Glass House in the Forest is a studio and shop where people can come to witness Ryukyuan artisans create glassware. Not only do they get to see this phenomenon firsthand, visitors also get to try it out at the Ryukyu Glass Workshops. There is also a store where people can pick and choose among over 200 variegated kinds of vitreous creations. The workshops cost JPY1300 for student/groups and JPY1500 for general admission.
Owners of Portriver Market believe the the concept of living the good life, and the products that we use daily have a keen role to play in that. Be it attractive decor or good food, all of that counts to for a pleasant mind and happy life. Thus, the shop sells attractive earthenware, porcelain ware, products made of Ryukyu glass, to name a few. They also have cosmetics and jewelery, and food products and drinks that are all natural and organic. The boutique-like setting renders a very homespun ambience to the shop, and the shopping experience is an intimate one.