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Jitka Klett – Fashion and Art

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Jitka Klett, a fashion designer, was born in Slovakia. Her work is known not only in Europe, but in the countries of the Middle East as well. Her studio is situated in the Grömling Palace built in rococo style on the Lesser Town Square, which is the historical centre of Prague, the capital of the Czech Republic. It is a place where women´s secret wishes are fulfilled, a place which they leave in unique, custom made gowns of exceptional beauty. Jitka Klett designs and makes both elegant dress for everyday wear and luxurious gowns for social events and amazing wedding dresses.  Two of her outstanding wedding dress designs have brought together Jitka Klett and Preciosa.

9.7.2014 17:20:54 | read 184x | Whole article

PRECIOSA Sponsors Prestigious 2014 Millennium DanceSport Championships

Preciosa is the general sponsor of 2014 Millennium Dancesport Championships.

The famous Millennium DanceSport Championships competition annually attracts thousands of dance fans to Tampa, Florida.  This American competition is not only a showcase of the best dancers, but also their dazzling dresses and costumes, which are so often decorated with cut glass stones.  For the second year running, Preciosa, as the world leading manufacturer of crystal components, once again became the general sponsor of this prestigious dance competition.

23.6.2014 9:57:17 | read 324x | Whole article

ICE Crystal Jewellery Award Winners - A Breath of Fresh Air in the World of Design

ICE Crystal Jewellery Awards – a cooperative project between FIT, Accessories Magazine and Preciosa

The first ever ICE Crystal Jewellery Awards has its winners: Min Jin Lee and Alexia Innis! Both students from the well-known F.I.T, Min Jin and Alexia’s designs best embodied the spirit and requirements of the competition which were to balance artistic originality, current fashion trends and product marketability.  Preciosa presented the cheque to the talented winner and runner-up at the evening gala of the 2014 Fashion Accessories Benefit Ball.

29.5.2014 13:15:03 | read 1495x | Whole article

PRECIOSA Featured in British Vogue

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The Ennyluap fashion star is on the rise.  In April, this U.S. brand once again found itself in the folds of Britain’s prestigious Vogue magazine – and featured alongside it was PRECIOSA.  The Designer Profile section focused on PRECIOSA and Ennyluap’s collaboration on the 2014 Spring/Summer collection, which was successfully introduced at last fall’s Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in New York.

20.5.2014 15:41:25 | read 2235x | Whole article

Preciosa to Exhibit at JCK Las Vegas

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This spring come and see the latest jewellery collection of PRECIOSA machine-cut glass, cubic zirconia, and other synthetic jewellery components.  Come by our booth no. S10574at the prestigious JCK Las Vegas tradeshow – one of the most significant North American and international jewellery events of the season!

16.4.2014 13:46:00 | read 3252x | Whole article

ICE Crystal Jewelry Awards Finalists Are Announced!

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The inaugural year of the ICE Crystal Jewelry Awards design competition, sponsored by the Accessories Magazine  fashion magazine and Preciosa, brought incredible results in the form of submitted pieces from student artists this past March.  And, our expert panel of judges has now picked the six finalists!

4.4.2014 13:05:40 | read 654x | Whole article

Venexiana designs and Preciosa Components at New York fashion Week

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Once again the start of February saw the resumption of the Fashion Week marathon: the series of week-long shows that, like glittering ribbons, encircle the key metropolis‘ of the world.  The Fashion Week season traditionally begins in New York , then moves on to London, Paris , Milan and other fashion centers around the globe.  Preciosa crystal components shone at this year's first fashion show with the Venexiana  designer brand which presented its latest styles on February 8th front and center  in the main hall of New York's Lincoln Center.

13.3.2014 15:19:59 | read 401x | Whole article

Preciosa Components appreciated by both western and eastern markets

Preciosa exihibited at Modamont

Paris and Moscow, western and eastern European fashion capital cities, hosted important textile fairs in the second half of February - renowned Modamont and important Russian Textillegprom 2014. There are thousands of companies exhibiting at these fairs which are regularly visited by tens of thousands of designers, decision makers, trend hunters, producers and businessmen. Preciosa, a world leading producer of crystal components for jewellery, clothing and accessories, participated at both these fairs, where the global trends have been traditionally set. 

11.3.2014 15:15:40 | read 478x | Whole article

New Preciosa & Pantone Colour Trends for Spring/Summer 2015

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Get to know the jewellery and accessories colour trend forecast brought to you by Preciosa and Pantone.   The new Spring/Summer 2015 Preciosa & Pantone colour palettes are sure to be inspirational not only for designers, but also useful for manufacturers and fashion retailers who want to gain an understanding of future trends and gain an edge over their competition.

19.2.2014 16:28:00 | read 8283x | Whole article

Czech Crystal Goes International

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The seasonal wave of international tradeshows has begun once again, and Preciosa, the leading global producer of crystal components for the jewellery and textile industries is – of course – riding the crest!  Stones from the Preciosa® GENUINE CZECH Crystal™ collection made their first brilliant début in 2014 in São Paulo, Brazil, where the prestigious Inspira+ and Première Vision fairs opened in the second half of January.  

10.2.2014 14:08:04 | read 4529x | Whole article

Crystal Everywhere – Our Limits are Only Taste and Functionality

Hana Havelkova

Hana Havelkova is one of the Czech Republic’s most successful fashion designers.  She has received many awards and her work is sought after and respected in many countries.  She developed her own brand in 1991, and her HH label reflects finesse, excellent workmanship,  and an unerring eye for elegant curves.  Hana Havelkova’s work includes a line of limited collection fashion as well as tailor-made apparel specifically for her clientele.   This designer is, however, best known for her spectacular evening gowns and wedding dresses.

31.1.2014 15:35:01 | read 2799x | Whole article

Tresor Paris - Crystal Luxury That Helps

A beautiful custom-made pair of ice skates adorned with over 6,500 Preciosa® GENUINE CZECH Crystal

Tresor Paris  is world famous for its diamonds, crystal fashion jewellery, elegant watches and stylish accessories.  What is less widely known is that Tresor Paris is also a brand that stands for helping others.  This British jewellery company is a major contributor to various domestic charities which support cancer patients, abused children, as well as a variety of community and sports events.

19.12.2013 17:07:22 | read 3345x | Whole article

Fuchsia - Colour of the Year 2014 from Preciosa

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As we start to strategize and prepare the next set of trends (FW 2014/15) for you with our partner Pantone, we are excited to introduce the Pantone colour of the year for 2014:  Radiant Orchid  – and its matching counterpart from Preciosa’s colour palette, Fuchsia. 

18.12.2013 9:15:05 | read 5617x | Whole article

Preciosa at 2013 Global Fashion Awards Gala

Announcement of the winner of the Preciosa Footwear & Accessories Design Team Award

In late October, the world's fashion industry elite gathered at London’s Victoria and Albert Museum of Art for the announcement of the winners of the prestigious 2013 WGSN Global Fashion Awards design competition.  The London museum played host to over 400 guests that included celebrities, designers, fashion retailers, and representatives of popular brands of clothing, footwear, and accessories.  Preciosa, a world leader in crystal component production was, of course, also present at this VIP event.

11.11.2013 15:36:37 | read 3633x | Whole article

The ICE AWARDS – An Opportunity for Emerging Talent

The ICE Awards - new competition and challenge for young jewellery designers!

Innovation, Creativity, and Excellence: these three attributes form the foundation of the jewellery  industry.  And, it is these three attributes that gave rise to the name of a new challenge for young jewellery designers –  the ICE Crystal Jewellery Awards.  Creating this new competition, which starts this October and ends in May of 2014, involved three key organizations  from three different areas of the jewellery business:  Preciosa, the leading manufacturer of crystal components; the fashion magazine Accessories; and New York’s design school, F.I.T. (Fashion Institute of Technology). 

7.10.2013 14:30:57 | read 1951x | Whole article

Preciosa to Present at Lineapelle Tradeshow

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Preciosa, a.s. will take part in the Italian Linapelle Tradeshow in Bologna this October.  For over thirty years, this show has focused on leather goods, accessories, fashion, furniture, and components for the footwear industry. 

1.10.2013 14:28:55 | read 4181x | Whole article

Fall/Winter 2014-15 Colour Trends by Preciosa & Pantone


The world jewellery, just like all other branches of the fashion industry, lives and breathes with short-term colour trends and forecasts.  These are set long before the actual products hit the market. As a result, having colour predictions well in advance is particularly useful for designers and manufacturers who want to keep in step with the world of fashion. It is primarily for them that we at Preciosa and Pantone have created this latest Fall/Winter 2014-15 jewellery and accessories colour trend forecast. 

13.9.2013 11:37:14 | read 17773x | Whole article

Preciosa premiere at Modamont Show

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Preciosa is stepping out in style in Paris this September.  For the first time this year, we will be part of the prestigious Modamont textile tradeshow, at which all professionals from the fashion industry gather at each year.  And this year, Preciosa, the premier international manufacturer of crystal components, will take part in this prominent celebration of fashion and beauty.  

5.9.2013 9:06:06 | read 3648x | Whole article

Preciosa is primary sponsor of 2013 German Open Championships

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This August in Stuttgart, Preciosa, the world leading manufacturer of Czech crystal jewellery components, became the general sponsor of the prestigious German Open Championships in dance.  It is the second time Preciosa has sponsored this competition with its long tradition.  This year's event was attended by 4,195 dancers from 56 countries. 

30.8.2013 10:19:50 | read 2056x | Whole article

Preciosa to sparkle at New York Fashion Week together with Ennyluap

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Preciosa is proud to announce its new partnership with the US design company, Ennyluap LLC.  Ennyluap (pronounced in-a-lope), created by designer Amanda Williamson, is an upscale clothing label dedicated to timeless style, and high quality for women.  Ennyluap, which lives by its motto of "Timelessly Bold", was featured in July edition of British Vogue.  This top fashion magazine showcased Ennyluap in connection with the following news break – and a prestigious recognition of its creativity:  Ennyluap was invited to New York’s Fashion Week!

20.8.2013 16:49:50 | read 895x | Whole article

Hobbyists nominate Preciosa for a prestigious prize

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Make and Sell Jewellery magazine launched the Make & Sell Jewellery Awards 2013 in the June issue. Readers and online visitors were asked to choose their favourites from the most popular jewellery-making retailers, companies, products and designers. Preciosa has been nominated in the category Best Overall Bead Brand.  

6.8.2013 16:22:13 | read 2190x | Whole article

Preciosa at WGSN Global Fashion Awards Shortlist Party

WGSN Global Fashion Awards Shortlist Party

The Preciosa Footwear & Accessories Design Team category, which we are sponsoring at this year‘s renowned WGSN Global Fashion Awards design competition, now has its finalist shortlist! This select group was publicly nominated during the Shortlist Announcement Cocktail Party, held in the London St. Martins Lane Hotel on the same day that Prince William‘s and Kate Middleton, Duchess of Cambridge’s son was born.

1.8.2013 15:20:44 | read 3812x | Whole article

Preciosa supports the prestigious Global Fashion Awards

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WGSN, Worth Global Style Network, is the worldwide leader in fashion trend forecasting. Preciosa as the leading producer of crystal fashion jewellery components is also highly interested in the trends. In cooperation with the renowned colour trend setting company Pantone, Preciosa has been publishing regular trend forecasts for fashion jewellery and accessories since 2010 and has therefore decided to support one of the most prestigious events organized by WGSN – the Global Fashion Awards. 

18.7.2013 12:18:47 | read 2768x | Whole article

MAXIMA and Pantone trends at the biggest fair in Asia

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Preciosa, a.s. exhibited at the Asia’s Fashion Jewellery & Accessories Fair in Hong Kong again. Visitors of the biggest jewellery  fair in Asia have acquainted with the Pantone Spring/Summer 2014 and, of course, with MAXIMA, the main topic of the Preciosa's booth.

24.6.2013 17:53:49 | read 2767x | Whole article

Spring and Summer 2014 in Colours by Preciosa and Pantone

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The new colour trends forecasting for jewellery and accessories from Preciosa and Pantone is here! You can find there a colour selection of crystal stones, beads and other components from Preciosa® GENUINE CZECH CRYSTAL™ that match the Spring – Summer 2014 fashion colour forecast by Pantone. Of course, Preciosa also supplies crystal components from its top lead-free product line MAXIMA in this season´s colours. 

27.5.2013 10:06:55 | read 10819x | Whole article

MC Chaton Roses VIVA12 were popular in Japan

21.5.2013 15:57:10 | read 4667x | Whole article

MAXIMA by Preciosa - New Lead-Free Brilliance

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2.4.2013 11:17:53 | read 9762x | Whole article

Michal Brezina third at the European Championship!

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Preciosa has been cooperating with the Czech figure skater Michal Brezina for a long time. Michal managed to win the bronze medal at the European Championship in Zagreb!
30.1.2013 9:55:39 | read 1317x | Whole article

Dazzling Preciosa stones decorated the iconic 10 foot LUX bottle

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A few months ago, Preciosa commenced its partnership with LUX on the LUX White collection campaign. The first launch of the new collection started in Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore on the 1st October 2012 with the unveiling of an iconic 10 foot LUX bottle decorated by hundreds of thousands of Preciosa stones on the 6th December. This spectacular event was held in one of Jakarta’s most exclusive hotels, the Kempinski.
23.1.2013 16:24:52 | read 7485x | Whole article

Figure skating with Preciosa

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Preciosa has been sponsoring the successful Czech figure skater Michal Brezina for a long time. Our company has recently signed an agreement with another talented figure skaters. This time with a pair Lucie Mysliveckova and Neil Brown who start a second year of competing together in a category of pairs. This Czech-French pair danced brilliantly at the last International Czech Championships in Tesin, Poland, where they won and gained their first Czech Republic title. Congratulations!
3.1.2013 15:31:29 | read 6139x | Whole article

DAZZLE - Preciosa Crystal & Lux Composition

Get inspired by a dazzling combination of Preciosa® GENUINE CZECH CRYSTAL™ and the Lux White Collection!
28.11.2012 13:32:29 | read 8111x | Whole article

Actress Juliana Alves - face of Preciosa in Brazil

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Famous Brazilian actress and model Juliana Alves de Oliveira made a video and series of exclusive photos with different types of Preciosa crystal stones.
17.10.2012 12:33:15 | read 9395x | Whole article

Present for the Pope decorated by Preciosa crystals

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Preciosa crystal stones were used for decoration of a giant gold-plated „Egg with Alphabet”, which the Bulgarian president Rosen Plevneliev donated to the Pope Benedict XVI. at the occasion of the Saints Cyril and Methodius Day in May 2012.
18.9.2012 12:29:11 | read 8356x | Whole article

German Open Championships - Stuttgart

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Stuttgart 14.- 18.8.2012
24.8.2012 14:57:13 | read 6743x | Whole article

Dragon Ball in Tampa – Part II

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Tampa, Florida, June 19-23, 2012
19.7.2012 8:28:29 | read 6411x | Whole article

Dragon Ball in Tampa

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Once again this year in June, the U.S. city of Tampa, Florida hosted the Millennium Dance Sport competition. This year’s theme honoured the Chinese Year of the Dragon.
17.7.2012 10:32:40 | read 6001x | Whole article

Pantone® and Preciosa® Jewellery Colour Palette Spring/Summer 2013

The colour trend collection for the Spring/Summer Season 2013 is called Unity & Co and it shows the endless possibilities of components by Preciosa usage once again.
9.7.2012 16:46:31 | read 9702x | Whole article

Preciosa at the Asia Fashion Jewellery & Accessories Fair in Hong Kong

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Preciosa presented itself at the biggest fashion jewellery fair in the Asia - Pacific area, the Asia Fashion Jewellery & Accessories Fair in Hong Kong from the 21st till the 24th of June 2012.
4.7.2012 14:02:09 | read 6830x | Whole article

Blackpool, the Capital of the Dance

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6.6.2012 15:45:47 | read 5940x | Whole article

Crystals That Make Dancers Shine

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Emerald Ball, Los Angeles, 3rd - 6th May 2012
17.5.2012 8:54:30 | read 5865x | Whole article

Emerald Ball - the Festival of the Dance

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The exciting ballroom dance competition among incredible dancers in the pro/am, amateur and professional divisions was held in Los Angeles in early May.
15.5.2012 13:29:19 | read 7112x | Whole article

Preciosa crystals used in fashion pieces by English students

Jennifer F. M. Murray, a student of a prestigious English fashion school, the London College of Fashion, asked our company to provide crystal components for her to use in the completion of her graduate collection.
26.3.2012 13:30:58 | read 2000x | Whole article

Dvořák and Šilhánová are champions again

The ambassadors of Preciosa, Martin Dvořák and Zuzana Šilhánová gained in February their eighth title of Champions of the Czech Republic in Ballroom dancing. Martin a Zuzana co-operate with Preciosa long-term and brilliantly represent Preciosa around the world.
23.2.2012 12:35:34 | read 2712x | Whole article

Success of Czech dancers in China

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3.1.2012 10:31:11 | read 7886x | Whole article

Ohio Star Ball

Famous American dancing competition was held in Columbus, Ohio, USA in the middle od November.
30.11.2011 14:53:32 | read 1960x | Whole article

A figure skater Michal Březina successfully began the new season

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Preciosa co-operates with a successful Czech figure skater.
25.11.2011 14:30:10 | read 1904x | Whole article

Dance over the Sea – Tampa, USA

In June we have visited for the U.S. dance competition Millenium Dancesport Championships for the first time. The competition took place on June 21 – 26, 2011, in Tampa, FL.
19.8.2011 10:31:09 | read 10846x | Whole article

German Open Championships 2011 in Stuttgart

Preciosa became the Godfather Sponsor
15.8.2011 13:21:57 | read 7254x | Whole article

Asia´s Fashion Jewellery & Accessories Fair in Hong Kong

Looking back at the exhibition
16.8.2011 12:54:33 | read 6168x | Whole article

Dancing Stars - Austrian Finale

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The TV reality show Dancing Stars has celebrated big success in Austria.
21.7.2011 15:55:07 | read 8631x | Whole article

Michael Brezina shined at World Championships!

Preciosa co-operate with the successful Czech figure skater who gained another valuable placement in Moscow.
4.5.2011 13:07:22 | read 2478x | Whole article

Royal Chutney with Preciosa crystals

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English Provender Company marks the Royal Wedding with an exclusive commemorative chutney!
22.4.2011 13:41:47 | read 10222x | Whole article

Dancing Stars in Austria

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A TV reality show Dancing Stars has celebrated big success not only in the country of its origin, Great Britain (Strictly Come Dancing), but also in 32 other countries. The dancing couple is always formed by a professional dancer and a celebrity. This show has had great success in Austria too, and therefore it entered into its 6th season on the 11th of March every Friday on ORF eins.
10.3.2011 9:18:24 | read 4916x | Whole article

Preciosa’s Ambassadors stood on the winner´s podium again

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The Czech Republic Championship in Ballroom Dancing took place in Hradec Králové on the 22nd of January. The dancing couple Martin Dvořák and Zuzana Šilhánová won in the adult category again as they did several times before.
9.2.2011 15:07:09 | read 3244x | Whole article

Preciosa stones decorate the costume of a figure skater Březina

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Preciosa entered into a contract to co-operate with an up-and-coming Czech figure skater Michal Březina.
22.12.2010 13:45:46 | read 4487x | Whole article

Success of Czech dancers in Vienna

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We would like to share with you pleasant news from the "big" dancing world.
1.12.2010 9:02:00 | read 2882x | Whole article
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