The actual method of glassmaking is extremely complex and detailed; not exactly how it is seen in the demonstrations in Murano! The glass is made of silica which melts into a liquid form under higher temperatures and as it cools, it goes soft enough in order to be shaped by the skilled artist.
There are several things that happen in September in Venice if you would like to have an eventful trip in Italy. You can visit the Lido di Venezia which hosts the annual Venice Film Festival and on the first Sunday of that month, there is the traditional Historical Regatta occurring on the Grand Canal!
In the old days, it was only the wealthy Venetians who were able to afford the Frittelle alla Veneziana dessert in Venice.
Nowadays, you can find this delicious sweet treat at almost any local confectionery in the city.