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Art of Living Glass Factory

| Kokkino Chorio Apokoronou, Crete 73008, Greece
+30 697 178 3529
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Fascinating accidental find in the middle of nowhere

The first thing to catch our eye were the huge piles of colour sorted old bottles. It is so good... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Jo W
via mobile
Amazing Glass Factory!

A really wonderful collection of glass master pieces. I've bought a few things from here like bird... read more

Reviewed 19 January 2018
Bells0707
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Essex, United Kingdom
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Hand made blown glass from recycled bottles. Iron and brass constructions from recycled metal. Compinations of glass and metal in lights. Handmade furnitures from iron. Gates and railings Lights,platters,candle holders and useful items from glass.
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  • Very good30%
  • Average0%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“huge range” (2 reviews)
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| Kokkino Chorio Apokoronou, Crete 73008, Greece
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+30 697 178 3529
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"ornaments"
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"lamps"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The first thing to catch our eye were the huge piles of colour sorted old bottles. It is so good, and unusual, to see recycling so successfully at work. The vases, bottles, glasses and ornaments made here vary tremendously in colour but are spectacular, especially...More

Thank Jo W
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Reviewed 19 January 2018

A really wonderful collection of glass master pieces. I've bought a few things from here like bird ornaments and candle holders. They have so much from glass bowls to lamps and mirror frames. A huge range or art works and all from recycled glass. A...More

Thank Bells0707
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Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

Wow--what do you do with thousands of empty bottles? You repurpose them into gorgeous hand blown glass products. I was at this place about 8 years ago and when I asked about it I was told it wasn't as special as before. It was to...More

Thank TheoStephan
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

If you're anywhere near Kokkino Chorio then you just have to pop in at the glass factory. The pieces are beautiful and range in size and price so you can easily take home a small memento of your holiday or have an amazing artwork piece...More

Thank Carol A
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Reviewed 4 May 2017

The range of products from this producer is amazing. Some of the bigger pieces are truly exceptional, even more so when you realise that they only use recycled glass. If you do fall in love with bigger or more fragile pieces the staff can arrange...More

Thank Mike F
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Reviewed 3 January 2017

Shop extremely interesting you will want to spend all your holiday money there and is open while the Restaurant is open Restaurant is superb and everything is freshly cooked. Have eaten there many times including my Son having his wedding here - can thoroughly recommend...More

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Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

very interest place for visit...with many choises to choose...deserve it! you found many different think for house and for present of corse!

Thank vorinakis
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Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

It is a remote place but fascinating. The artist uses old glass primarily wine bottles in order to create art. Although the production was closed we learned from the shop what variety of lamps, vases can be made. We bought a very nice blue vase.

1  Thank arikmilky
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Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

We have been here before and bought some pieces to take home, we always said we would go back again when in Crete. So here we are shopping again, they have some lovely blown/hand crafted glass all different colours shapes and sizes nothing the same...More

1  Thank M D
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Reviewed 16 July 2016

Wonderful gallery with hand made beautiful works of art. Unusual blends of colours that create one of a kind pieces of art. Well worth a visit!

1  Thank Sally B
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Mostyn2010
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I don't know exactly but I have been there five times at different hours and seasons and it was never closed. They definitely don't have Siesta as many non touristic stores do.
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