Ryukyu Glass Craft

Travel Guide - Ryukyu Glass Craft

Information

Ryukyu Glass Craft is the largest glass factory in Okinawa.
Located near Himeyuri-no-Tou monument, the cullet-covered facility exhibits beautiful hand-made glass crafts created by contemporary master craftsmen.
The shop inside sells housewares and accessories and you can see their making process in the factory.
You can also try making your original glass crafts at the workshop (reservation required).

Opening Hours

  • 9:00 - 18:00

Closed

  • No closing days

Access / Public Transport

  • 15 minutes from Itoman Rotary by the #82 or #108 bus. Get off at Namihira Iriguchi Bus stop.

Address / Location

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Total Okinawa @totalokinawa - 2020-12-23
Ryukyu glass making is a relatively new Okinawan craft compared to bingata dying and ceramics. Around the start of… https://t.co/PNln29A8Uz
Shokunin.com @shokunincomen - 2020-10-26
Ryukyu glass is one of the most popular traditional craft goods produced in Okinawa Prefecture. The functional, ine… https://t.co/XRWOP1EZ93
ZenBird @ZenbirdMedia - 2020-03-24
Vehicle glass is treated with special chemicals that makes it hard to recycle. This traditional Okinawan craft is h… https://t.co/L2DEJN9wvk
ZenBird @ZenbirdMedia - 2020-02-24
This is how a traditional craft can be a part of a circular economy, and in this case, glass window to tableware!… https://t.co/q4LDqQucZD
Connie Handscomb @Peepsqueak - 2020-01-18
Ryukyu: a type of handmade glass craft distinct to the island of Okinawa [Japan] ; c. late 1860s ~>… https://t.co/yAkTqiIvfo
PocketPuppy1970 @pocketpuppy1970 - 2019-09-08
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青梅時間 @ometime00 - 2019-04-30
We introduce a craftwoman AIKO HIRAIWA, who lives in Ome, and her works. She uses recycled glass, rebirth new glas… https://t.co/HcNguDUHX5
Spoon & Tamago @Johnny_suputama - 2019-01-25
A stunning collection of accessories made from Ryukyu Glass, a fascinating craft influenced by the course of history https://t.co/4q6VgzBLDg
Spoon & Tamago @Johnny_suputama - 2019-01-25
Artisans decided to use these for their craft, which resulted in unique colors. The recycling process also created… https://t.co/VZ2YsXHHxj
Spoon & Tamago @Johnny_suputama - 2019-01-25
Ryukyu Glass was a glassblowing craft indigenous to Okinawa that originated in the late 1860s. But when WWII broke… https://t.co/GOcKHUcTen
Spoon & Tamago @Johnny_suputama - 2019-01-25
So in a sense, Ryukyu Glass is a combination of Japanese craft and American culture that got mixed up in the course of history
Spoon & Tamago @SpoonTamago - 2019-01-25
Ryukyu glass is a fascinating craft from Okinawa, greatly influenced by the course of history
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mmmsumo @muunn886984 - 2018-05-29
@roesselgb3 This obidome is the Ryukyu glass. It is one of the most typical craft arts in Okinawa. I’ve been collecting obidomes too.
Masterpiece of Japan @JapanTraCul - 2018-04-20
Traditional Ryukyu Glass, Light Blue with Bubbles

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smellykelley @smellykelley - 2017-12-27
Glass-blowing experience #okinawa #smithsgotojapan @ Ryukyu Glass Craft https://t.co/8vOM4Ic4g7
Erin Guzowski @RedLightzz - 2017-06-21
Where they make the famous Ryukyu Glass 🥂. @ Ryukyu Glass Craft https://t.co/ZeLv2jkj5Q
CCCIJ @Czech_Chamber - 2016-12-11
Meeting with partners Ryukyu Glass Craft in Okinawa. Partners from Czech were happy and we will continue our partne… https://t.co/Ujt9pCKuMj
AKADAMA JAPAN @akadamajapan - 2016-10-30
Ryukyu Glass is the special craft in Okinawa. The brilliance color of red, blue and green.Drink Okinawan liquor'Awa… https://t.co/7NK70TJjXd
M. Kei @kujakupoet - 2016-09-21
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Ryukyu News Links @dlryukyu - 2015-11-14
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Ryukyu News Links @dlryukyu - 2015-11-14
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Ryukyu News Links @dlryukyu - 2015-11-13
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Ryukyu News Links @dlryukyu - 2015-11-13
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Ryukyu News Links @dlryukyu - 2015-09-25
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Ryukyu News Links @dlryukyu - 2015-09-24
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Ryukyu News Links @dlryukyu - 2015-09-23
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Ryukyu News Links @dlryukyu - 2015-09-22
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Ryukyu News Links @dlryukyu - 2015-09-22
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Ryukyu News Links @dlryukyu - 2015-09-22
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Ryukyu News Links @dlryukyu - 2015-09-21
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