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Biography: Michele Rinaldo

Michele Rinaldo
Michele Rinaldo

Michele Rinaldo is one of a few masters of cameo glass. He learned to paint at an early age and, in 1979, went on to study at the Art Institute of Venice. While there, Rinaldo worked with stained glass, cold-worked decoration, and engraving with both hand-held point tools and traditional engraving wheels. He now works of out his own workshop in Venice where he continues to use small engraving tools to create intricate details in his cameo work.