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Ao no Utakata Container / Yuko Sekino

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The ”Utakata” series captures the expression of countless glass bubbles, resembling the crystallized bubbles. The name "Utakata" translates to "fleeting" or "transient" in Japanese. These transparent and soft blue vessels evoke a scene reminiscent of snow piling up and blue peonies gracefully melting within the glass, as if these pieces capture such fleeting moments in crystalline form. While this container quietly graces any display, it also possesses a captivating quality, drawing people in with its allure.

  • Area: Tanba, Hyogo Prefecture
  • Artist: Yuko Sekino
  • Material: Glass
  • Size: φ87 x H90mm
  • This product comes with paper box.
  • Only available in Singapore.
Crafted By

Yuko Sekino
Born in Osaka, glass artist Yuko Sekino is currently based in Tamba and co-founded the glass blowing studio “Sorte Glass” with her husband, Ryo Sekino. Yuko emphasizes utility over decorative art. She aims to create objects that carve out meaningful moments for users within their living spaces. With her keen eye for expressing beautiful forms through the techniques she has mastered, she aspires to incorporate spontaneous expressions through bubbles.

Care Instructions

- This product is designed to be a delicate structure. Please handle it very carefully. Scratches will make the glassware prone to breakage. Avoid hitting against any hard objects.
- For your own safety, do not use any item that is scratched or cracked.
- Do not place the product on an unstable surface. Make sure to use it on a flat surface. Sudden temperature and air pressure changes may cause the product to break or shatter. Avoid using it in a bathroom or around the fire.

Shipping & Delivery

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Pickup available at 24 Duxton Hill, Singapore 089607.
Usually ready in 2 hours.

Ao no Utakata Container / Yuko Sekino
Ao no Utakata Container / Yuko Sekino
Ao no Utakata Container / Yuko Sekino

Frequently Asked Questions

Where are the products made?

All products are made in various areas and prefectures across Japan. HULS Gallery Singapore curates and presents a collection of fine crafts from across Japan, each with a unique heritage and expression, collectively highlighting Japan's distinctive appreciation of beauty.

Is there any physical store in Singapore?

Yes, we have 3 locations in Singapore.

Duxton Hill - Flagship
24 Duxton Hill, Singapore 089607.
11:00 - 19:00 (Monday - Saturday and excluding Public Holidays)

Millenia Walk
9 Raffles Blvd #01-36/37, Singapore 039596.
11:00 - 20:00 (Daily)

Takashimaya Department Store, B1, Japanese Tableware Section

What are the shipping charges?

1. Local Shipping (Standard)

The shipping fee is SGD10.00 (up to 2kgs) and free shipping for purchase over SGD300 & above.
Please note that this applies to local shipping only.

2. Local Shipping (Express)

The shipping fee is SGD25.00 (up to 20kgs). For purchase over SGD300 & above, you may enjoy a special rate of SGD15.00 for express shipping.
Please note that this applies to local shipping only.

When can I receive my order?

1. Local Shipping (Standard)

Upon receiving your order, please allow us 1-3 business days to prepare the shipment. Your order should arrive within 3-5 business days.

2. Local Shipping (Express)

To secure delivery on next day, please place your order before 2pm and choose express shipping. For orders made by 4pm between Monday to Friday, we will schedule delivery on the next day. For orders made on Sundays and Public Holidays, the earliest delivery will be on the following business day.

Mode of express shipment: Lalamove

Is there an option for self-collection?

Yes, you may opt for self-collection for your ordered items at Duxton Hill gallery.

Once you proceed to checkout the items in your cart, you will be guided to the payment page. In the delivery method section, please choose the "Pick up" option. We will send you an email notification as soon as the item is ready for pickup.

Upon your arrival at the gallery, kindly provide your name and order number for verification purposes.

Can you gift wrap my order?

For products that come with a box, you may choose ribbon wrapping (+SGD1) or mizuhiki wrapping (+SGD2).