2015 Murrine millefiori glass art silver coin. 2015 Silver Coin - Murrine Millefiori Glass Art. The glass processing technique Millefiori was already known in Ancient Rome and is nowadays mainly continued on the island of Murano near Venice. Firstly long glass rods, known as murrine, are handmade, cured and then cut into discs. After that the individual multi-coloured glass discs are placed into a mould, heated gently and slowly melted.
Thus, unique Patterns emerge, of which no two are alike. The finished artwork explains without words why Millefiori means «thousand flowers» in Italian.Every single coin is unique. 999 Finish: Proof Weight: 20g Diameter: 65mm Country: Cook Islands Case: Custom Wood Case Face Value: 5 Dollars.