October 22, 2018

What is Bohemian Crystal: Bohemian glass, chiefly referred to as Bohemia crystal, is glass produced in the regions of Bohemia and Silesia, now parts of the Czech Republic. 

It has a centuries long history of being internationally recognized for its high quality, craftsmanship, beauty and often innovative designs. Hand-cut, engraved, blown and painted decorative glassware ranging from champagne flutes to enormous chandeliers, ornaments, figurines and other glass items are among the best known Czech products and immensely popular. 

 

What's so special: Bohemia, a part of the Czech Republic (formerly part of Czechoslovakia, formerly part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, originally part of Czech Kingdom or Kingdom of Bohemia), became famous for its beautiful and colorful glass during the Renaissance. The history of Bohemian glass started with the abundant natural resources found in the countryside. Bohemian glass-workers discovered potash combined with chalk created a clear colorless glass that was more stable than glass from Italy. In the 16th century the term Bohemian crystal was used for the first time to distinguish its qualities from glass made elsewhere. This glass contained no lead as is commonly suspected.  Czech glassware became as prestigious as jewellery and was sought-after by the wealthy and the aristocracy of the time. Bohemia turned out expert craftsmen who artfully worked with crystal. Bohemian crystal became famous for its excellent cut and engraving.

LoveUrns® Bohemian Crystal Urns Collection: The classic shape of hand cut Bohemian Crystal LoveUrn is emphasized by its engraving or motif.

Handblown in ecologically friendly lead free crystal. Hand cut and hand polished to a high gloss to truly shine. 

Some designs are hand engraved or hand gilded with 24K Gold. Each piece is hand polished in high gloss in translucent colors.
 
Handcrafted with Love™.

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