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Address: Victor Albornoz y Ulpiano Arizaga 1-160 Cashapata | Victor Albornoz y Ulpiano Arizaga 1-160 Cashapata, Cuenca 5937, Ecuador
Phone Number: 0984197417
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Great Place to Buy Ceramic Art

This gallery has a wonderful selection of art to buy. They make it right on site and have some beautiful pieces. I wanted to buy so much but it would be too heavy to carry home... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
gayle6769
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Victoria, Canada
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Victoria, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This gallery has a wonderful selection of art to buy. They make it right on site and have some beautiful pieces. I wanted to buy so much but it would be too heavy to carry home. They do ship your good home for you if you like. A must see.

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Canton of Vaud, Switzerland
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4 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2015 via mobile

We walked into the shop, and the two women present did not bother to greet us. They did not even look up to acknowledge our presence. I asked a question and the expression on their faces was like why do you bother me, I have more important things to do than serving clients. Their body language radiated arrogance and disdain.... More 

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Cuenca, Ecuador
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77 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015

At Vega's workshop you can watch talented artists work on fabulous pieces of art. Also, the ceramics are for sale. You can also view pictures and articles about Vega and his career.

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Cuenca, Azuay, Ecuador
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015

Great art and very different as well vut goes with everything modern and rustic , this art gives the idea that something is and is not there at the same time 100% recomended

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Antibes, France
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Mr.E Vega is a famous muralist and ceramist in Latin America,i love and do myself ceramics so for me was a 'must go' plan.And gladly i went. His house is his own Atelier and Gallery.It is up in the Hills tops overviewing Cuenca,in the middle of nature.Mr. Vega itself can be there if you are lucky enough and have an... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

One of the best if not the best contemporary pottery artist. Visit his gallery and shop while going to Turi .

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Fairlie
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35 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

The gallery is located just down from the church, go down right at the turi lookout and the gallery is on the left hand side, I took the double decker bus, ($5) and spent an hour looking through the gallery and then caught the next bus back to the city centre. Vega's work is absolutely beautiful and I ended up... More 

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Thank AnnieFairlie
Florida
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21 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014 via mobile

The sales person was unfriendly and not helpfully. We bought 2 ceramics but left the place disappointed

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Stone Mountain, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Made a return trip to Turi simply to walk the 200 yards to E Vega's gallery/workshop. Situated on the side of the mountain gave us a panoramic view of the city. There are several rooms of his pieces, including bowls,vases,mugs,and wall tiles in various sizes. The vibrant colors and designs covered local scenes, folks and fauna. Prices were not unreasonable.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

If you like ceramics in any form - go here. Vega's work is beautiful, and so is the view from his house (he was there when we visited - due to our dire Spanish, we didn't say hello). One criticism - a lot of the stuff is not 'plane friendly' so if you want to buy anything nice (i.e. big),... More 

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