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Sunday, March 7, 2010

Tonala - Glass Making

This should be after the post below it but didn't want to keep adding to the one - was afraid I'd lose it. Also we stumbled on to a couple of interesting “factories.” The first one was a glass works. It was all open to watch. Several men work there and it was a sight to see. They were pulling rods out of the ovens and walking around with the red hot balls of molten glass on the ends of the rods. Then swinging the rods around to get the glass to shape into a tear drop. How they kept from running into each other and or burning each other is a wonder. Took some pictures and a short video of it. The hot glass on the end of the rod, just out of the oven. Getting ready to swing the glass to shape it. Getting it's tear drop shape Cooling down What they were making

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