A glassware store in Spain has become a rare place to find vintage Spanish glass.
A new store in a town called Zaragoza has a vintage collection of glasses, including a few from the 1920s and 30s.
The glass, made of ceramic, was originally from the Spanish city of Malaga, where it was a favored hangout of artists, singers, writers and artists from all over the world.
“We sell only a handful of glass,” says the owner, who declined to give his name.
“The rest is taken care of by other glass dealers.
It’s a business that I am proud of, and I want to share this story with my friends.”
Glass is one of the few items that has survived the destruction of the Spanish Civil War, which ended in 1975.
Many glass items, including wine glasses, jewelry and other jewelry pieces, were shipped from the war years to the U.S. and other countries.
But the glass business is still struggling in the midst of a recession.
In the early 1970s, glass was so scarce that a small glass store in Zaragozas had to make its customers sign contracts saying that they would be warehoused only in the store’s glassware storage.
The owners eventually gave up and opened a second shop, selling old bottles and other glassware in a second glass building.
In 2006, Zaragozo’s owners bought a large property in the town and moved it to a new location in the nearby town of Silla.
“It’s an amazing experience to be able to take a piece of history and turn it into a beautiful building,” says José de la Cruz, the owner.
“For the most part, there’s no glassware at this store.
It only has pieces from the old days, which are very special to us.
It was a dream of mine.”
A large sign in the window says, “Welcome to Zaragozzas, where the glass is real and beautiful.”
The store is open seven days a week.
The owner also has a second store in Malaga.
“This is the only place I will buy glassware that’s not from the Civil War,” he says.
“There’s a lot of glass in Malga, so it’s really a gift.”
The glass is kept in a safe in the front of the store.
The store also sells vintage glasses.
The Zaragozos hope to eventually expand the business, opening up a second location in another town in the next few years.
“You’ll see people in the street, saying, ‘Thank you for buying glass, but I don’t like glass, because it’s expensive,'” de la, says.