Glass and ceramics

The Museum of Ceramics in Bolesławiec

The Urban Museum in Bolesławiec was created in 1908 and situated in the XIX century building that was connected to the fortified tower dating back to the XV century. The adaptation project was prepared by the municipal architect called Balzer and the construction was done by Peter Ganzel Junior...

The Museum of Glass and Jewellery, U muzea 4, Jablonec nad Nisou

From as early as the 14th century the Jizera Mountains in general and Jablonec and Nisou in particular have been closely connected with glass manufacture. Spectacular developments in glass and jewellery production and export in the second half of the 19th century made Jablonec a world-famous glass and jewellery centre. This success was mirrored in the development of ...

The Novosad & Son Glassworks, Harrachov 95

The present day Harrachov Glassworks is situated on the I/10 road to the Polish border. It became one of the most significant glassworks established by the Counts of Harrachov before 1712, the last in a line of glassworks, which from the Middle Ages cut their way through the forests from lower regions in Rokytnice up to the present day site, known as Nový svět (the New World). Lime glass was made here for refining, as was plate glass and coloured molten glass...