It is an interesting visit to the shops of Gordiola if you like the work of glass or glass of Majorca, that you will see in the glass utensil of many of the places that you visit. It is a very beautiful work, colourful, and geometric designs.
Some works remind details of the famous Murano glass. And it is that the first “master Gordiola” and founder of the factory seems to be trained in Italy. The technique and inheritance in certain designs and products remain maintained today. For example in the necklaces, and can be a great souvenir and gift of the trip, since the originals of Murano are very solicited and with a higher price.
Fabrica-blown glass shop in Mallorca
They have shops in Palma and a workshop-shop that you can visit on the road to Manacor. There you see the whole process of the actual work of blown glass. It is a curious thing to see, especially travelling with children, as an alternative to planning on a rainy day.
The Gordiola glass Factory is located in the Municipio of Algaida, in the Carretera Palma-Manacor km 19 and 20 km from Palma. This family-blown glass company was founded in the year 1719 and has since maintained the artisan tradition. It is one of the few that remains active today.
Each piece is unique. Every bubble irregularity or asymmetry is characteristic of glass handmade blown and confer to these works its particular charm.
Today it has become fashionable again in more natural and traditional decoration lines, with local parts of high quality and durability. It is common to see their irregular vessels, decorated with knots, in gold and green, in the most enchanting restaurants on the island. They can also be an interesting Mediterranean complement for our house, with their tableware or they are especially nice and original also the chandeliers in the form of a glass bell. And you would take her home?
Shops in Palma 971 71 15 41/971 71 40 07
971 66 50 46 Glass Factory