• Ryukyu Glass: History and How It Is Made

    Ryukyu Glass: History and How It Is Made
    Due to the lack of resources after World War II, Okinawans utilized the empty Cola and beer bottles thrown out by the American military who occupied the island. The bottles were melted and remade into what is now famously known as Ryukyu Glass today.  Recycling and reutilizing already available resources is a part of the Okinawan way of thinking, an obvious mindset when living on an island with a limited amount of land and raw materials. This method still holds up today as it is beneficial for our earth as a whole.     
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