All over the city: Garnet Jewelry
Czech Garnet is also well known. All I wrote about amber jewelry can apply to this one too.
I bought a nice gold ring, but garnet can be also found in combination with silver.
Prague is famous for various artigianal object like "keramica", but the thing that most amazed me, is their wooden toys.....should I grow up?
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They are very famous in all the world, and they are really amazing.....often decorated with gold and with satin background, but are not my favourite souvenir to buy...
Puppet is very popular toy in Czech Republic. It's the best gift for your children or nephews. But I've got one (Charlie Chaplin) for myself. Why not? :-)
Mole and his friends
This czech cartoon film "Mole and his friends" was very popular some years ago and their heroes are still famous in Czech republic.
What to buy: There's lots of glassware sold all around Prague. Good place to get some fancy crystal glasses or anything else made out of glass (if you're into extremely decorative glass that is).
Amati: Looking for wind instruments?
Amati is a czech manufacturer of wind instruments, like saxs and trumpets. There is a factory direct store near the center of Prague.
Bohemian Crystal is historically famed for their products. And thus Prague is also known as a destination for this specilized shopping.
All over town!: Bohemian Cristal
What to buy: Buy cristal! Bohemian cristal is of very good quality and quite inexpensive! I bought a set of 6 wine glasses for 30$ (canadian).
Gift stores can be found all over the city, In the touristy areas stalls on roadside offer all kinds of souvenirs ranging from t-shirts to stickers with "I love Prague" and so on.
there are many shops and stalls where you can buy (or just admire) those beautiful puppets -
there are quite a few puppet theaters in Prague as well!
Bohemia Factory Shop: Glass
You can buy bohemian glass from the stores all over prague.
We bought a nice woman as you can see.
.....: Krtek and friends!!!
Do you know Czech´s most popular mole "Krtek"??? It´s very well known here and he has some cute little friends too!!! Sabs found one new friend too!
Nerudova Street: Prague motifs
Nerudova is a picturesque street leading up to Prague Castle. In this steep street you can find many restaurants, souvenir shops and embassies.
What to buy: paintings with Prague motifs
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Crystal and Garnets
Although there are many fine shops to visit, make sure you check of the crystal and the garnet jewelery. Wonderful selection and at a good price
What to buy: Garnet
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