WORKSHOP

GLASS STUDIO

吹きガラス体験 吹きガラス体験

Glassblowing Experience

1 point (up to 2 colors) ¥ 4,000 (tax excluded)

You will learn basic techniques of shaping hot molten glass and glassblowing process from our instructor and create your original cup and small vase.

  • Timerequired : Approximately30minutes -
  • You can pick up your works after 10:30am on the next day
  • Target age : Elementary School Students or older
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とんぼ玉作り とんぼ玉作り

Dragonfly Ball Making

1 point ¥ 1,500 / 3 points ¥ 3,800 (tax excluded)

You will create beautiful dragonfly balls by melting assorted color glass sticks. Your original straps, necklaces and barrettes can be perfect handmade souvenirs.

  • Time required: Approximately 30 minutes for 1 item, 1 hour for 3 items
  • You can pick up your works 1 hour later.
  • Target age : Elementary School Students or older
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マドラー作り マドラー作り

Muddler Making

1 point ¥ 2,000 (tax excluded)

You will process hard heat-resistant glass with special tools and make a muddler by coloring on clear glass with various patterns and shapes.

  • Timerequired : Approximately30minutes -
  • You can pick up your works 1 hour later.
  • Target age : Junior High School Students or older
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サンドキャスト サンドキャスト

Sand Casting

1 point ¥ 3,800 (tax excluded)

Create a paperweight by pouring glass into a mold. The mold can be made by pressing your hand or anything moldable into the sand. This would be a memorable item for your child’s growth (or for your pet).

  • Timerequired : Approximately30minutes -
  • You can pick up your works 1 hour later.
  • Target age : For all ages
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サンドブラスト サンドブラスト

Sandblasting

1 point ¥ 1,800 (material fee ¥ 300 - / tax excluded)

Using technique of sandblasting, you will create opaque glass patterns on glasses and plates. As no blazing process is involved, even small children can enjoy with no danger.

  • Time required: Approximately 1 hour -
  • You can pick up your works in 10 minutes
  • Target age : For all ages
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切子体験 切子体験

Kiriko (Cut Glass) Experience

1 point ¥ 2,700 (material fee ¥ 500 - / tax excluded)

Apply simple patterns of lines or flowers to a Sake cup or a glass.First, you will practice making on a plate glass using a draft drill, then choose your favorite item and try it for the real. Beginners are welcome.

  • Timerequired: Approximately1.5hour
  • You can bring your works right after the experience.
  • Target age : Junior High School Students or older
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POTTERY STUDIO

絵付け 絵付け

Painting

1 point ¥ 1,800 (material fee ¥ 300 - / tax excluded)

You can paint on ready-made pieces of pottery such as cups, teacups, and plates with your favorite colors. Painting with a brush, even small children can enjoy the experience.

  • Time required: Approximately 30 minutes to 1 hour
  • The pieces you create will be delivered to your home 1 to 1.5 month later.
  • Target age : Elementary School Students or older
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七宝焼 七宝焼

Cloisonne

1 point ¥ 2000 (metal fittings ¥ 100 - / tax excluded)

Select ready-made parts of accessaries such as brooches and pendant tops and apply your favorite glaze. Enjoy observing the firing process of the glaze gradually melting down in the kiln.

  • Time required: Approximately 30 minutes to 1 hour
  • You can pick up your works 1 to 2 hours later.
  • Target age : Elementary School Students or older
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手びねり 手びねり

Hand Forming

1 point ¥ 3,000 (material fee ¥ 300 - / tax excluded)

Create your own piece while enjoying the feel of soil and its temperature. Our instructor will dry out, glaze, and fire your piece, and deliver the finished items to your home. Even small children can enjoy the experience.

  • Time required: Approximately 1 hour -
  • The pieces you create will be delivered to your home 2 to 3 months later.
  • Target age : Elementary School Students or older
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電動ろくろ 電動ろくろ

Electric Pottery Wheel

Basic charge ¥ 3,000 - (tax excluded)

up to 11 cm: ¥900 / up to 14 cm: ¥1,200 / up to 21 cm: ¥1,800 / bigger than 21 cm: ¥2,800

You will make your own pottery on a turning pottery wheel with your hands and tools. Enjoy the feel for the heavy clay smoothly stretching in its soft touch on turning pottery wheel. Our instructor will dry out, glaze, and fire your piece, and deliver the finished items to your home.

  • Timerequired: Approximately1.5hour
  • The pieces you create will be delivered to your home 2 to 3 months later.
  • Target age : Elementary School Students or older
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INDIGO STUDIO

絵付け 絵付け

Indigo Experience (one dip)

1 point ¥ 1,500 (material fee ¥ 300 - / tax excluded)

You can experience making your original items by dipping (single dyeing) the material into natural indigo dye. You will enjoy indigo shades as a cloudless blue sky.

  • Time required: Approximately 30 minutes to 1 hour
  • The receipt of the finished items: On the day if you can dry them by yourself or the next day
  • * If you take home on the day, the finish items will be handed over in wet condition.

In case you bring our own materials:
Enjoy renewing your favorite items with indigo dyeing.
You can enjoy a sustainable dyeing experience with your own items.
*The items must be clean.

  • Additional cost:
  • Handkerchiefs, mini towels, masks +100 yen
  • Hand towels, Washcloths +150 yen
  • Face towels +300 yen
  • T-shirts, shirts +500 yen
  • Other than the above (the cost depends on the weight) 10g 100 yen-
  • Please be sure to check the following details before the experience.
  • * You may not dip certain materials which are difficult to dye such as synthetic fibers and other special materials, or unclean items.
  • * Once dyed, the material cannot be undone to its original. As the dyeing substance is natural, the color tone may change.
  • * After dyeing, original invisible stains may become visible.
  • * Indigo will gradually fade after dyeing. When washing, please separate them from other laundry, and avoid mixing them with items in light colors.
  • *Some material may shrink due to dyeing
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Workshop Reservations / Inquiries

tel : 0287-78-7833
mail : desk@nikissimo.co.jp

Business hours 10:30 – 18:00 (reception until 17:30)

* Please contact us as there may be changes of schedule depending on the season and events.