Glass Studio Ark Direct shop of A3 International
All kind of lampworking tools and supplies
Lampwork Workshop, Class, Rental Studio

You can test or check every kind of tools, torch, machine from A3 International . Also you can purchase pyrex, Moretti(effetre), Satake, and so on. Clik here to check our tools This is entrance of Glass Studio Ark
Open 10:00 to 18:00
Closed on Thursday.

There are ventilation hood above Hex table. Each person have one spot light.
We have 2 of hex table that can fit six people. we have 12 of air burner, and 12 of oxgen torches,
and 1 small kiln, and 2 of hex big kiln with 6 flip up door. so that each person can use kiln.

Workshop, Class, Rental studio
Experiment workshop
For tourist, we offer experiment of making glass bead.
It takes about 15-20min. to make and about 1 house to cool down.
After making bead, you can make glass jewelly with the bead .
$16/per person including Material (glass rod)
From 10 years old to 70 years old.

For people making glass bead as a hobby, you can try 4 hours class.
Every other week ends (Sat & Sun) at Glass Studio Ark, we have a class for making Japanese style bead by Satake Glass.
We use Japanese Torch and Satake Glass.
Fee $100/day (about 4 hours) including Material (glass rod).

Private lesson
We offer private lesson. Bring us picture or book that you want to make.
We will teach you how to make it.
1 day - $180/one person, $220/two people
Material about $20/per person

If you like to make your piece in Japan, we can rent our studio, Please contact us.

If you are visiting Japan and like to do workshop , please contact us. we can talk about it.

contact Fax 81(Japan code) 075-921-7912
* There are 8 hours difference between Japan and USA, so please use e-mail or fax.

MAP and Contact

Glass StudioArk

To vist our studo,

From JR Kyoto
Take JR line to Osaka, get off at Katsuragawa station.
It is about 12min. from station to our studio

From Hankyu Kawaramachi
Take train to Osaka, get off at Rakusaiguchi Station.
It about 6 min. from station to our studio

TEL/FAX .075-921-7912
Handy phone 090-2193-2548
Address  #7-32, Hachitanda,Terado-cho,
      Muko-machi, Kyoto-fu, 617-0002
e-mail : ovalvwbus(at)
      *please change (at) to @

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