COPPER SMITH WORKSHOP
In the Pueblo Magico of Santa Clara del Cobre
Pueblo Magico of Santa Clara del Cobre, Michoacan
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This tour is for beginners - and your finished piece will look amatuer. This is all about the experience!
AN ANCIENT CRAFT OF MICHOACAN
Santa Clara del Cobre is famed for it's shop doors that glimmer with displays of copper wares and art pieces, thanks to a tradition of copper-making that harkens back to pre-Columbian times.
Spend the day in the Perez family workshop, enjoying the nuances of village life and the opportunity to work in a traditional workshop with a local family of artists.
WHAT TO EXPECT
Class is in Spanish with English Translation
Class starts at 10 AM, ending around 3 PM
You will craft a bracelet or a small bowl from copper.
There will be a fire going, so expect some exposure to smoke
We haven't included transportation, as many locals are able to provide their own. We will work to organize car-pooling. If unavailable, we can arrange return taxi transportation (cost not included).
Guests x 1 = $5,000 ea
Guests x 2 = $2800 ea
Guests x 3 = $2,000 ea
Guests x 4 = $1,600 ea
Guests x 5 = $1,400 ea
Guests x 6 = $1,300 ea
Cost-sharing is based on hiring a translator + minimum payment to the artist for your workshop. Please keep in mind - the artists include your materials and are giving up production time. We compensate the artists based on the maximum class size of 6 students, even if there is only 1.
If you speak Spanish well enough to translate art-lingo for your group, please let us know so we can reduce your price.