Amazing Czech Costume Jewelery

Amazing Czech Costume Jewelery

The history of Czech costume jewelery dates back to the 1550s.

This is because there was a vast forest in northern Bohemia, and there was abundant wood for heating the furnace that melts glass at high temperatures.At that time, major glass industry factories were built in multiple cities in Bohemia (now the Czech Republic).

 

Among the few cities that make glass over time, Jablonec nadonisou is famous for making glass costume jewelery.Glass beads were a secondary product, but they have become the most important industry in Czech costume jewelery.

Crystal glass has changed the art of glassmaking around the world, and Bohemian crystal is one of the Czech's leading traditional products.

 

At the end of the Victorian era, at Yabrone Tunadonisou, Austrian jeweler Daniel Swarovski developed a technique to reproduce the appearance of precious and semi-precious stones such as diamonds, rubies, sapphires and emeralds on glass. Became extremely popular in the early 20th century.

 

For centuries, the former Czechoslovak foundry was renowned for its crystal, glass and jewelery craftsmanship.Before World War II, many factories nationwide produced rhinestone jewelery, costume jewelery and a variety of ornaments, and bohemian jewelery was praised around the world.Unfortunately, many of these factories were closed during the war and have not been reopened since.

 

From the mid-1920s to the 1950s, jewelery made in Czechoslovakia was heavily soldered.The soldering process used pot metal, a mixture of copper and semi-precious metals.Soldering on the back of most jewelery was a precautionary reinforcement measure taken to prevent potential damage and fragmentation.

 

Rhinestone originally meant stone crystals collected from the Rhine.Today the name "rhinestone" is used only for lead glass called crystal glass.

However, in the 18th century, Alsace jeweler Georg Friedrich Strass developed a diamond imitation by coating the underside of lead glass with metal powder, and rhinestones are called "strass" in many European languages. It is.

And it is still produced in several glass factories in the Czech Republic, mainly by the Austrian Swarovski company.

 

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Amazing Czech Costume Jewelry

 

The history of Czech costume jewelry starts from the 1550s.

This is because there was a vast forest in northern Bohemia, and there was abundant wood for heating the furnace that melts glass at high temperatures. At that time, major glass industry factories were built in multiple cities in Bohemia (now the Czech Republic).

 

Among the few cities that make glass over time, Jablonec nad Nisou is famous for making glass costume jewelery. Glass beads were a secondary product, but they have become the most important industry in Czech costume jewelery market.

Crystal glass has changed the art of glassmaking around the world, and Bohemian crystal is one of the Czech's leading traditional products.

 

At the end of the Victorian era, at Jablonec nad Nisou, Austrian jeweler Daniel Swarovski developed a technique to reproduce the appearance of precious and semi-precious stones such as diamonds, rubies, sapphires and emeralds on glass, and since then costume jewelery. Extremely popular in the early 20th century.

 

For centuries, the former Czechoslovak foundry was renowned for its crystal, glass and jewelery craftsmanship. Before World War II, many factories nationwide produced rhinestone jewelery, costume jewelery and a variety of ornaments, and bohemian jewelery was praised around the world. of these factories were closed during the war and have not been reopened.

 

From the mid-1920s to the 1950s, jewelery made in Czechoslovakia was heavily soldered. The soldering process used pot metal, a mixture of copper and semi-precious metals. Soldering on the back of most jewelery was a precautionary reinforcement measure taken to prevent potential damage and fragmentation.

 

Rhinestone originally meant stone crystals collected from the Rhine. Today the name "rhinestone" is used only for lead glass called crystal glass.

In the 18th century, Alsace jeweler Georg Friedrich Strass developed diamond imitations by coating the underside of lead glass with metal powder. Since then, rhinestones have been called "strass" in many European languages.

And it is still produced in several glass in the Czech Republic, mainly by the Austrian Swarovski factories company.

 

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