Precious stones from the Bohemian Paradise

The brothers Jan and Václav Fišers from Turnov. Their alleged voyage to Venice, five years of efforts to seize the local secret of secrecy, return to Turnov, dozens of wasted attempts and then - finally success! In 1711 they made the first glass for the production of artificial stones.


It was in 1712, when Elias Müller built his glassworks on the estate of the Harrach Counts in Jilemnice. It continued in the traditional production of glass, which was produced on the border of the Giant Mountains and the Jizera Mountains in the middle of the 14th century. Even today, you can see not only metallurgical production and blowing glass, but also a hundred-year-old grinding shop. It is driven by a water turbine and transmissions used to distribute the driving force.


Elias Palme, one of the most famous luminaire manufacturers, continued the tradition of chandeliers in Kamenický Šenov. Industrial production of chandeliers was started in 1724 by Josef Palme in Prácheň.


Surely you would not find in the whole Principle and in the broad surroundings of a person who would say a crooked word about Jan Šourek. After all, it was as if he had come to the Principle of Prosperity and Welfare. As soon as he took possession of the reeve, life in the village began to turn for the better. He was one of the first to venture into the world for business.


Josef Riedel, king of the Jizera Mountains glassmakers, was born in Hejnice in 1816. He was the representative of the sixth generation of the glass family and imprinted his footprint indelibly on the slopes of the Jizera Mountains.



Josef Pfeiffer - Jablonec entrepreneur and mayor, who was involved in the development of jewelery exports. Everything is confirmed at the imperial court and in 1866 Jablonec became a town during his reign.

BLOWN BEAD and its way to the tree

People can make sense of time and numbers, but not us, beads. However, I have heard that they have been blowing me in the mountains for more than a hundred years. As a bead would put it, that is a long time. You, who have never seen how a bead is born, you don´t know how beautiful life can be....


In 1920 the first Czech glass school was founded in Železný Brod, thanks to which the town became a center of glass art.


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Ladislav Ševčík Bohemia Crystal


Příkrá 579, Železný Brod 468 22


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Since 1990, our family studio has been engaged in the luxurious production of hand-cut Bohemia crystal made with the prime quality workmanship. Our glass studio in Železný Brod is one of the most respected glass companies in the world. The original style of the cut and the processing of Bohemia crystal make our products so valued that they are handed over during official visits by statesmen, presidents or members of imperial and royal families. The gems from our studio Ladislav Ševčík Bohemia Crystal have become part of the cultural diplomacy. They are also sought after as an opportunity to deposit funds and thus increase the value of the deposit in the future.

Our production is unique in precision and geometry, individual details of processing, which we have brought almost to perfection. We based our production exclusively on the handwork, skills and delicacy of each of us and our co-workers.

Our products can catch the eye at first glance with their depth of cut, fineness and gloss. We further develop our techniques, and we keep the value of the highest quality and demandingness of glass refining decors. To be a master in the glass studio Ladislav Ševčík means to be a world-renowned expert in the profession.