Updated at 2022-04-17
Located in the Tokyo metropolitan area, Ibaraki is an essential part of Tokyo's exquisite craftsmanship culture. The factory was established in Tokyo in 1934 and moved to Ibaraki Prefecture in 1990 to preserve Kiriko techniques passed down from the Edo period. Edo Kiriko is a glass-making craft that emerged in the past century. It uses western glass-carving techniques to cut and engrave double-layered stained glass. Edo Kiriko glassware is famous for its clear and lustrous finish.
Area: 6,097.19 square kilometers
Population: Approx. 2,839,227
Main industries: Industry, agriculture, fisheries