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Cosanti Foundation

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Address: 6433 E Doubletree Ranch Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85253-1826
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+1 480-948-6145
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9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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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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Cosanti Bells

Cosanti bells are made here and sold here. Artisans create each individual bell as a genuine work of art.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
919Bonnie
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Scottsdale, Arizona

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Cosanti bells are made here and sold here. Artisans create each individual bell as a genuine work of art.

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Thank 919Bonnie
Washington State
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We first visited here when we were traveling in the Phoenix area on business. We are lovers of all things Italian, so I Googled things to do in the area and discovered Cosanti. We live here now and I try to get up to visit at least once a year - it is a required stop for all of my... More 

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La Grange, IL
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have brought our visiting friends here many times to see the casting of the bronze wind chimes and they have all gone home with one. The site is right in town, unusual, and sometimes the artisans are there pouring molds. Everyone needs to have a Cosanti bell! Very special, local art.

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First thing you notice is how quiet and peaceful this is. Walk around the ground and if your timing is right, you can see how the bells are made. Enjoy the grounds and sights.

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Phoenix
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have visited this over the years when Paulo and his wife lived hear and since his passing…I am still in love with this location, set in Phoenix in a neighborhood…WOW!

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Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 4, 2016

Very skilled, multi national group of employees making bells and chimes with the "lost wax" method that allows you to watch them pour the molds (ask for times if you want to see this). Great story of the Soleri-Wright connection and how the desert brings out the artistic capabilities in an ecological (and economical) way. If they can spare the... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2016 via mobile

Our second visit to this quiet retreat. We visited the Wind Chime factory and store last year. We returned to Scottsdale this year and new we would return to this great site. It's quiet and charming with all the wind chimes available. We enjoy looking at either the bronze or clay chimes. There are chimes available to range for every... More 

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Scottsdale, AZ
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

This is a delightful stop in Scottsdale. Does not take long, but the wind chimes are wonderful and a great souvenir to take home from your Arizona Adventure.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

I always try to find some theme for our wedding anniversary. This was a great place to wander about and look at the craftmanship. We did bring our kids along, they enjoyed being out doors, however, I will be sure to return without them so I don't have to worry about breaking something. The property is not overwhelming and parking... More 

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Scottsdale
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

Nice way to spend an afternoon, especially if you are a fan of the arts. The gift shop sells the bells and they are certainly beautiful but expensive.

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