Lace in Venice ★★

Lace for sale at a shop on Burano, Lace in Venice, Venice, Italy (Photo by ClixYou)
Lace for sale at a shop on Burano

Shopping for Venetian lace

Lace has long bene a specialty of the Venetian island of Burano, and that is where you'll find the best deals (and the most authenic product; some shameless shops in downtown Venice sell imported, factory-made lace), especially from the Lace Museum.

If you don't want to take the to go all the way out to Burano (though it is very much worth it, and the island's Kodachrome colored fishing houses are a photographer's dream), the downtown Venice lace dealer of choice for lace and linens is Jesurum, on Calle Larga XXII Marzo, a few blocks west of Piazza San Marco just over the bridge on the right (

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