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At Ryukyu glass kirameki kono, you can make your own ryukyu glass! You need a reservatioon in advance.
- Phone number0989-64-5331
- AreaOnna village
- ParkingBus：5 lots Car：5 lots
- TagTraditional craftsField tourmaking glassesMaking experienceSouvenirKunigami
- Hours9:00～18:00（The last entry is 17:30）
Since you are visiting Okinawa, you should visit Kirameki kobo and make your own Ryukyu glass! People made Ryukyu glass before the WWⅡ, some people brought some technique to make Ryukyu glass from mainland Japan. when you make Ryukyu glass, you can't make the exact same glass, so every glass is the only one in the world. Some tourist visit Okinawa to make Ryukyu glass. If you have chance to visit, you should definately try making your own Ryukyu glass!
Popular Bumpy Ryukyu glass
If you want to make a Bumpy Ryukyu glass, it is additional 525yen and you can also paint your glass. It is a good glass for drinking Sake Awamori. It is a best souvenir to remind Okinawa. This glass changes the color from the angle you see and shines different.
At the shop, you can also get Ryukyu glass at reasonable price. Wine glass, muddler, small bowl, all is going to be a good souvenir! There are many beautiful desingns and the air bubble quality is just amazing.
Ryukyu glass kirameki kobo
Ryukyu glass kirameki kobo is located in Onna village southern part of Okinawa. When you hear Ryukyu glass, you may think you can get them at Naha airport but you may not know that the same glass doesn't exist. At Ryukyu glass kirameki kobo, there are many glasses to choose and all the glaass are made from only just hand, not machine.
At Ryukyu glass kirameki kobo, there are many ryukyu glass art works including the famous Ryukyu glass craftman "Ikemiyagi Yoshirou"artworks. He received the "modern master-hand" prize and some exhibitions in Okinawa too. also he is a traditional craftman. During the summer time, Many tourists visit Kirameki kobo and it will be crowded. sometimes you can't make a reservation. When you make the Ryukyu glass, the making place will be super hot so it's recomended to bring some clothes to change.
You will be sweaty within 5 minutes. Here you can make your own mini cask glass, vase, shotglass, rockglass, small bowl, bumpy ryukyu glass, and ashtray. Also , these are sold at the shop if you don't make, you can still get them. You may think making Ryukyu glass is hard, but attentive staff will teach you very gently, so you don't have to worry about it. It is about 15 minutes to make, But you will feel like 1 minutes as atime flies. The glass after you made, it will be cool down. You can get it the next day, or you can get it via mail. For shipping your glass is 1,150yen for shipping to Japan. It will be a best guift you will ever get to remind the trips and memories of Okinawa.
Ryukyu glass Kirameki kobo Information
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Postcode: 3111 Yamada Onna village Kunigami Okinawa
It takes about 50 minutes from Naha airport
It takes 10 minutes from Renaissance resort hotel mae bus stop
Open year around
mini caska glass
Original bumpy glass
mini shot glass
※Group is more than 5 people
How to pay
The shipping to Japan is at a flat rate of 1,150yen
Reservation is available
Reservation on the day is avalable：May not be able to make a reservation when it's crowded
You are not allowed to smoke in non smorking area
A little advise from Churashima travel
|A brief comment||
It is a best souvenir! There are many Ryukyu glass art works are available at the store.
During the summer time, It's recomended to make a reservation in advance.
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