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Glassblowing Experience in Murata Town
Experience authentic glassblowing with a professional glass artist. First-timers are welcome!
All year round (This may change depending on the studio's schedule)
30-minutes for 1 participant; 1 hour for 2-3 participants; 2 hours for 4-6 participants.
Number of Participants
Reception: Decide the shape and color of your glass while looking at samples.
At the Studio: Instruction about how to make the glass and how to use tools.
Experience: Under the guidance of an instructor, individual participants will melt glass to 1200℃, inflate it with air, and shape it with a special tool. The finished work is placed in a kiln and gradually cooled.
The product will arrive at an address in Japan in about 1 week. Otherwise, arrange for to pick it up at the studio at a later date.
One person at a time creates an original glass or vase while being guided by the instructor. We are located a 30-minute drive from Sendai Station via the expressway, and 3 minutes from Murata IC. In Murata Town, you can experience deep nature and culture. Please enjoy it together with the glassblowing experience!
|Experience Program Name||Glassblowing Experience in Murata Town|
|Activity Location||Glass Studio Kirlo|
|Time Required||30-minutes for 1 participant; 1 hour for 2-3 participants; 2 hours for 4-6 participants.|
|Operation Period||All year round (This may change depending on the studio's schedule)|
|Start Time||10:00-16:00 Sessions accepted on the hour by reservation only (workshops are not held 12:00~13:00)|
|Minimum number of participants||2people|
|Maximum number of participants||10people|
|Reservation Deadline||1 days before by 17:00|
|About suspension of the activity||If we must cancel due to bad weather, equipment malfunction, maintenance or natural disaster, we will contact you from the studio.|
|Important notes regarding participation||For elementary school students and older (for younger participants, please inquire).|
|What is included in the price||Experience fee, materials fee (clear glass), equipment rental, consumption tax.|
|What is not included in the price||Shipping fee of completed glass.|
|Remarks regarding price||Add color to your glass (1 color＋500 yen), Shipping fee is 700 yen (in Japan).|
|Method of Payment||Pay in cash or credit card on the day.|
|About cancellations and changes||In case of cancellation, please contact by the day before.|
|Cancellation Policy||If you cancel by 1 day before the experience, no cancellation fee is charged. If cancel or no-show on the day, 100% of the experience fee will be charged.|
|Meeting Spot||82 Urushibo, Ashitate, Murata-machi, Shibata-gun, Miyagi-ken 989-1311|
|Meeting Time||Please come by the reserved meeting time.|
・3-minute drive from Tohoku Expressway Murata IC.
・30-minute drive from Sendai city.
You may be able to use the studio parking lot, however, we also have permission to use the wide parking lot at the adjacent temple (Saian-ji).
|About multi-lingual support||Japanese／English|
Basic English explanation is possible.
Glass Studio Kirlo
Glass Studio Kirlo is a private studio operated by glass artists Eiji Shiga and Sayuri Matsuda. Visitors may participate in a glassblowing experience to create their own unique souvenirs and commemorative items. We hope the beautiful surro…
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