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Christian Thornton Gallery

Calle 5 de Mayo 412 | Interior 2, Oaxaca 68000, Mexico
+52 951 516 7806
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Work to see through! Beautiful!

Mr. Thornton work is simply fantastic. A must see and must buy in Oaxaca. No mass production pieces... read more

Reviewed 29 April 2017
zenon57
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Montreal, Canada
People in glass houses

Mr Thornton's art glass gallery is a great chance to pick up a few glass items that your collection... read more

Reviewed 5 January 2017
masked_dancer
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San Francisco
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Apr 29, 2017
“Work to see through! Beautiful!”
Jan 4, 2017
“People in glass houses”
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Calle 5 de Mayo 412 | Interior 2, Oaxaca 68000, Mexico
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+52 951 516 7806
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Reviewed 29 April 2017

Mr. Thornton work is simply fantastic. A must see and must buy in Oaxaca. No mass production pieces here. Only art and uniqueness. Glass work t its best.

Thank zenon57
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Reviewed 5 January 2017

Mr Thornton's art glass gallery is a great chance to pick up a few glass items that your collection might lack, such as mescal cups. His glass sculptures are very interesting as well. Also, if you can visit his glass factory for a tour you...More

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Reviewed 3 January 2017

I bought the most beautiful glasses and shots from this store for a very convenient price. If I go to Oaxaca I will buy some more stuff from them.

Thank Farhad R
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Reviewed 22 November 2016

This shop is located on the north end of Cinco de Mayo by the south side of Santo Domingo, in a corner building. The glass items displayed are great: mezcal glasses, more standard sizes of glasses, pitchers, a few sculptural animal heads on the wall....More

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Reviewed 25 March 2016

the gallery in town is nice, but it's well worth the tiem to drive out past Etla to the glass factory. see how all this beautiful stuff is made. we always in the seconds room, where you can get some imperfect (bu t way cool)...More

Thank JayMiskowiec
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Reviewed 8 March 2016

Christian Thornton's Gallery is lovely and is simply an appendage to what most impressed me at his Xaquixe Studio in Magdalena Apasco Etla. The Studio is well worth a visit either before or after you stop in at the Gallery. The Studio is where the...More

Thank Jennilou67
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Reviewed 16 February 2016

The most fascinating thing about this place is their approach towards creating glass. They don't only make great objects but they use recycled materials and alternative energies to make them. It is also worth to go and visit their studio in Magdalena Etla to watch...More

Thank Salvador P
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Reviewed 16 February 2016

I have known Christian Thornton's work for nearly ten years. He did custom glass work for a new house. Having sold most household goods before moving to Mexico, we have been happy to fill our glassware needs from his production. The work is beautiful and...More

Thank mary0ax
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Reviewed 15 February 2016

I used to spend a good bit of time in Oaxaca and loved visiting and introducing others to Christian's gallery and taller. I don't have a lot of money but there were always wonderful things which I could afford so always purchased Christmas gifts there....More

Thank Deetad2
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Reviewed 15 February 2016

As a part of the tourism industry in Oaxaca I can say that the work behind Studio Xaquixe and Christian Thornton Gallery goes beyond what you see on the web or could read on a paper, their responsibility for creating a product 100 percent sustainable...More

Thank Oaxacking
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