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Edo Kiriko is a method of glass cutting that involves clear colors and geometric patterns. A practice that dates back to the Edo Period, this style is celebrated to this day with the glassware products popular both in Japan and abroad. Learn the basics of making this intricate design and bring home a gorgeous souvenir of your trip to Japan.

Latest reviews of Edo Kiriko

Outstanding experience!

2020/03/09 Solo Travelers Sarah

Edo Kiriko dates back to 1836 and was recognized as a traditional Tokyo craft in 1985.

Using clear or colored glass, artisans sketch a design and use a grinder to cut intricate patterns (including flowers, leaves, bam... more

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1 hour to learn the process, but a lifetime to master.

2020/03/01 Solo Travelers Jay

Looking at the finished products you will have no idea how this process is performed. The instructor explained everything clearly and helped me create a one of a kind souvenir. I have a new appreciation for the symmetry ... more

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Fun class

2019/02/18 Friends Ozaki

We had a wonderful experience at this glass cutting class. It is not as easy as it looks. We now have a greater appreciation for beautiful glasses or plates that have been cut by masters. I would recommend this class. It... more

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Family activity experiencing Japanese craft

2018/12/23 Families with Young Children Anonymous

We enjoyed this though it was a bit difficult for my kids (7 and 10). The instructor seemed uncomfortable with children. Still, overall an interesting and fun experience with cool take home souvenirs.

Fun morning activity

2018/06/25 Couples AJT

Fun and unique chance to experience a traditional Japanese craft and walk away with a personal souvenir. Would happily do it again.

Perfect souvenir to end a visit to Tokyo

2018/04/16 Families Mrs L from Surrey

When you have done and seen everything on your ‘must do’ list in Tokyo, this is the perfect way to create your own momento of your visit.

The instructor was patient and knowledgeable about what is required to make yo... more

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Edo Kiriko (Craft Workshops), Tokyo tours & activities, fun things to do in Tokyo | VELTRA
Edo Kiriko is a method of glass cutting that involves clear colors and geometric patterns. A practice that dates back to the Edo Period, this style is celebrated to this day with the glassware products popular both in Japan and abroad. Learn the basics of making this intricate design and bring home a gorgeous souvenir of your trip to Japan.