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RUCKL Glassworks, Nizbor

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RÜCKL CRYSTAL a.s. is a Bohemian glass factory situated in the village called Nižbor, about 7 km west from the city of Beroun, Czech Republic. The glass factory produces 24% lead crystal. Major part of its production is focused on export. Some production stays on the market in the Czech Republic.The company was founded in 1903 by Antonín Rückl, a member of a glass-maker family. In 1945, after the World War II, the company was nationalised and in 1965 it was included in the holding called Bohemian Glassworks. In 1992, After the Velvet revolution Jiri Rückl, great-grandson of Antonin Rückl, retrieved the company back to the hands of Rückl family. Nowadays Rückl Crystal produce Czech crystal known formerly as Bohemian crystal, such as other small glassworks spread all around the country. Part of the factory is open to visitors, where the guides describe the process of crystal making. The company also produces the glass prize for Czech Lion awards.
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  • A place that takes you back to the traditional craft of glass blowing. It is conveniently located close to Prague (as pretty much the only glass making factory) in the beautiful nature of Křivoklátsko...  more »
  • Bohemia is famous for its crystal, and the Ruckl factory is one of the best known glass-works in the Czech Republic with 300 years of history. For the modest sum of 100 crowns ($4), you can take a tou...  more »
  • We went to this factory with our private guide and driver from Prague.It is about an hour plus drive through the Czech countryside. The tour of the factory was an educational and humbling experience. ...  more »