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Red lamp work glass beads: The meanings and effects.

- Before explaining the meanings and effects, I will introduce the red Osaka Tonbo beads (lamp work beads).

This rich wine red, known in Japanese as "Kin Aka (Gold Red)", contains a lot of gold. Therefore, it is much more expensive than any other color. Gold red is a special color not only in the world of lamp work glass, but also in the world of cut-glass art.

Not only is the material expensive, but it is also very difficult to create, it is a color that only high-skilled craftsmen can make.

Actually, if only golden red glass is used to make lampwork beads, the color will look too dark. So, in Studio WAZA, I'm devising to put gold red glass over the white glass.

Red is a popular accessory color all year round. You can use it for a stylish look, such as using it as a red accent color with a simple black dress.

- What does wine red symbolize as a color?

Red symbolizes passion, love, and strength. Lampwork beads are handmade glass crafts, not natural stones. Since ancient times, it has been believed that lampwork bead has multiple meanings and effects, slightly different from natural stones which are called power stones.

Red is a popular color for gifts for events like Christmas and birthdays. In the StudioWAZA shop, wine red and pink are often purchased by men as gifts for women. It's often said that red is the color of love and passion.

Politicians often wear red ties to show strength and blue ties to show sincerity. This color psychology can be used by women too. When you want to bring out your inner strength, like when you are going out in front of a crowd, how about wearing a red accessory?

- Meaning and effects as lamp work glass beads

Lamp work beads are made by a technique called lamp work and burner work, which melts glass with a high temperature flame. It is said to give creativity, vitality and possibility because the power of fire is used and formed by human intention.

Not only that, it has been believed since ancient times that sparkling glass has the power to ward off evil spirits, and has been used as a talisman and amulet.

The StudioWAZA artist Takashi makes lamp work beads facing the flames while wishing for the happiness of the future owner. I hope good luck will come to everyone who chose my lamp work glass jewelry!

Click the pictures below to see the meanings and effects of other colors of Osaka Tonbo dama beads.

To purchase Takashi's jewelry, please use the link to the online shops below.


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