The Palme family – Chandelier pioneers of Steinschönau (Kamenicky Senov)


The Palme family - Chandelier pioneers of Steinschönau (Kamenicky Senov)

Peter Rath has just returned from the old glass town, where our Society for Light and Glass was grounded, with his latest news.  The last event of our upcoming trip to Northern Bohemia will be the LUSTRFEST on Saturday June 14th and 15th. The Lustrfest will be celebrating “300 years Palme chandeliers from Parchen” The […] Read the whole article »



Yearly Meeting 2024 Northern Bohemia / Jahrestreffen in Nord Böhmen


Yearly Meeting 2024 Northern Bohemia / Jahrestreffen in Nord Böhmen

Proposed Programme for Light & Glass Yearly Meeting, Northern Bohemia 12th – 15th June, 2024 To register, please contact our Secretary, Christina Perrin at: office@lightandglass.eu  Please do not book a room directly before contacting the secretary – we have reserved rooms for the group! Programme is subject to change! bitte runterscrollen für Deutsch In 2024 […] Read the whole article »



New Exhibition: Lobmeyr Wien – 200 Jahre mit böhmischem Glas / Lobmeyr Vienna – 200 Years with Bohemian Glass


New Exhibition: Lobmeyr Wien - 200 Jahre mit böhmischem Glas / Lobmeyr Vienna - 200 Years with Bohemian Glass

                                            Eine neue Ausstellung zum Lobmeyr eröffnet am 22. November in Prag A new Lobmeyr Exhibition will be opening on the 22nd of November in Prague   Please scroll down for English   Zur […] Read the whole article »



Décor motifs of the bronze chandeliers in Lithuania and Latvia in the 16th – 18th century:


Décor motifs of the bronze chandeliers in Lithuania and Latvia in the 16th – 18th century:

Décor motifs of the bronze chandeliers in Lithuania and Latvia in the 16th – 18th century: typology, prevalence, symbolism[1] Author:  Alante Valtaite-Gagac Please find the article in full here: https://sciendo.com/article/10.2478/mik-2022-0003 Summary: The article analyses for the first time the décor’ motifs of the bronze chandeliers from Lithuania and Latvia in the 16th – 18th century. […] Read the whole article »



Report Annual Meeting of the Light & Glass Society in Vienna June 8th – 10th 2023


Report Annual Meeting of the Light & Glass Society in Vienna  June 8th – 10th 2023

For those members who came early to Vienna it was possible to attend the grand opening on the evening of the 6th of June of the special Exhibition in the Vienna Museum for the Applied Arts “Glanz und Glamour – 200 years Lobmeyr”. The exhibition curated by Alice Liechtenstein gives a beautiful feeling of the […] Read the whole article »



Light & Glass Yearly Meeting “200 Years Lobmeyr” 8th – 11th June 2023, Vienna


Light & Glass Yearly Meeting "200 Years Lobmeyr" 8th - 11th June 2023, Vienna

Yearly Meeting, “200 Years Lobmeyr” Full Schedule PDF: Meeting_schedule_2023 Vienna Programme PDF: Speaker Programme Eng This year we have the honour of getting to know not just one, but two time-honoured Viennese chandelier producers better. It gives us great pleasure to announce the participation of the Bakalowits Company this year, which has been in existence […] Read the whole article »