Discovering glass in the Liberec Region – 1st part

1st part of the series about the glass from Liberec.

How is the glass made

Near from the city Novy Bor, in the village Lindava, there is a glass factory Ajeto. The factory products mostly the artistic glass that is exhibited all around the world. Some famous designers are connected to this glass factory, let´s mention for example Petr Novotny and Borek Sipek. The glass factory Ajeto offers the possibility of excursion, when the visitors will discover the glass making processes and they will have the possibility to try the creation of the glass as well. While having a break, they may watch a glassmaker working. There is also the Museum Ajeto, where the visitors will admire the most beautiful pieces coming from the glass factory or buy some souvenirs.

For more information visit the web page

The beauty of crystal

Near by the castle Bezdez, in Bela pod Bezdezem, there is a Czech glass factory founded by Frantisek Tom in 1931. This glass factory focuses on products made from lead crystal. During your visit of this glass factory, you will see the metallurgical hall, the grinding room and the painting room. The glass makers will show you the traditional way of producing the crystal. In this glass factory, you may become a glass maker for a moment and try to produce your own piece of glass.

For more information visit the web page 

The Christmas atmosphere

The village Ponikla is famous by the creation of pearles. The pearles are made here from the first half of 19th century. Formerly, they were used as parts of jewellery. The company Rautis, that creates these pearles, offers the possibility of visiting the factory and seeing the traditional way of making pearles. The employees will help you while creating your very own pearles in the creative workshop.

For more information visit the web  page 

The colorful tradition

The city Zelezny Brod has very long tradition in making glass and jewellery. The company Lampglas s.r.o. contiues in this tradition. During the exhibition, you will see the traditional ways of making jewellery, pearles and small figures. In the company shop, you may chose from more than 600 kinds of pearles and other equipment needed for the creation of your own jewellery.

For more information visit the web page 

Glass pearls

The other glass factory in Zelezny Brod focusing on production of pearles is The Glass factory AAC s.r.o. During the exhibition, you will have the possibility to try the work with a burner or buy pearles and other equipment needed for making jewellery.

For more information visit the web page

The other parts of the series Discovering glass in the Liberec Region are HERE (2nd part) and HERE (3rd part).

Telefonujte  na 224 916 485, pište na, navštivte nás osobně Na Moráni 5, Praha 2

Staňte se průvodcem nebo delegátem ! Nabízíme kurzy a zkoušky pro

Tyrkys, škola cestovního ruchu, kurzy průvodců Průvodce cestovního ruchu * Průvodce pro region Praha *

Spojený kurz Průvodce cestovního ruchu a region Praha *

Semináře první pomoci * cizí jazyky pro cestovní ruch *

Pracovník cestovní kanceláře * Delegát pro cestovní kancelář

Přednášky z historie a dějin umění * Účetnictví a daně pro cestovní ruch * Rozvoj osobnosti


Why choose TYRKYS?

  • We guarantee an individual approach to clients and the maximum possible flexibility of your education.
  • We are a team of experienced lecturers - university teachers operating in travel and tourism.
  • We will transfer our personal experiences and practical skills from our work in the field of travel and tourism.
  • Excellent location in the centre of Prague at a tram and metro crossing, enabling easy and fast access from all parts of Prague (Karlovo náměstí metro station, Palackého náměstí exit, trams nos.: 3, 4, 7, 10,   14, 16, 17, 21)
  • We co-operate with the College of Business in Prague, the Association of Czech Travel Agents, CR Guides Association, CzechTourism and other prestigious organisations.

Visit us in person at: Na Moráni 5, 120 00 Praha 2
Contact us by telephone on: +420 224 917 908
Write us:

Jsme členy

Asociace cestovnich kancelari asociace instituci vzdelavani dospelych asociace průvodců wftga

Naši partneři

czechia kudyznudy Rokytnice nad Jizerou mercedes 


Next courses

Zlatá ulička a severní opevnění Pražského hradu

When? 26/2/2018
Where? Seminář Zlatá ulička a severní opevnění Pražského hradu se koná dne 26. února (pondělí) od 17:15 do 19:15 v Tyrkysu - cena 400 Kč
Nr.: ZLATA2/2018

More >

ZDARMA 7 divů Prahy, aneb baví Vás poznávat Prahu?

When? 1/3/2018
Where? ZDARMA - seminář 7 divů Prahy se koná 1. března 2018 (čtvrtek) od 16:30 do 17:45 v TYRKYSu, Na Moráni 5, Praha 2, jen pár kroků od stanice metra Karlovo náměstí a zastávky tramvaje Palackého náměstí.
Nr.: DIV5/2018

More >

O čem mluví pražská domovní znamení - historie a legendy

When? 2/3/2018
Where? Seminář O čem mluví pražská domovní znamení - historie a legendy se koná dne 2. března 2018 (pátek) od 16:30 - 18:30 v TYRKYSu, cena 400 Kč
Nr.: ZN/2018

More >