Traditional Glass Carving Experience in Tokyo

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Overview

Price
From  4,850 ~
Our Rating
  4.3

Edo Kiriko is a traditional Tokyo craft that consists of carving intricate patterns into glass, and you can experience it firsthand during this immersive course held in a studio located within walking distance of Asakusa’s Senso-ji Temple and Tokyo Skytree. Surrounded by Tokyo’s past and future, it’s the perfect place to learn about an art that has been thriving in Japan’s capital for well over 150 years.

Why We Recommend This

  • The Edo Kiriko workshops are limited to a handful of participants at a time, giving you a more intimate experience and ensuring the instructor’s undivided attention.
  • Get a chance to work with a Japanese artform that dates back to 1834 and has been recognized as a traditional craftwork and an official traditional handicraft of Tokyo and Japan, respectively.
  • After a carving explanation and demonstration, participants will get to choose from various available patterns and carve along the bottom and sides of their own glasses.
  • There are no age restrictions for this course. Participants of all ages are welcome.
  • Participants get to keep their finished glasses as souvenirs. Shipping is also available for an additional fee.

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Location

2-1-14, Kaminarimon, Taito-ku, Tokyo

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