:Edo:is previous period of Tokyo.
:Edo Kiriko: is technique of cutting:Kiriko:
which began about 200years in Edo period.
The glasswares decorated with cutting
into their thick surface all over fascinated
the peple by the brilliant.
Since then it has been handed down as tecknique.
This ware, overlaid color on colorless clear glass and given a delicated
cutting, is created for the beatiful world woven from light and color.
We can say it is a fruit of the pursuit of beauty harmonized with contemporary
practical use, maintaining the tradition of Edo Kiriko.
These works were made by Kenji Kumakura
in Irodori Glass.
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