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If you can´t blow glass blow it big !

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If you can´t blow glass blow it big !

We are developing a range of hand blown lighting for an aquarium in conjunction with Mexico based lighting architectural firm Lightchitects and Tatiana Bilbao Estudio. Our brief, in collaboration to design, develop, manufacture a custom made range of pendant lights, Wall sconces and Floor lamps electrically certified for exterior use.

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We´re going hot !

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We´re going hot !

Well spring is definitely in the air here in San Miguel de Allende, summer is on its way. Things are going to get even warmer this year at our studio. As part of our long term plans to work with local artisans, community and educational entities we are making a hot-shop... thats code for a glass blowing studio ! The furnace has finally arrived from the USA and although it needs some refurbishing, and equipment and installations need to be built we are pretty excited !  Its shaping up to be our busiest year ever and now it just got busier...

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Think Community !

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Think Community !

 These are trying times for individuals, businesses and the community alike. At Luminosa, fortunately, we are able to continue to service the community.

During the last 6 months, we have taken the time to strengthen relationships with our clients and suppliers as well as give back to our community. Through best practices, we continue to make our signature hand made lighting.

We have adjusted our supply chain, emphasizing locally made and manufactured. Did you know we make 95 % of our lighting within a 160-mile radius of our workshop? 

We have also been fortunate to contribute to our local community in this time of need delivering food and supplies to those most in need also assisting people mobilize as they adapt to changes in their lives.

 

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Hand making a pendant light

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Hand making a pendant light

To make glass by hand is an amazing sensation, the heat, timing, dexterous necessity, teamwork. Taking a gob of gooey dripping molten glass from a furnace and over time manipulating, reheating , blowing and forming the glass into an object is not always easy and even we sometimes make mistakes or take a few turns to get it right ! However making an object for a client is incredible! To design and make an object for somebody is not just a challenge but an honor, and that's what we do here at Luminosa™ Yes we have a range of lighting...

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The day of the dead

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The day of the dead

The day of the dead or El dia de los muertos is a day of celebration not of sadness. It´s a day the family reunites and remembers the family no longer physically present.

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