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Akiu Glass Blowing Experience at Glass Studio Gen
Make your own original sparkling glass in Akiu town, Sendai! Step inside the studio and feel the heat to experience the daily life of a glass blower!
All year round. (※There are irregular/temporary closed days.)
About 30 minutes per person
Number of Participants
Enjoy a rare experience where the owner, who is active as one of the leading kaleidoscope glassblowers in Japan, teaches you a private glassblowing lesson! The instructor makes sure you are safe while he points out suggestions to make your own original art even more beautiful.
You can choose from a variety of designs such as cups, bowls, single-flower vases, and wind chimes, also you can choose from 20 colors.
Target: Participants should be 5 years old or older (those under 13 years old should be accompanied by a guardian)
① In the studio, decide the design and color you want to make while looking at the samples.
② Move to the studio and receive a lecture on the work process and how to use the tools.
③ Experience blowing glass! Use your breath to blow into the glass.
④ Mold the glass using a special instrument.
From this point, leave your creation with the glass artist.
⑤ Cool the glass overnight in a slow cooling furnace.
* The finished product can be picked up from 10:00 the next day, or can also be mailed within Japan.
|Experience Program Name||Akiu Glass Blowing Experience at Glass Studio Gen|
|Activity Location||Glass Studio Gen|
|Time Required||About 30 minutes per person|
|Operation Period||All year round. (※There are irregular/temporary closed days.)|
|Start Time||Reception: 10:00~16:00|
|Minimum number of participants||1people|
|Maximum number of participants||5people|
|Reservation Deadline||5 days before by 16:00|
|What is included in the price||Materials fee, experience fee.|
|What is not included in the price||Delivery charge (if shipping).|
|Method of Payment||Please pay cash on the day.|
|About cancellations and changes||If you wish to cancel or change your reservation, please contact us immediately.|
|Cancellation Policy||Day before: 50％|
Same day or no show: 100％
|Meeting Spot||18 Biwaharanishi, Yumoto, Akiu-machi, Taihaku-ku, Sendai-shi, Miyagi-ken 982-0241|
|Meeting Time||Please come by the start time.|
20-minute drive from Tohoku Expressway "Sendai-Minami IC"
＜By Public Transportation＞
11-minutes by car from JR Ayashi Station (Sensan Line)
Free parking for two cars.
|About multi-lingual support||Japanese／English|
Glass Studio Gen
"Glass Studio Gen" is located at the entrance of Akiu Onsen town. Genyo Sato is one of the top kaleidoscope glass blowers in Japan. “Gen” is proud to be able to open the glass studio in his hometown of Akiu, where he offers glass-blowing e…
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