The history of Jablonec and the entire region is associated with glass and costume jewellery. The local craftsmanship has attained international renown and it has become famous far beyond this country’s borders. Over the centuries, products that are still able to astonish due to their breath-taking beauty and precision have been created under the hands of the glassmakers. You can now see them with your own eyes in several museums and exhibitions in the region. The most extensive and significant collection is owned by the Museum of Glass and Costume Jewellery in Jablonec nad Nisou.
Professors J. Brychta, Z. Juna, L. Přenosil and others from the Prague University of Applied Arts, as well as the first principal A. Metelák, were present at the official opening in 1920. The school’s main mission is to train skilled, artistic and erudite glassmaking experts who [...]