image Glass bowl with silk thread-like line design.

Glass bowl with silk thread-like line design.

Masao Adachi

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    L28.0 W35.0 H9.0



Whetstones or diamond wheels of various shapes are attached to a rotating grinder and pressed against the outside of a glass vessel to create geometric design or curves. The finishing touches are put on the design with a fine whetstone, then it is polished and is complete. Famous styles include Edo kiriko and Satsuma kiriko.


Masao Adachi

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  • / Full member, Japan Kogei Association

Glass bowls with silk yarn patterns While applying the facet technique, swaying silk fiber patterns are daringly carved freehand to give the illusion of softness to the exquisitely beautiful gl・・・

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