Plates for "Wagashi" Japanese Sweets
Japanese "Wagashi" sweets are attracting attention around the world for their beautiful appearance and elegant taste. Let us introduce you to the perfect Wagashi plate for a quality tea time.
Wagashi are not only delicious, but are also called edible art because of their beautiful visual. On special occasions when you eat such Wagashi, it's better to choose the matching dish which enhances the experience. Now, let us introduce to the tableware that will guide you to the world of Wagashi. For a large group gatherings, you may wish to have a number of pieces to match the number of people at the table.
Tips for selection
- For high-grade Japanese fresh confections that are like works of art, such as "Jo-namagashi", you need something simple and beautifully outlined, like a picture frame that gently accompanie the confection.
- For casual Japanese sweets with simple colors, try something with a gorgeous pattern.
- Creating an empty space that matches the size of the Wagashi makes it more elegant.
Spoon & Fork
Tray & Placemat
Japanese Tea Items
Each series of Hirota Glass products has a unique, lovely, beautiful name.
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The word "arare" means hail. By carving fine diamond-like patterns of Kiriko (glass cutting) on the bottom of the sake carafe or sake cup, it adds a beautiful effect of hailstones falling on the poured sake.
Tsubomi and Hana
This series was created as the ultimate glass for enjoying Japanese sake. The “Tsubomi”, meaning "Bud” glass is for junmai sake, which has a rich flavor, and the “Hana” means “Flower”, glass is for sake called “Daiginjo", the most aromatic of all sake.View Items
This is one of Hirota Glass's most popular series, featuring patterns of clear glass and milky white glass. Only antique stores or Hirota Glass can offer the glassware with searing technique of milky white glass, which was popular in the Meiji and Taisho periods.
Meaning "flower bud," the products of this name are, as the name suggests, elegantly shaped like a bud of flowers. This glassware series are also combines traditional techniques and designs such as Edo Kiriko, essence of Taisho Romanticism, and “Kan-nyu” which Edo Glass technique that creates ice-like patterns.
“Chirori" is a unique Japanese tool made of tin or copper for heating sake, but Hirota Glass has created a beautiful glass version. This series is made of heat-resistant glass and can be used both hot and cold.
Means “Snow Flower”, is a Japanese word that expresses the image of snow crystals or snowdrops blooming in the snowfall. This is an emotional series made using the same molds that have been used by Hirota Glass since the Showa Period (1926-1989).
It is a Japanese word meaning "water moisture”. It is a series of glass bottles made of highly transparent glass with a pure, clear atmosphere with a unique form.
It is the name of a traditional Japanese pattern, meaning the mesh of a basket woven of bamboo, and has been an emblem to repel evil since ancient times. This product is a reproduction of an excellent piece of pressed glass (“Oshigata”) remaining from Hirota Glass's 50-year catalog.