Updated at 2022-03-23
Glasswork has a relatively short history in Japan. However, infused with Japanese craftsmanship, Japanese glasswork has evolved into a unique art form, distinct from western styles. An experienced glassmaker created this glass ornament under temperatures over thousand degrees celsius. Glassmaking is hugely complex, and procedures can be broadly categorized into parison processing, blowing, cooling and picking, cutting, grinding, refining, and final inspection.
Agreement date: August 9, 2016
Area: 5,157.57 square kilometers
Population: Approx. 6,259,000
Main industry: Agriculture, Fisheries, Commerse, and Industry