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Karai Kannyu
Karai Kannyu
Karai Kannyu
Karai Kannyu
Karai Kannyu
Karai Kannyu
Karai Kannyu
Karai Kannyu

Available in 2 Colors, Historic Tokyo Design Glassware by Hirota Glass

Karai Kannyu

DGKARA-22

Regular price $ 80.00 Sale

Karai Series 

The marvelous handmade Karai series turmbler reveals a soft and graceful form like a flower bud. Its shape, with a wide base and narrow rim enhances the nose of wine and whiskey and the floral scents of sake and iced tea. Karai is made by a Japanese traditional technique honed by Hirota family craftworks, made over generations of care. Each Karai  enjoys its own individual uniqueness of color and pattern. There are two colors available, amber and clear. Each shows the beauty of Japanese kannyu, in which cracked patterns in glassware are intentional, making no two pieces the same. Each Karai Kannyu comes in its own elegant custom wood box, making this glassware the perfect gift. The Karai series embodies the Japanese concept of wabi-sabi as well, turning a beautiful and functional glass into an object of philosophical appreciation.

    Authentic Tokyo Glassware

    Made with only the finest materials by highly skilled artisans in Tokyo, Hirota Glass has excelled in making the most beautiful glass tableware. Founded in 1899 by Kinta Hirota in Kinshi, Sumida ward, Tokyo, Hirota Glass has established itself as one of the pioneers of Japanese glassware. Now the company is under the 4thgeneration glassmaker, Tatsuro Hirota, and has evolved its own signature style through harmonizing traditional European glass techniques with Japanese artistry. Hirota Glass stays true to its classic designs and influences dating back to the pre-war period, continuing to push hand-crafted glass to its artistic limits.


    • Size: 3.4” diameter x 3.7” high | 8.7 cm diameter x 9.5 cm high
    • Weight: 5.4 oz | 150 g
    • Capacity: 10 fl oz | 300 ml

      Material: Glass
      Producer: Hirota Glass
      Origin: Tokyo, Japan

      Usage and Care

      • This product should NOT be placed in microwave, ovens, freezers, dishwashers or on a naked flame. 
      • Hand wash only.
      • Glass is very fragile. Please handle it gently and carefully. In the case of breakage, take care not to incur injury.
      • Avoid any sharp temperature change on the product, as it could cause cracking (a heat of 40 degrees will cause breakage).
      • Scratched, cracked or chipped glassware may cause breakage. In such cases, please do not use the product.
      • Please wash with a soft sponge. Some cleaners could make a scratch on the glass and cause damage.

      Domestic Orders

      • Usually ships out in-stock items within 3 business days of order.
      • We use FedEx, USPS Priority Mail, or USPS First Class Mail to ship our products, depending on the size and weight of the package.
      • Read about the shipping information and terms in our Customer Service Page.
      • Free shipping with purchase of $375 or more! (Within Continental US only. Total purchase amount to qualify excludes free shipping offer items.)

      International Orders

      • Usually ship out in-stock within 5 business days of order.
      • We use USPS Priority Mail International for international shipping.
      • We do not accept any returns for international orders. Any additional charges (including but not limited to import tax, custom fees, VAT, brokerage charge) that might incur after the order lands in the destination country must be borne by the recipient.
      • Read about the shipping information and terms in our Customer Service Page.