Friday, May 22, 2015

Vitrofusion Glass Blowing Factory - Cabo San Lucas, Baja California Sur, Mexico

Vitrofusion Glass Blowing Factory
Cabo San Lucas
Baja California Sur, Mexico




N 22° 53.900 W 109° 54.583

Quick Description: 

The Vitrofusion Glass Blowing Factory is located in an industrial area at Lazaro Cardenas S/N Edificio Posada Local 6-A, Cabo San Lucas, Baja California Sur, Mexico.

Long Description:

The Vitrofusion Glass Blowing Factory is one of the top tourist and shopping attractions in Cabo San Lucas. Sebastian Romo opened a glass blowing factory in 1990 that converts recycled glass into blown glass works of art. The factory employs over 30 artisans that produce over 500 distinctive blown glass pieces. The exterior factory building is decorated with many stained glass windows depicting the glass blowing process and local themes.




Visitors view the process from a seating in front of the furnace. You watch as recycled waste glass is remelted and then hand blown by a team of glass blowing artisans into useful and decorative items. Workers perform for the public daily from 9 am to 2 pm. Items produced by the artisans are on display and are for sale in the adjacent gift shop.



Painted on the wall opposite the viewing gallery is 10' by 14' mural depicting the glass blowing process. The mural depicts a glass melting furnace and artisans working glass. Pictures of decorative and practical pieces of blown glass are scattered throughout the mural. The mural was produced in 1996 and signed by by two artists Leóne and G. Ozun.





The Vitrofusion Glass Blowing Factory is open to the public daily from 10 am to 5 pm. Glass blowing artisans are plying their art until 2 pm.

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