Kagaya Kyubei and Edo-kiriko glass

Mysterious glass marchant Kagaya Kyubei <a href=”https://www.amazon.com/Japanese-Paired-Edo-Kiriko-Hakkaku-kagome-Octagon/dp/B005HKNIWA/ref=as_li_ss_tl?keywords=hakkaku+kagome&amp;qid=1566955460&amp;s=gateway&amp;sr=8-5&amp;linkCode=ll1&amp;tag=hachihachi-20&amp;linkId=9a17b50084804ec0e5a3db30b6a3887e” data-elementor-open-lightbox=””> <img width=”640″ height=”428″ src=”https://www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/71COcF1h7aL._SL1167_-1024×684.jpg” alt=”” srcset=”https://i2.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/71COcF1h7aL._SL1167_.jpg?resize=1024%2C684&amp;ssl=1 1024w, https://i2.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/71COcF1h7aL._SL1167_.jpg?resize=150%2C100&amp;ssl=1 150w, https://i2.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/71COcF1h7aL._SL1167_.jpg?resize=300%2C200&amp;ssl=1 300w, https://i2.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/71COcF1h7aL._SL1167_.jpg?resize=768%2C513&amp;ssl=1 768w, https://i2.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/71COcF1h7aL._SL1167_.jpg?resize=750%2C500&amp;ssl=1 750w, https://i2.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/71COcF1h7aL._SL1167_.jpg?w=1167&amp;ssl=1 1167w” sizes=”(max-width: 640px) 100vw, 640px” /> </a> Edo-kiriko is a Japanese glassware designated as a traditional craft by the country in 2002. The history of Edo-kiroko, with delicate cuts on vivid colored glass, dates back to the first half of the 19th century. In 1834, Kagaya Kyubei carved a surface of a glass with emery powder for a decoration, that is thought to be the beginning of the traditional glass product.  Who is Kagaya Kyubei? The American Admiral Matthew Perry came to Shimoda in 1853 with Read more about Kagaya Kyubei and Edo-kiriko glass[…]

Milky Way pattern Japanese glass cups

Stars pattern Edo-kiriko cold sake cup by Ohba Glass <p style=”text-align: center;”><a title=”Ohba Glass Cut Glass 江戸切子 Edo Kiriko, Japanese Traditional Craft in Gift Box 光る宙 Milky Way (Ultramarine/Amber)” href=”https://www.amazon.com/Ohba-Glass-Japanese-Traditional-Ultramarine/dp/B0761MWNGW?psc=1&amp;SubscriptionId=AKIAJRKC6WE3NL42JJSQ&amp;tag=hachihachi-20&amp;linkCode=xm2&amp;camp=2025&amp;creative=165953&amp;creativeASIN=B0761MWNGW” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”><img src=”https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/417x2spTIHL.jpg” alt=”Ohba Glass Cut Glass 江戸切子 Edo Kiriko, Japanese Traditional Craft in Gift Box 光る宙 Milky Way (Ultramarine/Amber)” width=”500″ height=”431″ /></a></p> This is a masterpiece of sake cup designed with the traditional pattern of Kikutsunagi lined up like the Milky Way, and the side flashed glass is as beautiful as gradation. Related Post Edo kiriko Japanese drinking glassware. There are many patterns! Milky Way Edo-kiriko cut glass sake cups This glass cups beautifully express the universe and Read more about Milky Way pattern Japanese glass cups[…]

Hakkaku-kagome Pattern cold sake glass cups

Japanese Edo-kiriko sake cups with Octagon bamboo basket pattern <p style=”text-align: center;”><a title=”Japanese Paired Sake Cup of Edo-Kiriko (Cut Glass) Hakkaku-kagome (Octagon)” href=”https://www.amazon.com/Japanese-Paired-Edo-Kiriko-Hakkaku-kagome-Octagon/dp/B005MLVM4U?SubscriptionId=AKIAJRKC6WE3NL42JJSQ&amp;tag=hachihachi-20&amp;linkCode=xm2&amp;camp=2025&amp;creative=165953&amp;creativeASIN=B005MLVM4U” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”><img src=”https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/51XxndOpFeL.jpg” alt=”Japanese Paired Sake Cup of Edo-Kiriko (Cut Glass) Hakkaku-kagome (Octagon)” width=”500″ height=”400″ /></a></p> Edo-kiriko, a traditional Japanese craft, is a glass product produced in designated areas in the Kanto area centered on Koto-ku, Tokyo. This glassware began to be made over 180 years ago and has developed. Edo Kiriko has some traditional patterns, and Hakkaku Kagome is one of them, and its geometric pattern is very beautiful. Meaning of Hakkaku-kagome Pattern Kagome means a lattice made of bamboo mesh woven rattan in Japanese. Read more about Hakkaku-kagome Pattern cold sake glass cups[…]

Classic Yarai pattern rocks glass of Edo-kiriko

Japanese traditional glassware with bamboo palisade (Yarai) pattern <p style=”text-align: center;”><a title=”Pair of Red And Blue Double Old Fashioned Glasses 9.4Oz Edo Kiriko Design Cut Glass Kasane Yarai – Pair [Japanese Crafts Sakura]” href=”https://www.amazon.com/Double-Fashioned-Glasses-Kiriko-Design/dp/B018SH22MU?psc=1&amp;SubscriptionId=AKIAJRKC6WE3NL42JJSQ&amp;tag=hachihachi-20&amp;linkCode=xm2&amp;camp=2025&amp;creative=165953&amp;creativeASIN=B018SH22MU” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”><img src=”https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/51E8hFLMCJL.jpg” alt=”Pair of Red And Blue Double Old Fashioned Glasses 9.4Oz Edo Kiriko Design Cut Glass Kasane Yarai – Pair [Japanese Crafts Sakura]” width=”500″ height=”500″ /></a></p> Edo-kiriko, born in the townsman culture, has created various glass products based on the advanced techniques of the craftsmen. There are many people who fall for the beautiful design and use the traditional craft glass. Related Post Edo-kiriko Japanese drinking glassware. There are many patterns! Edo-kiriko has Read more about Classic Yarai pattern rocks glass of Edo-kiriko[…]

Red and Blue Mt. Fuji glass cups from Tajima Glass

Tajima Glass, Mt. Fuji Shukuhai (Toast sake cup) <p style=”text-align: center;”><a title=”Mt.Fuji Toast Sake Glasses (Set of 2, Blue &amp; Red, Japan’s National Award Received, Made in Japan)” href=”https://www.amazon.com/Mt-Fuji-Glasses-Japans-National-Received/dp/B01KWJUY0O?SubscriptionId=AKIAJRKC6WE3NL42JJSQ&amp;tag=hachihachi-20&amp;linkCode=xm2&amp;camp=2025&amp;creative=165953&amp;creativeASIN=B01KWJUY0O” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”><img src=”https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/41fzV49UVnL.jpg” alt=”Mt.Fuji Toast Sake Glasses (Set of 2, Blue &amp; Red, Japan’s National Award Received, Made in Japan)” width=”500″ height=”460″ /></a></p> Mt. Fuji has been regarded as a sacred mountain since ancient times and has been the object of people’s faith in Japan. Its graceful appearance is widely known overseas as a symbol of Japan. Also, this beautiful mountain is the tallest in Japan and is considered to be auspicious. The celebration cup is made by the craftsmen Read more about Red and Blue Mt. Fuji glass cups from Tajima Glass[…]

Beautiful tin Mt. Fuji sake cup of NOUSAKU

FUJIYAMA tin cup of NOUSAKU <p style=”text-align: center;”><a title=”NOUSAKU FUJIYAMA Sake Cup Fujisan (World Heritage) Sakasa Fuji Ochoco Sakazuki Japanese Handmade Craft Artifact” href=”https://www.amazon.com/NOUSAKU-FUJIYAMA-Heritage-Sakazuki-Japanese/dp/B00E3IIM50?SubscriptionId=AKIAJRKC6WE3NL42JJSQ&amp;tag=hachihachi-20&amp;linkCode=xm2&amp;camp=2025&amp;creative=165953&amp;creativeASIN=B00E3IIM50″ target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”><img src=”https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/41ZzzVMZccL.jpg” alt=”NOUSAKU FUJIYAMA Sake Cup Fujisan (World Heritage) Sakasa Fuji Ochoco Sakazuki Japanese Handmade Craft Artifact” width=”500″ height=”500″ /></a></p> This sake cup is shaped like Mt. Fuji when turned over. The mountain surface is also faithfully reproduced, and you can enjoy the strength and the warm atmosphere of Mt. Fuji. It is a masterpiece of Japanese Guinomi cup that combines the techniques of traditional crafts and the symbol of Japan. Let’s taste sake while looking at Mt. Fuji in your palm. It is Read more about Beautiful tin Mt. Fuji sake cup of NOUSAKU[…]

All items of tea ceremony sets

Choose the items of tea utensils as you like! <p style=”text-align: center;”><a title=”HARU MATCHA – Complete Matcha Tea Ceremony Gift Set (Black) – Matcha Chawan Bowl, Bamboo Scoop (Chashaku), Bamboo Whisk (100 tate) and Whisk Holder” href=”https://www.amazon.com/HARU-MATCHA-Complete-Ceremony-Chashaku/dp/B073QC55DJ?SubscriptionId=AKIAJRKC6WE3NL42JJSQ&amp;tag=hachihachi-20&amp;linkCode=xm2&amp;camp=2025&amp;creative=165953&amp;creativeASIN=B073QC55DJ” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”><img src=”https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/414qQ1bKmKL.jpg” alt=”HARU MATCHA – Complete Matcha Tea Ceremony Gift Set (Black) – Matcha Chawan Bowl, Bamboo Scoop (Chashaku), Bamboo Whisk (100 tate) and Whisk Holder” width=”458″ height=”434″ /></a></p> If you have a tea bowl and tea wisk, you can take Matcha.  Related Post Custermizing your Japanese Matcha tea set for the ceremony But if you want to enjoy a proper tea ceremony and treat the guests, you will need various Read more about All items of tea ceremony sets[…]

Japanese Satsuma-kiriko wine glasses

Traditinal grassware wine glasses from Kagoshima Prefecture <p style=”text-align: center;”><a title=”Satsuma Kiriko cut-grass Wine glass (Yellow) / Yamashita Craft” href=”https://www.amazon.com/Satsuma-Kiriko-cut-grass-Yellow-Yamashita/dp/B07822Z63V?SubscriptionId=AKIAJRKC6WE3NL42JJSQ&amp;tag=hachihachi-20&amp;linkCode=xm2&amp;camp=2025&amp;creative=165953&amp;creativeASIN=B07822Z63V” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”><img src=”https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/41yGNCo4bkL.jpg” alt=”Satsuma Kiriko cut-grass Wine glass (Yellow) / Yamashita Craft” width=”500″ height=”500″ /></a></p> The moment you see it, the glittering glow of Satsuma -kiriko attracts your eyes. The attractiveness of Satsuma-kiriko is the vivid color glass covered so thickly, the patterns with the combination of bold and delicate sense, and the gradation of elegant colors created with the precise techniques of the craftsmen. The glassware from Kagoshima Prefecture is stronger than Edo-kiriko in Tokyo. In particular, the shape of the wineglass expresses its strength, so some people Read more about Japanese Satsuma-kiriko wine glasses[…]

Japanese Tajima Mt. Fuji Edo Glass cups

Mount Fuji cup from Tajima Glass <p style=”text-align: center;”><a title=”Fuji Glass Fujisan Glass Rock Glass TG15-015-R” href=”https://www.amazon.com/Fuji-Glass-Fujisan-Rock-TG15-015-R/dp/B00UVOCX8M?psc=1&amp;SubscriptionId=AKIAJRKC6WE3NL42JJSQ&amp;tag=hachihachi-20&amp;linkCode=xm2&amp;camp=2025&amp;creative=165953&amp;creativeASIN=B00UVOCX8M” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”><img src=”https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/31DSzEAqg5L.jpg” alt=”Fuji Glass Fujisan Glass Rock Glass TG15-015-R” width=”500″ height=”500″ /></a></p> The Mt. Fuji Glass, in which Mt. Fuji covered by snow at the bottom of the glass, changes the color of the surface depending on the color of the drink. It is a glass that gives a sense of luxury as well as playfulness and has sold more than 55,000 in just a single year. I would like to introduce this cup that utilizes the reliable technology of Edo Glass. Tajima Glass, located in Edogawa Ward, Tokyo, manufactures “Fujiyama Read more about Japanese Tajima Mt. Fuji Edo Glass cups[…]

Japanese gold pottery repairing, Kintsugi

Kintsugi (Kintsukuroi), filling broken pottery’s cracks with gold Not only brings new life into a broken vessel but also enhances its existence value. That’s Kintsugi (Kintsukuroi).  In other words, the gold repairing pottery method is a Japanese sense of values expressed by their own sense of beauty and technology, with a long-cherished mind and a long love for one thing. Kintsugi began in the world of the tea ceremony during the Muromachi period (1336-1573), when tea ceremony became popular in Japan. The Japanese called the repaired scars of broken ceramic as “landscape”. There was a time when we were conscious of beauty there. In modern times, they have become a Read more about Japanese gold pottery repairing, Kintsugi[…]

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