The Kingdom of Crystal


The Kingdom of Crystal (Glasriket) is an area of Småland famous for making crystal and glass, handblown glass has been made here since 1742. Encompassing 14 glassworks, all with their own styles and interpretation of crystal and glass, a visit here lets you see how the glassblowers gather the glowing melt from the furnaces and transform it into a myriad of beautiful shapes and forms. You will encounter both everyday glass and art glass of world-class quality, and you are welcome to step up to the glass furnaces to see it being created.

There are also many retail outlets in the region selling art glass and glassware at very competitive prices and factory seconds at bargain prices. Choose from a range of accommodation types including hotels, B&Bs, camping and youth hostels. Pay a visit a local restaurant to sample the region¹s culinary delights and enjoy some famous Småland hospitality.

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