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Glass

Glass products are one of Japan's surprisingly unknown world-class technologies that it is proud of. A Japanese glassmaker boasts a top-class market share of plate glass in the world. There is non-reflective glass as well as super thin glass that is hard to break and started a revolution in smartphone cover glass. Even crystal eyes made by Buddhist sculptors during the Edo period that give life to Buddhist statues. We close in on the cools of Japanese glass where tradition and evolution intermingle!

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