TRAVEL GUIDE NORTHEN BIWA LAKE

Kurokabe Glass Trial Class

At Kurokabe Square, there are various trial classes available. In the class, you can follow your heart and make whatever you want by converting your ideas into reality, which will remind you of your childhood. Things you make by yourself always give you a special attachment to them. Enjoy your creativity!

 

◆Trial Classes◆

*Advance booking is required for trial classes.

TEL: 0749-65-1221 (Kurokabe Trial Classes)

Online Booking: https://kurokabe.jp/

 

○Glassblowing Trial Class

You can make a tumbler or cup using glass melted at approx. 1,300 degrees. Two colors can be chosen out of 8 to make your own original pattern in the world.

Schedule: 1)10:00-*, 2)12:15-, 3)13:30-, 4)15:15-, 5)16:30-*

* Weekends & National Holidays Only

Cost: 3,500yen+tax(shipping fee excluded)

Capacity: 8 people (only open to those older than 6)

 

○Stained Glass Trial Class

You can make a useful night light, picture frame, or mirror, table lamp using a flat glass in the color you like.

Schedule: 1)10:00-, 2)13:00-, 3)15:30-

Time Needed: 90 – 120 minutes

Cost: From 3,500yen+tax

Capacity: 12 people (only open to those older than 12; Elementary students allowed when together with parents)

 

○Lampworking Trial Class

You can make earrings, a key holder, and so on by melting stick glass in the color you like.

Schedule: 1)10:00-, 2)13:30-, 3)15:30-

Time Needed: 60 minutes

Cost: 2,500yen+tax

Capacity: 4 people (only open to those older than 12)

 

○Glass Bead-making Trial Class

You can make beautiful glass bead charms in a flower pattern using a gas burner.

Schedule (Closed on Wednesday): 1)10:00-, 2)13:00-, 3)15:00-

Time Needed: 90 minutes

Cost: 3,000yen+tax

Capacity: 2 people (only open to those older than 12)

 

○Sandblasting Trial Class

You can easily make a frosted glass with a pattern using a pen and an X-Acto knife.

Schedule: 10:00 - 16:30(No reservation required)*November to March: 10:00 – 16:00

Time Needed: 90 – 120 minutes

Cost: From 1,500yen+tax

Capacity: 116 people

*A group discount is available for reservations of more than 20 people.

 

○Hand Graving Trial Class

In this class you will be using a special pen with diamonds kneaded in it to draw pictures on the glass. You can also put some messages on it.

Schedule: 1)10:00-, 2)13:00-, 3)15:30-

Time Needed: 90 – 120 minutes

Cost: 2,500yen+tax

Capacity: 8people (only open to those older than 6)

 

○Gel Candle Trial Class

You can make your own candle by putting colored glass powder and small glass objects and pouring the gel in the cup.

Schedule: 10:00 - 16:30(No reservation required)*November to March: 10:00 – 16:00

Time Needed: 30 minutes + 60 minutes for cooling

Cost: From 1,200yen+tax (Kit set) & 300yen+tax each for glass objects

Capacity: 16 people

 

○Glass Fusing Trial Class

You can make a jewelry, plate, decorative wall plate, and so on by melting the glass parts or a transfer paper on the flat glass at high temperature.

Schedule: 1)10:00-, 2)13:00-, 3)15:30-

Time Needed: 30 – 120 minutes

Cost: From 1,800yen+tax

Capacity: 6 people
Address
11-21, Motohama-cho, Nagahama-shi, Shiga
Access
[Public transportation] [By Train] 5-minute walk from Nagahama Station on JR Hokuriku Line
[By car] 10 minutes from the Hokuriku Route Nagahama Interchange
[Parking] Please use parking areas around Kurokabe Square. (Charges Apply)
Business hours
10:00~18:00
*Opening hour varies depending on the trial classes.
Price
The cost varies depending on the trial classes.
Inquiry
Kurokabe Trial Classes
Tel
0749-65-1221
Fax
0749-65-2001
Email
kurokabe@kurokabe.co.jp