Cactus Blown Glass Factory, Cabo San Lucas

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HISTORY OF THE BLOWN GLASS

The origins Pliny the Old man (23-77), in his " Natural" history; (year 77), it indicates to the Phoenicians like accidental discoverers of the glass. According to this Roman writer, around year 5000 a.C., a group of sailors and merchants prepared its foods in sandy beaches of the Asian river Belus. In order to maintain the furnace alive, they used sodium carbonate blocks that traian like load. The heat fundio the mixture of sand and sodium carbonate and, when cooling off, I leave like remainder the first glass made by the man. In spite of all these advances, in the cultures Egyptian and mesopotamica I do not get myself to make the transparent glass.
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  • I could have watched them all day. The glass craftsmen are amazing. Loved the colours and variety. Picked up 2 glasses and prayed they would survive the trip home and they did.  more »
  • the glass factory tour was awsome its amazing how talented these workers were, one of the tour guest tried blowing into the pipe to blow the glass into shape  more »

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