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[…]

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[…]

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[…]

Buying Edo-kiriko cut glass sake sets made in Japan

Beautiful sake cups and bottles of Edo-kiriko cut glass from Amazon     Yarai Pattern (blue)         There are many traditional crafts including pottery, porcelain, and metal products in Japan but the glassware which has a long history isn’t so many. Edo-kiriko is the most popular Japanese glassware. Edo is the ancient name of Tokyo and more than a million people lived in the city (the largest population in the middle 18the century around the world!). Until the Edo Period (1603-1868), the culture of Japan was mostly developed the ruling class such as aristocracy and samurai. However, the culture of the Edo Period was the culture of townspeople. They Read more about Buying Edo-kiriko cut glass sake sets made in Japan[…]

Edo kiriko Japanese drinking glassware. There are many patterns!

Traditional Japanese tableware Edo-kiriko cut glasses <p style=”text-align: center;”><a title=”Japanese Edo-Kiriko (Cut Glass) Old Pair 9.3oz, Kenbishi-Nanako Pattern,Red &amp; Blue” href=”https://www.amazon.com/Japanese-Edo-Kiriko-Glass-Kenbishi-Nanako-Pattern/dp/B0784KBKP1?SubscriptionId=AKIAJRKC6WE3NL42JJSQ&amp;tag=hachihachi-20&amp;linkCode=xm2&amp;camp=2025&amp;creative=165953&amp;creativeASIN=B0784KBKP1″ target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”><img src=”https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/51EGs1mQBVL.jpg” alt=”Japanese Edo-Kiriko (Cut Glass) Old Pair 9.3oz, Kenbishi-Nanako Pattern,Red &amp; Blue” width=”500″ height=”271″ /></a></p> Edo-kiriko is a flashed glass with a various type of the patterns. The glassware is one of the Japanese traditional crafts. But it needs some conditions to be certified as real Edo-kiriko.   Glassware Manual procedures Mainly using rolling tools Produced in designated area (centering on Koto-ku and Sumida-ku, Tokyo Prefecture)   Though there are the classic patterns of Edo-kiriko including yarai, shippo, and sasa-no-ha, we can also see the modern patterns.Of Read more about Edo kiriko Japanese drinking glassware. There are many patterns![…]

Beatutiful amber and blue/green cold sake glass cups

Japanese guinomi sake glasses of the traditional Edo-kiriko from Amazon.com   When you drink cold sake, a great glass guinomi (Japanese sake cup) would more bring out a flavor. Unlike sake cups of pottery or porcelain including Imari (Arita)-yaki, Kutani-yaki, and Hagi-yaki, it isn’t available for hot sake, of course (you can see sake cups of Imari-yaki, Kutani-yaki, Hagi-yaki from here). But they don’t have the glittering of the Edo-kiriko cut glass.      The traditional cut glass started the history in 1834. After the glass wholesaler, Kaga-ya Kyubei began to carve a glass with using emery powder in Edo (today’s Tokyo), the craftsmen of Edo-kiriko introduce the techniques from Europe Read more about Beatutiful amber and blue/green cold sake glass cups[…]

Top quality Hanashyo’s Edo-kiriko guinomi sake cups from Amazon

Most fine and elegant Japanese cut glass guinomi cups of Hanashyo       The history of Edo-kiriko started in the middle of 1800’s and the current cut glass craftsmen take over the technique. Furthermore, they improve the design by trial and error. Especially, the glassware of Hanashyo is very famous for the beautiful colors and fine carving. The Japanese government gave the wine glasses of Hanashyo to the state guests on G8 Hokkaido Toyako Summit in 2008.     Since the establishment in 1946, the Edo-kiriko company have produced the glassware focusing overseas market. That made the company more sensitive for the current of the time around the world.   Read more about Top quality Hanashyo’s Edo-kiriko guinomi sake cups from Amazon[…]

10 modern pattern Edo-kiriko glass tumblers on Amazon

The traditional but new Japanese cut glass tumblers   “Edo” was the ancient name of Tokyo. In the Edo Period (1603-1868), it was the biggest city around the world and more than a million people lived in. While the samurai (warrior) class ruled Japan at that time, the tradesmen and artisans of the town developed the unique culture. Ukiyo-e, haiku, kabuki, sumo…   The various industries grew and invented the new products. In the middle 1800’s, the glass wholesaler Kaga-ya Kyubei come up with the way of carving a glass with emery. That was the beginning of the Edo-kiriko glass.   The craftsmen of the Japanese cut glass had came Read more about 10 modern pattern Edo-kiriko glass tumblers on Amazon[…]

Let’s drink wine with the Japanese traditional Edo-kiriko glass

Get the wine glasses of the Japanese traditional cut glass from Amazon.com   The history of the Edo-kiroko glass started in 1800’s . The wholesaler of the glass Kaga-ya Kyubei in Edo invented the way of curving the glass from Europe. He used a emery for the curving. But during the Edo Period (1603-1868), there were no cut glass with colors. All of the products was clear and transparent.   The beautifully colored and various patterns of the Edo-kiriko glass showed in Meiji Period (1868-1912).    See the patterns of Edo-kiriko drinking ware   Today, there are not only the Japanese sake cups but also wine glass and rock glass of Read more about Let’s drink wine with the Japanese traditional Edo-kiriko glass[…]