The Vetrazzo story began in 1996, when a brilliant scientist from Berkeley, California, who was fascinated by the properties of glass, invented an entirely new product. He developed an innovative mix of recycled glass that could be used to create highly durable, beautifully colored slabs. The dedication to producing a unique, handcrafted American-made product remains true to the Vetrazzo name. Our glass pieces are always meticulously selected. Our artisans craft each individual countertop slab with care, and each piece of glass is placed by hand. Vetrazzo is truly the epitome of advanced design, skilled engineering and painstaking artisanal knowhow. The result is an authentic work of art that tells a story in every incredible recycled glass countertop! Source: Wikipedia.