Intricate Camera Lens Drinking Glasses

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Canon, the camera company, is teaming up with a local Japanese artisan craftswoman to create some really interesting drinking glasses inspired by camera lenses.

These are extremely cool looking and would make for excellent whiskey glasses to show off back home.

Edo Kiriko, the method of cut glass used to produce these glasses, is an offshoot of Satsuma Kiriko, a type of cut glass craft that dates back to the mid-1800s. When the craft was almost completely wiped out due to several wars…” (Spoon&Tamago)

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This blurb is from the October 12th, 2020 issue of TokyoSpark titled "Camera Lens Drinking Glasses, Made-in-Japan Goods, and "Little Brooklyn" Ramen".