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rague
If you want to bring back from Prague something
truly exclusive, you should not forget about jewellery
with
Bohemian garnets
. Working with garnets has
been a tradition here since the 14th century, and it
is said that these gemstones have miraculous and
healing properties. A shop offering guaranteed
authenticity is located at Dlouhá Street 28.
The most traditional and most sought-after Czech
craft industry is the manufacture of high-quality
art
glass
. In Prague you can find a shop on every corner
selling traditional hand-cut vases, bowls, drinking
glasses and various types of glass figurines. The
best-known brands of glass are Moser (Na Příkopě 12)
and Preciosa (Jindřišská 19). If you are looking for
outstanding Czech glass in contemporary designs,
then you should not overlook the leading Czech glass
artists: Rony Plesl, Jiří Pelcl, Bořek Šípek and Olgoj
Chorchoj.
Fans of
modern design
should not miss the Křehký
Gallery (Osadní 35), where on display and also for
sale are masterful products by designers from the
Czech Republic and countries around the world.
At the Modernista shop (Celetná 12) you can buy
glass, porcelain and jewellery, ranging from Czech
From our trips and journeys we bring home experiences and memories. Some may
have a tangible form. We can hang them on a wall, place them on a shelf, or eat
and drink them. Also, however, we can wear them or read or listen to them… there
is a wide range of such memories you can take back from Prague.
Cubist and Functionalist pieces through objects by
contemporary Czech designers. Do not miss the sales
gallery DOX by Qubus (Poupětova 1). Its selection reflects
the absolute peak of Czech design and conceptual
creation, such as the Qubus Design studio (Rámová 3),
founded by the successful young Czech designers Maxim
Velčovský and Jakub Berdych.
Joyful shopping
Moser glass showroom
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Visit the international
Designblok
exhibition, which
takes place at Prague galleries and shops in the first week of
October each year and regularly showcases leading Czech
and international designers of furniture, jewellery, glass, home
accessories and other decorative items.
Bring your children a
handmade puppet
or perhaps a plush
Krteček figure, the mole from a popular Czech animated series.
Also a great hit with children are wooden or tin retro toys.
Women who like to dress in high-quality and
original
clothing
will be delighted, for example, by
the boutique of the designer Klára Nademlýnská
(Dlouhá 3), which offers luxury pret-a-porter women’s
clothing. At the same address you will also find the
exclusive boutique of the designer Beata Rajská,
which targets more conservative lovers of fashion,
and the boutique of the artist and designer Natali
Ruden.
International luxury fashion brands can be found in
shops on Pařížská Street, which branches off the Old
Town Square.
Rony Plesl – vase
Maxim Velčovský – Golden Line
A fashion show at“Designblok”
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