Japanese Fishing Float Factory Tour with Christina Sawka of Reverse.Gem

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Japanese Fishing Float Factory Tour with Christina Sawka of Reverse.Gem

Join Christina Sawka from Reverse.Gem on a tour through the Asahara Glass Factory in Japan. You will learn about the history of glass floats that came from this factory 100 years ago, along with a demo on how floats are created and rope nets are attached.

This presentation was part of the Beachcombing Holiday Festival on November 27, 2021. You can watch all the Festival videos in one place on YouTube.

Videos and presentations were made possible by our Marketplace Exhibitors, members of Beachcombing Club, and by our Presenters who generously shared their time to take us on their beachcombing adventures, share their expertise, and show some of their collections.

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Christina Sawka Reverse.Gem

Christina Sawka

Japanese Fishing Floats

Australian born, Philippine raised, and now living in Japan, Christina has always loved the beach and all the gems it has to offer. With her beachcombing love in Japan, she continues to learn about Japanese maritime antiques, glass and pottery design, and history. She is the founder of Reverse.Gem, a coastal lifestyle brand with a passion for beachcombing solutions. Articles ›

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