17 Must-Buy Local Products from Mexico City

Mexico, Mexico City Guide (B): 17 Must-Buy Local Products from Mexico City

Both historic and modern day Mexico's are worth each other in terms of cultural and artistic heritage. The country's capital Mexico City is a showroom of what the label "Made in Mexico" stands for in its entirety. Whether it's authentic food, drink or piece of craftsmanship that you're after, you'll find it all here in abundance. To ease your navigation through the many markets around the city, check out this guide and see if there's anything you haven't had previously in mind as a memento to pick up from Mexico on your way home.

In Mexico, hand-blown and mouth-blown glass is a revered art form with a long history. No two pieces are ever the same, as each one is made individually. You can choose from a wide variety of hand-blown glass products, such as wine goblets, pitchers, tea glasses, serving bowls, shot glasses, margarita glasses, and many more. These utilitarian art pieces come in many different colors, including the popular, cobalt blue rimmed pieces. If you want more color, check out the confetti glass pieces, which feature several colors in fun patterns. Besides the serving and drink-ware choices, you can find hand-blown glass figurines, as well. The Fondo Nacional para el Fomento de las Artesanias (The National Fund for the Development of the Crafts), also known as FONART, is one of the main retailers for these types of items. There are actually five locations around Mexico City, including the Galería Juárez location in the center of the city near Alameda Park. The address for this store is Juárez 89, and it is open Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. until 7 p.m, Saturday from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m., and Sunday from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. It also features some of the most diverse, handcrafted home furnishings and accessories in Mexico City. Blown-glass products start around $15 for a single goblet. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: 17 Must-Buy Local Products from Mexico City
Guide Location: Mexico » Mexico City
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: FONART   Arte Mexicano Para el Mundo   Dulceria de Celaya   Mercado de la Merced   Jardin del Arte   Comercial Mexicana Sumesa   Mercado de La Ciudadela   El Péndulo   Las Fábricas de Mexico   Museo Nacional de Artes   Artesanos de Mexico   La Naval   Plaza Interlomas  
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