Established in 1998 by an American designer,Artěl specialises in handcrafted Bohemian crystal glassware. Since then, the company has built up a considerable reputation, evidenced, among other things, by two shops in the centre of Prague and clients such as Burberry, Gucci, and Rolls Royce. In addition, in 2008, Artěl won a Designblok award for the best collection.All of the pieces are mouth-blown and then hand decorated, and the glassmakers are following centuries-old traditions. The mouth-blown technique means that no two items are exactly the same.At the Artěl shops you’ll find jewellery, glasses and tumblers, vases, and many other original items to take home.There are 2 shops Artěl in Prague.
Part of the Old Town shop is used for small exhibitions on the art of glassmaking.