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Preciosa
Moser
PRECIOSA DEVELOPS THE TRADITION OF
MASTER GLASSMAKERS
The production of crystal glass is a traditional Czech industry
with a three-century history.
The Preciosa
company
(Jindřišská 19, Prague 1,
) continues this
craft heritage with great success, specializing in luxurious
crystal jewellery and opulent chandeliers and lighting
fixtures, which adorn the interiors of the most luxurious
hotels, palaces and restaurants throughout the world.
MOSER CRYSTAL MASTERPIECES ARE THE
PARAGON OF EXCLUSIVITY
The founding of the
Moser
glassworks (Na Příkopě 12,
Prague 1,
dates back to 1857.
All of its crystal products are blown, cut, engraved,
painted and polished by hand. They are regularly a part
of important occasions in the life of European royal
families, thus they proudly carry the nickname
“the glass of kings”. Moser products combine trends
in the field of design with a tradition
of exceptional glassmaking
craftsmanship going back
several generations.
THUN PORCELAIN CARRIES A DISTINCTIVE
HALLMARK OF TRADITION
If you are more interested in porcelain than in glass, you must not forget
the elegant brand
Thun
(Vinohradská 61, Prague 2,
. The
company is the largest Czech producer of porcelain, emanating from a craft
tradition that dates back more than 200 years. The superior quality of
the sturdy porcelain from Karlovy Vary is ensured by a firing temperature
of 1,405 °C.
THE BOHEMIAN GARNET IS THE CRIMSON HEART
AMONG GEMSTONES
If you want to take home from the Czech Republic a truly typical piece of
jewellery, it should be made of
Bohemian garnets,
which masterfully
combine great beauty with precision craftsmanship. This globally renowned
semi-precious stone with a dark red hue has been used in the goldsmith’s craft
since the 14th century. If you want to be certain that you are buying a true
original, we recommend purchasing directly in the shops of Granát Turnov
(Dlouhá 28 or Panská 1, Prague 1,
.
From our travels, we take home experiences and
memories. If you want to bring back from Prague
something really exclusive, an ideal choice is
Bohemian garnet jewellery or crystal glass.
Buddha Bar
You can find inspiration for choosing
the most original souvenirs from Prague
at:
-souvenirs/czech-crystal.html
You can admire the unique
art of Czech
glassmakers
at the Baroque Tuscany
Palace in Prague and inside the Buddha
Bar, Mandarin Oriental and Crowne
Plaza hotels. All are adorned with crystal
chandeliers from the masters’workshop
of the Preciosa company.
Or go for dinner to the famous
restaurant
Villa Richter
below Prague
Castle, which is decorated with
luxurious glass lighting fixtures. In
addition to offering excellent cuisine,
it also offers breathtaking views of the
historic city centre.
You will carry with you crystal memories
and a wonderful experience from
the
Moser Museum
on the Old Town
Square (Staroměstské náměstí 603/15,
Prague 1), right in the heart of Prague.
Here you will discover the tradition of
Czech glassmaking and you can also
buy valuable souvenirs.
Thun porcelain
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