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The Czech glass bangle industry

07. 06. 2019, 16:12
Adapted from "Baubles, Buttons and Beads" The Heritage of Bohemia by Sibylle Jargstorf. Well worth purchasing as a fantastic reference book. The Gablonzers (glass makers from the Gablonz region ...

The glass sculptures of Miloslav Janků for Železný Brod sklo

04. 06. 2019, 17:30
Miloslav Janků was born on April 4, 1916 in Úpice, Semily and lived there from eleven to sixty years old, when he moved to Železný Brod. From 1931 to 1934 he attended glass school ...

Antique Victorian Czech Jet Black Glass Buttons

16. 04. 2019, 13:24
A selection of beautiful Antique Victorian Czech black glass buttons. These buttons were hand molded using hand engraved steel button molds and have incredible fine detail. Each ...

Art Nouveau German Metal Stamping and Rolling Mill Pattern Catalogue Josef Scheibler's Sohne 1910

21. 11. 2018, 16:37
We are delighted to have recently acquired three antique German jewelry design catalogues from the 1870's and early 1900's. This is the first of the three:   Art Nouveau German Metal Stamping ...

The necklaces of Jakob Bengel

07. 11. 2018, 16:00
The necklaces of Jakob Bengel   We recently acquired a lot of Art Deco necklaces from a long closed store in Jablonec nad Nisou (formerly known as Gablonz). Unusually for old Gablonz jewelry, they ...

Victorian Czech black glass 'mourning' costume jewelry

27. 07. 2018, 15:28
As with most items of costume jewelry made in the Jablonec region of Czechoslovakia. black (or jet) costume jewelry was intended to imitate genuine precious and semi precious stones; in this case jet. Jewelry ...

Art Deco original jewelry design drawings Czechoslovakia 1928-1931

18. 07. 2018, 13:33
This is a wonderful collection of Czechoslovakian jewelry design history. Original hand drawn designs of Art Deco jewelry. Hand drawn and colored, these are from two portfolio of designs by students ...

Vintage Jablonex Booklet Bugle 2-cut and 3-cut glass seed beads

12. 07. 2018, 17:34
This is a stunning rare sample booklet of Czech glass seed beads. From the Jablonex company in Jablonec nad Nisou, Czechoslovakia, around the 1950's. This booklet demonstrates every color and size ...

A History of Czech Glass Buttons

04. 07. 2018, 15:53
A HISTORY OF CZECH GLASS BUTTONS The majority of Czech glass buttons have come from what is the Jablonec region, an area in the Jizera mountains with abundant natural resources ideal for button production. The ...

Vintage Jablonex Booklet Rocailles (seed beads) and Charlottes

25. 06. 2018, 11:06
We were so lucky to come across this beautiful 1950's vintage Jablonex glass seed bead sample booklet. With three pages of rocaille round seed beads and charlottes. This booklet demonstrates the sizes ...