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The Meaning and Effects of Brown Glass Beads: Handmade lamp work beads from Japan.

- Before we delve into the explanation of the meaning and effects, let's introduce brown glass beads handmade in Japan, Osaka.


The serene amber color is one of the most precious hues, and in recent years, it has become a staple in the world of fashion, known for its exceptional compatibility with brown and beige-themed outfits.


Lampwork glass beads, known as Tonbo beads in Japan, are created by blending milky white glass with amber-colored glass known as "Chasuki." They represent the color brown, symbolizing a connection to the earth and nature, signifying harmony and stability.


In the world of glass artistry, "Suki" means "transparency."


For easy recollection, Osaka tondo artist Takashi Hirose has given them the contemporary name "Cotton Brown."


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Brown is a symbol of harmony, comfort, and tranquility. Tonbo glass beads, handmade glass crafts, have a composite meaning and effect distinct from natural gemstones, as believed since ancient times.


Around 30% of those who purchase Studio WAZA Tonbo jewelry are men. Unisex in nature, the brown beads have gained popularity among men for traditional Japanese accessories.


Meaning and Effects of- Handmade Lampwork Glass Beads

Tondos, known in English as lampwork glass beads, are created using the technique of burner work or lampwork, where glass is melted with high-temperature flames. It is believed that the power of fire, harnessed by human intent, imparts creativity, vitality, and potential.


Furthermore, brown Tonbo glass beads are sometimes used as protective charms with heartfelt prayers for physical safety and well-being.


Osaka Tonbo beads artist Takashi creates glass beads, facing the flames while crafting them, with the hope of bringing happiness to their future owners. To all those who choose my lampwork glass beads, may good fortune come your way!



For the meanings and effects of other Osaka lampwork glass beads, please click the photos below.

Please visit my glass jewelry shop from the link below.


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