We visited "Studio Kasho" of Mr. Yoshitaka Tajima, a glass artist who lives in Fukui prefecture, and asked him about the characteristics and usage of glass pens, his main product. He also showed us how to make a pen tip, which is the most important process that affects the usability of a glass pen.
Mr. Yoshitaka Tajima talking
Soda glass pens with colorful decorations
Hard glass pens characterized by lightness and durability
Mr. Tajima creating a pen tip with an oxygen burner