

 

  

Tableware that makes you feel like a Doge in his palace

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The full article for Murano

 

Click here to go the book's Amazon.com page.

 

 

Short stories a la Daphne du Maurier.

Click here to go to the Trio series' Amazon.com page.

 

About this Site

This is a hobby-site.  Any money made from links and ads provide funds to cover my computer, Internet, and website hosting and domain name costs.  Anything left over, I spend on pasta!  ;-)   Grazie mille!

Candida Martinelli

Established July 2003

 

Food, Drink, Recipes

Italian Food

Culinaria Italy

Sicilian Food

Pasta

Recipes

Olives and Oil

Medieval Italian Cookbooks

Anonymous Andalusian Cookbook

Eat Less / Feel Full

Cookbooks to Buy

Quince - Mele Cotogne

Coffee, Chocolate

Italian Wine

Italian Liqueurs

Vov Recipe

Coffee Liqueur Recipe

Grappa (LaPaglia)

Candies

Gelato

Chestnut Desserts

Sweets and Recipes

Zabaione, A Saint's Recipe Men Love

Spoonbreads

Granita

Cream Desserts

Salame Dolce - A Chocolate Candy

Panettone, Amaretti

Italian Rice Desserts

 

 

Towns and Touring

Alinari Photography

Photo / Virtual Tours

Aerial Italian Images

Photo Galleries

Milan - Milano

Pompeii - Vesuvius

Palaces of Sicily

Taormina

Ricordo di Venezia Postcard Book

Florence

De' Medici Family

Borbottoni's Old Florence Scenes

Florence Art

Florentia Paper

Edith Wharton's Della Robbia Terracottas

The Brownings

Living/Working in Italy

Residence Clubs

Italian Language

Anecdotes

Italian Media Today

Travel in Italy - Links to Online City Guides

Fashion,Beauty

Dating and Mating

Venice

Marco Polo

Carnival - Carnevale

Carnival Costumes

Venice Art

Venice in 1860s

Murano Glass

Free Venice Art

Rome

Rome Art

Living in Ancient Rome

Fun Latin Phrases

Mysteries in Ancient Rome

Roman Costumes

 

 

Italian Culture for Children

Sunflowers

Sliding-Art Puzzles

Strega Nona

Italy Coloring Pages

Italian Artist Bios

Renaissance Paper Dolls

Child's Menu Page

Cow Game

Goose Game Free Game Board

Cards - Tarot Cards

Card / Board Games

Briscola

Scopa

Tressette

Goose Game

Calcio - Football

Ziginette - Zecchinetta

Pinocchio

Strega Nona

Children's Books, CDs, Games, Treats

Free Italian Children's Stories On-line

Emilio Salgari's Adventures

Italian Artist Bios for Children

 

 

Holiday Fun and Gifts

Italian Xmas Cards

The Nativity

La Befana

Angels in Italian Art

Catholic Prayers in Italian / English

Italophile Gift Ideas

Luxury Gift Ideas

10 Recipes for the Holidays

Easter Story

Christmas Story in Italian and English

Carnival

Carnival (Halloween and Commedia) Costumes

Religious Art - Marquetry

 

 

History Comes Alive

De' Medici Family

Life in Ancient Rome

Natural History of Italy

Pre-History

Ancient History

The Middle Ages

The Renaissance

The Age of Discovery

Age of Colonialism, Capitalism, Reason, Industrial Revolution

Italian Unification

Fascism and The World Wars

Post War Growth and European Integration

Marco Polo

Amerigo Vespucci

Living in Ancient Rome