Cristian Onesto was born in Murano, an island part of Venice, Italy. At the age of 17 joined the family business, working with glass in the glass factory, Oball, that was founded by his grandfather, Luigi. HIs father Fabio and uncle Michele taught him the long standing tradition of working glass by hand. Onesto brought his youth to the family tradition and began wokring new glass techniques into the business, creating the "sommerso" technique. He began creating his famous aquarium scenes incorporating sea life in the crystal glass. His most famous is that of the jelly fish.
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