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These glasses are very pretty, deep blue, and sturdy. Delivery was quick and I'm happy with my purchase....
If you and your friends enjoy getting together on a hot summers day to drink homemade lemonade, then you will love these exquisite, cobalt-blue, blown highball glasses. Each glass is individually blown meaning that each is uniquely crafted.
ITEM#: 11461334This handmade creation is offered in partnership with NOVICA, in association with National Geographic.
A soothing, tempered tone of cobalt invades this set of six highball glasses. Classic and tasteful, this set of glasses comes from the workshop of Javier and Efr'n, in Mexico.
- A soothing, tempered tone of cobalt
- Fun glasses exemplify the art of blown glass
- Dishwasher safe, top rack recommended
- Set of six (6) glasses
- Each measures 6.7 inches high x 2.8 inches in diameter
- Capacity: 13 ounces
Story Behind the Art:
Since the 1990s, Javier Gutierrez and Efren Canteras have worked together to preserve Mexico's blown glass artistry. 'This type of work is a beautiful craft. I love blown glass because of the pure imagination poured into every piece created,' confides Efren.
'Even though the art of blowing glass originally came to Mexico from Spain, and it is practiced all over the world, Mexico's blown glass artistry is unique,' says Javier enthusiastically.
Please note that each piece is handmade, slight variations in the shape and size of the glass are likely. Tiny bubbles within the surface exemplify Canteras' singular, rustic technique.
About the artists: Javier and Efren
The handcrafted touch of artisan skill creates variations in color, size and design. If buying two of the same item, slight differences should be expected. Note: Color discrepancies may occur between this product and your computer screen.
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|Dimensions||Each: 2.8 in diameter x 6.7 in. H|
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These glasses are very pretty, deep blue, and sturdy. Delivery was quick and I'm happy with my purchase.Read More
I cleaned my cabinet of all the plastic glasses and treated myself to this set! They are really beautiful and make me feel so special!!Read More
These are exactly what I was looking for. The blue is just as deep as in the picture, and the glass is thick--seems very durable. The glasses, as the description says, are not identical. They have little air bubbles and other minor differences. Overstock's packaging was first-rate. They arrived without a scratch.Read More
These are beautiful, thick hand blown glass. Cobalt Blue My Mom collects cobalt blue glass and wanted a set of drinking glasses, the ones she had, a couple got broke. Found these on Overstock.com Ordered them on the 20th and had them in time for her birthday on the 24th. She loves the fact that they are easy to hold, they hold 17 ounces of liquid, and of course they go with her blue collection. The quality is top class and the price was more than reasonable. Thank-youRead More
Lovely made product. The color is a beautiful dark cobalt blue, and the glasses are heavy.Read More
I ordered these glasses because of the color and also because they appeared to be very durable and heavy. They far surpass what I was expecting! The color is gorgeous, and I find myself using them everyday! They are beautiful, but can be put in the dishwasher! You won't be disappointed with these!Read More
The glasses are very pretty. They're thick and heavy and feel sturdy. Our home has hard water, so the coloured glass is good because it disguises hard water marks from the dishwasher.Read More
Heavy and sturdy, very good quality. I have had other blue glasses before, but these are the best. Elegant!Read More
deep blue,beautiful solid to hold, you can be sure when it's hand blown glass from Mexico, it's quality. The lip of the glass is perfectly rounded not cut off. They just feel good in your hand.Read More
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