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Edo Kiriko Handcrafted Starlit Guqin Whisky Glass With Wooden Box

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Introducing the Edo Kiriko Handcrafted Starlit Guqin Whisky Glass With Wooden Box – a true masterpiece that combines artistry, tradition, and the elegance of the guqin.

Each glass is meticulously handcrafted by skilled artisans
Inspired by the intricate design of the guqin, a symbol of timeless musical harmony, this exceptional whisky glass showcases the beauty of Edo Kiriko craftsmanship. Crafted by skilled artisans with meticulous attention to detail, this glass radiates a sense of Zen and tranquillity, making it an ideal vessel for savoring your favorite spirits.
Each glass is adorned with stunning starlit patterns that shimmer like the night sky, casting a spellbinding aura that adds an extra layer of sophistication to your drinking experience. The intricate guqin strings etched into the glass resonate with the rhythm of the ancient instrument, evoking a sense of poetic beauty that enriches your every sip.

Packaged in a beautifully crafted wooden box, this whisky glass is not only a work of art but also a symbol of your refined taste. It makes for an exquisite present for a loved one or a treasured addition to your own collection.

Whether you're a connoisseur of fine spirits or simply appreciate the finer things in life, the Edo Kiriko Handcrafted Starlit Guqin Whisky Glass With Wooden Box will undoubtedly elevate your drinking experience to a higher level of luxury and culture. Embrace the elegance of the guqin and the brilliance of Edo Kiriko craftsmanship with every pour.

Craft: Edo Kiriko

1x Whisky Glass   
1x Wooden Box

Crafting Of Edo Kiriko


The artist marks simple grid lines on the glass without drawing a design to provide the plan's framework. The design grid is drawn on the glass's surface using a bamboo stick or brush with red iron oxide. Next, the baselines of the design are lightly etched using a whetstone. Relying on these fine marks and lines, the delicate patterns of Edo kiriko are created with the artisan's expertise and skills.

First cuts

The base design is cut to about three-quarters of the final width and depth. The surface of the glass is cut using a sand paste-coated metal disc rotating at high speed. Generally, emery powder with many abrasive particles is used to create the sand paste. The clear pattern border lines and the irregular patterns are cut little by little. The balance between the thickness and depth of the cut lines relies upon the artisan's years of experience, as there are no detailed sketches.


The patterns cut in the second stage are adjusted, and the surface is smoothly polished in this process. A whetstone disc, natural or artificial, is used to cut delicate patterns which cannot be created with the metal disc used in the prior process. This is the last cutting stage to complete the designs, so careful work is required not to leave any powder residue and to ensure a brilliant finish.


This is the final stage of production, and it is usually carried out on soda-lime glass (most prevalent type of glass). The opaque surface left by the third stage is returned once more to its original transparent state, with the attractive shine and sparkle typical of Edo kiriko. Chemical processing with hydrofluoric acid is also applied for high-class crystal glass. Depending on the piece, a variety of different polishing discs are used, such as paulownia wood discs, willow wood discs, hair brush discs, and belt discs. The final work is polished by applying water and polishing powders to obtain a glittering finish, while fine sections are polished with a cloth or a brush. To complete the final polishing, a cloth buffing disc is used to bring out the sparkle and shine of the cut glass.