Glass fusing in the tropics

fused glass art samara costa rica

What to do in samara between sunburns: Fused glass art.

Casa Gecko Glass studio is where I work with colored and recycled glass

to produce useful works of art, mostly platters and bowls.

what to do in samara costa rica

Two days each week, the studio is open for classes: 10,000 colones ($20.00).

fused glass art in samara costa rica

Votive candle holders are popular as a first time project.

fused glass art samara costa rica

Or a 6″ square plate.

glass fusing samara costa rica

Glass fusing is a great family activity.

glass fsuing classes samara costa rica

Or for honeymooners, making coordinating art pieces to jump-start their home decor.

fused glass art samara costa rica
Reservations are required because of space restrictions.

Call 2656-1010 or email: glass@casaelgecko.com.

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7 comments
  1. Roberta said:

    I have had the great oppotunity to take 3 classes here. I made a plate in 2 different classes, a jewelry in advanced class. Lavae had great faith in me. Lots of choice of class colours, textures,from pieces of glass to the fine dust. It is all sorted and accessible awaitng your creation. In such a lovely studio and location, one can’t help but be inspired.
    My classess were in June 2013, oct 2013, April 2014. Highly recommended activity!

    • lavaeha said:

      Thanks for your support and kind words. You made some nice pieces. I hope
      to see you again soon.

  2. Kimberly said:

    Beautiful! Once our house is finished I want one! Do they sell the work also?

    • lavaeha said:

      Gecko Glass work is available for sale at two locations in Samara. The Dragonfly Gallery is on the main street into town, east side of the street by Coc’s Mexican Restaurant. Samara Organics is at the Natural Center, one block east and on the corner of the beach street near the school. If you don’t find what you’re looking for, call me (2656-1010)cause I have a few things here at the studio.

  3. I really love the look of the votive holders! Especially the last picture of green ones. Very pretty!

    • lavaeha said:

      Yeah. Connie did a great job on her matching pair of votives.

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