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Tradition of glass blowing

Illuminating Tradition

Czech handmade glass production joins UNESCO's pres­tigious list

Lighting Design Awards Lighting Craft & Tradition 3 min. reading

Preciosa Lighting's craf­tsmanship and heritage continue to shine!

Step into a world where light and tradition intertwine, as we proudly announce a shining milestone in our journey. The UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage list now includes the brilliance of Czech handmade glass production — a tradition deeply embedded in Preciosa Lighting's DNA.

We’re thrilled to be a part of keeping the tradition of Czech handmade glass making burning brightly.

UNESCO defines intangible cultural heritage as a practice that is traditional, contemporary, and living. 


A lustrous achievement

In the spotlight of UNESCO's prestigious list, Czech handmade glass production rightfully takes its place among the world's cultural gems. For Preciosa Lighting, this recognition is a testament to our commitment to preserving and evolving a craft that has defined who we are and what we do for over 300 years. The glow of this achievement is shared with our artisans and cherished by everyone at Preciosa Lighting.

The Lightkeepers behind the craft

Meet the heart and soul of our bright legacy—our Lightkeepers. These artisans, including the talented Vašek and others, embody the fusion of tradition and innovation.

Their dedication, skills, and passion breathe life into each piece, creating a symphony of light that resonates through the soul of Preciosa Lighting.

Our commitment to brilliance

Our commitment extends beyond the present, echoing the footsteps of the artisans who came before us. At Preciosa Lighting, we pledge to continue illuminating spaces with the brilliance of handmade glass production. Innovation, collaboration, and a profound respect for our heritage guide us as we look to the future with excitement and dedication.

We extend our heartfelt gratitude to the artisans and craftsmen who have shaped the legacy of Preciosa Lighting. This recognition is not just about light; it's about the enduring beauty of Czech handmade glass production. Join us as we celebrate the art, the artisans, and the timeless elegance that defines the luminous world of Preciosa Lighting.

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