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Learn/Aprender :: Tour/Excursion
Tour:Studios of Christian Thornton and Jason Pfohl in Etla
9:00 AM
Oaxaca Lending Library
Tour: Visit the studios of Christian Thornton and Jason Pfohl in Villa de Etla

Thursday, December 20, 2018 - 9 to 4

Xaquixe by Christian Thornton Is a sustainable artisan glass factory located in Oaxaca. Since 2002, it has been dedicated to developing technology and processes to build a sustainable craft workshop.

His constant work has been deserving of diverse supports and recognition. The most recent awarded by the Social Economic Environmental Design (SEED) Network and the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) in the contest "Public Interest Design Mexico" for the project titled "Artisanal activities as catalyzers for sustainable Urbanism" (Craft activities as catalysts for sustainable urbanism). It also has support from CONACYT for the development of a sustainable plant. "Our plant is a sustainable plant model, it is an eco-friendly company, as we create our own technology appropriate to the machines that can be used in a blown glass manufacturing plant. We want to replicate the use of eco-friendly technology within industrial processes."

Gorilla Glass Jewelry is a socially responsible company based in Oaxaca, Mexico. Every piece of jewelry is carefully handcrafted by a team of artisans, mainly women who live in rural villages near the Gorilla Glass workshop. Our jewelry is created using a broad range of glass techniques, resulting in a wide range of styles, shapes and colors.
Our rings, earrings, pendants are designed to match your individuality and style. If you are looking for unique accessories that express vitality and delicateness, this jewelry is for you.

Note: Cost of lunch $200 pesos is not included in the tour price. Lunch at Hacienda Santa Maria buffet.

Payment either at the OLL front desk or on the OLL Event page https://www.oaxlibrary.org/online-store. Early registration advised. Members: 350 pesos Non-members: 400 pesos

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Age Group: All Ages
Venue: Oaxaca Lending Library
Address: 519 Pino Suarez, Centro Oaxaca de Juarez, Oaxaca 68000
Phone: 9515169715

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