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Address: 6433 Doubletree Ranch Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85253
Phone Number: 480-948-6145
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Description: Site where earth-formed concrete structures contain the ceramic workshop...
Site where earth-formed concrete structures contain the ceramic workshop and foundry where the famous Soleri windbells are made and sold.
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I received a Soleri bell as a housewarming gift several years ago and have enjoyed it immensely! So this visit to see the artist's work space first hand was a treat. The styles... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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Richmond, Virginia

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Richmond, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

I received a Soleri bell as a housewarming gift several years ago and have enjoyed it immensely! So this visit to see the artist's work space first hand was a treat. The styles and designs of the bells and the Foundation digs is a fun and informative side trip! When we visited, no bells were being poured, so you might... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

This campus is a science fiction fantasy land reminiscent of Luke Skywalker's childhood home. Just in that, visiting this Cosanti site is fantastic. Then add to that watching the artists work, purchasing our own bells and this visit made for a most memorable occasion we will remember. Our sister just moved to Phoenix. We'll be back to Cosanti.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

The work of Paolo Soleri is well known around Scottsdale. His bells are fixtures in many restaurants and hotels. You can check out Soleri's workshop at Cosanti in Old Town - and even take home a bell of your choice.

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Shop for that unique souvenir or gift to give after watching these artisans pour the molten hot bronze into the sand molds. You can also take in the creative building designs, talk to the artists and shop all in one stop.

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Key West, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

A little out of the way but only a short drive from the Old Town area. They sand cast wind chime bells right on the property. There is a short tour available and they let visitors know when the artists will actually be pouring the molten metal into the casts. Great place to buy a wind chime and although not... More 

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Anthem, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

If you want a great sounding bell go here. Great variety of bells and priced to suit any budget. Arrive around 11:00 AM and you may get a chance to see them pour the bells.

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Columbia Station, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

This working art facility is really fun. We walked the path among the wind bells, contemporary mobiles and a few ceramic tiles.There are concrete 'structures' scattered throughout. We did not have enough time so missed the gift shop. We have to return!

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Clearly the highlight of my visit to Scottsdale. After visiting Paolo Soleri's bridge in Scottsdale I heard about the bell foundry at Cosanti. Interesting on so many levels. Architectural enthusiasts will appreciate the earthcast architecture that forms the complex, which used to be the architects home. Fans of arts and crafts will appreciate the bells as well as the architecture.... More 

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Littleton, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Tidy and colorful walkways to explore the many varieties of bells and ceramic offerings. Particularly enjoyed the feeling of hand made workmanship. An hour or less stay is adequate to appreciate the visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

inspirational environment - the bells make wonderful gifts and no one should leave Scottsdale area without one for yourself.

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Additional Information about Cosanti Foundation

Address: 6433 Doubletree Ranch Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85253
Phone Number: 480-948-6145
Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Scottsdale>  > Paradise Valley
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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