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Brand: Studio José de la O

Anti-Fly Glass Sphere

Retailer: Kaufmann Mercantile Designer: Jose de la O
$85.00 USD at time of publication Buy from Kaufmann Mercantile Available Colors:

Description from Kaufmann Mercantile

Sturdy, lightweight borosilicate glass. Fill with water and string up by the leather rope to repel insects, especially flies. Designed and individually blown by glass artisans in Mexico City. Measures 34 inches (86 cm) total length.

It is typical to see hanging bags of water in markets, taco kiosks and food stalls across Mexico–the rationale being that the refraction of light against the water will confuse and scare away insects, especially flies and other bugs with compound, faceted eyes. This resourceful custom led Mexico City-based designer José de la O to come up with a more elegant solution, utilizing lightweight, borosilicate glass.

Rather than catching flies with unsightly plastic sticky strips, this makes a beautiful (and animal-friendly) display piece that spreads light around your room or backyard on a sunny day. Perfect for BBQs, outdoor dining and anywhere in your home you want to guard from flies and insects.


  • Glass body: 10 inches long (25.5 cm)
  • Leather rope: 24 inches long (61 cm)

Materials : Borosilicate glass, Leather
Made in Mexico

$85.00 USD at time of publication Buy from Kaufmann Mercantile Available Colors:
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