February 21, 2014

CRAFTED IN TOKYO: Hirota Glass revisits the 1950s with Edo Kiriko tumblers

Editor's note: 
This series showcases cool and unique souvenirs made in Japan's capital of Tokyo,
 formerly known as Edo.

Hirota Glass Co. has been specializing in Edo Kiriko glass-cutting techniques 
since its establishment in 1899.

Each product is handmade by artisans using traditional skills developed in Edo
 (present-day Tokyo).