A family called Salviati were glass makers and mosaicists in Murano, Venice and also in London, working as the firm Salviati, Jesurum & Co. of 213 Regent Street, London; also as Salviati and Co. and later (after 1866) as the Venice and Murano Glass and Mosaic Company (Today Pauly & C. - Compagnia Venezia Murano). In 1898 the company's new London premises at 235 Regent Street (now the Apple Store) incorporated a set of mosaic armorials along the façade which are still visible today and were restored in 1999.
The family included Giulio Salviati (1843–1898) and worked on several buildings in the United Kingdom during the 19th century, including:
- the Albert Memorial
- Westminster's Altar Screen
- Westminster Cathedral
- the Council House, Birmingham
- the Chamberlain Memorial, Birmingham.
- St David's Cathedral in Wales.
The company was later acquired in 1999 by the French glassmaker that would later be known as Arc International.
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- The mosaics above the high altar in St David's Cathedral, Wales
- Detail from the above - St David's Cathedral
- Mosaic arms of Venice on the outside of the Apple Store, Regent Street, London
- Official Site of Pauly & C. | CVM - Compagnia Venezia Murano
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