The Embassy of the Czech Republic will present a special Czech Christmas Market on November 5, 2016, from 10 am – 4 pm. The Czech Christmas Market will feature beautiful hand blown glass ornaments, exquisite glass and jewellery, hand crafted glass, delicious Christmas cookies, mulled wine (svařák) and more. Featured companies include Glassor, Antipearle, La Bohemia Bakery, Slovak-Czech Varieties, and Topix Crystal Art.
Reservations are not required! | Admission is free.
Glassor s. r. o. is based in the Czech Republic, where the tradition of glass making goes all the way back to the 13th century and the glass produced is known as Bohemian glass or Bohemian crystal. The Czech company is dedicated to the design, production, and manufacturing of handcrafted glass ornaments. All of the ornaments are designed in-house, hand-blown and hand-painted―producing some of the finest glass ornaments in the world. For more information, please visit http://www.glassor.cz/en/en.
Antipearle - Behind the original creation of the exclusive jewellery line Antipearle, is the designer and photographer Markéta Dlouhá Márová. Her passion for aesthetics, fashion and diving converged in designing custom jewellery from carefully selected precious metals, and combining them with quality genuine pearls. Through the jewellery, the designer pays tribute to the diversity of the underwater world. In 2012, the brand Antipearle won a prestigious award from the editors of Designblok in the category of jewellery. The brand was also nominated for the Czech Grand Design prize. The jewellery is regularly featured in the Czech editions of fashion and lifestyle magazines, such as Harper's Bazaar, Cosmopolitan, Dolce Vita, InStyle, Elle and Luxury Guide. For more information, please visit http://us.antipearle.com.
La Bohemia is a European artisan bakery located in Rockville, Maryland. Their priority is bringing authentic quality European baked goods to customers at an affordable price. Their menu includes pastries, tarts and cakes, savory baked goods, breads, and sandwiches. For more information, please visit http://labohemiabakery.com/
Slovak-Czech Varieties is a family owned and operated business located in New York, NY, that sells traditional Czech and Slovak products such as magazines, toys, games, calendars, books, glass, souvenirs, and food. For more information, please visit http://www.slovczechvar.com/.
Topix Crystal Art is a distributor of fine Bohemian crystal imported from the Czech Republic. Each piece is mouth blown, hand crafted, cut and painted by the most skilled crystal makers, following traditions dating back to the eleventh century. The pieces reflect both classical glass-making techniques and the latest sophisticated manufacturing process. Topix has a wide selection of exquisite pieces, ranging from traditional tableware to chandeliers and other one-of-a-kind works of art and own creation. For additional information, please visit: http://www.topixcrystalart.com/