Ambassadors

Hana Černá

Ambassadors

The Czech designer Hana Černá, nicknamed Hanule, works with beads and seed beads because she loves being creative. She also teaches others who share her enthusiasm and she does it all with her own type of blacker than black humour. She established the Beads on Facebook (Korálek na Facebooku) group which provides inspiration, encouragement and advice in the area of beadworking."I work with beads, therefore I am"

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Ladislav Oliva

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An artist The glass artist Ladislav Oliva was born on 21st August 1933 in Chudeřice. He studied glass painting under Professor Josef Khýl at the Special Glass School in Kamenický Šenov and then at the Applied Arts University in Prague from 1951 to 1957. There, he endeavoured to cover all areas of glass making in Professor Josef Kaplický's studio.

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Torsten Becker

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A "Small Wilderness Safari" with Torsen Becker Today, we are going to take you on a very special safari expedition. But we won’t be hunting down the Big Five, as they are known, or other exotic animals in the wild. Instead we will be tracking unique pieces of art created from beads on wire, and discover a rare collection of animals made of glass beads.

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