$30 per person
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Lamp Making
Crafts Experience in Ciudad Colon, Costa Rica · Hosted by Kathya and Cinthya

3 hours
1 - 5 people
Moderate Difficulty
Available Sun - Sat, 4pm
Speaks Spanish
English interpreters available

About the experience

Come spend the afternoon with 2 sisters who have created their own unique art, business and life together. Learn how to cut, shape and sandpaper PVC pipes in order to create home-designed lamps. Pick out a lamp design or create your own. Feel free to bring your own image, photo or idea to create. Then learn how to use hand drills to cut shapes and watch the light come through. Put the final touches on the lamps with some paint and then join Kathya and Cinthya in their home for some coffee and a snack.

What's provided

Goggles and masks.

What your should bring

Comfortable clothes for hot weather. Clothes might get dusty.


About Kathya and Cinthya

A few years ago, Cinthya met an old man selling these beautiful lamps at the hotel where she worked. The lamps caught Cinthya's eye and she learned to make them herself by asking him questions and doing her own research. Little by little, the two sisters raised money to buy the tools and make the lamps on their own. Once the first few lamps were built, they learned how to paint. When people saw the finished products, they were really impressed. As people began to recognize their work, Kathya and Cinthya realized that they want to establish their own business. Many people in town buy the lamps as gifts for baby showers, birthdays, yoga centers, Christmas, and personalized pieces.