Corte dell’Arte is happy to present the show titled La Donna del Fuoco Marietta Barovier pioniera delle perle veneziane From Chiarastella Seravalle on September 11th at 6:30 PM
Marietta Barovier is the sovereign of alchemy: she understands and dominates fire. She holds the secrets of the glass masters. Marietta apparently created the Rosetta bead and it is to her that her father, Angelo Barovier, revealed the secret knowledge and recipes of his craft even if she had five brothers. If it had not been for her, Murano and maybe even the whole business of glass across the world would have been different because the Rosetta beads became a real currency and enabled commerce with the Orient, Africa and America and allowed Venetians to exchange the little glass beads for the most precious goods all over the world.
Chiarastella Seravalle: text, interpretation
Massimo Navone: theatrical production and screenplay
Claudia Cottica: antropological research
Cristina Bedin: psycho-alchemical research
Silvio Boschet: photos
A show produced by Arte-Mide in collaboration with Regione Veneto, Comune di Venezia, FMC, Committee for the saveguarding of glass Venetian beads – for the promotion of the glass beads art, an item selected to be part of intangible heritage UNESCO.