November 30, 2015

#272. ”Edo Kiriko” breathes new life into traditional glass craft!

         ”Edo Kiriko” is bringing fresh wind into the traditional glass craft that dates back to Edo period.

“Hanasho”, a studio of ”Edo Kiriko” is famous for producing wine glasses that were given to state guests in the summit. Young artisans gather in this studio and they are providing a breath of fresh air to traditional Edo Kiriko works. As a first-class cut glass, they are increasingly getting close attention across the world.