Fascinating Book

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For anyone interested in the history of bead, button and jewelry glass, this is a fascinating book about the group of people who created the most interesting glass in the world. Over the centuries these people developed glass that mimicked gemstones as well as developed glass finishes never seen in nature. To this day, some of the lost formulas for ‘Czech’ glass have not been able to be replicated.

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The Bohemians created not only glass stones, beads and buttons but decorative items as well. Below is some of the lovely jewelry they created. Notice the intricate wirework.

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Beautiful buttons. The workmanship is fantastic. Currently these are machine made. Originally, they were hadmade.

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This book is highly recommended for anyone interested in how the art of creating jewelry glass evolved.

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