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Josef Kruml (*1957, Kadaň), a designer, design engineer and glass shaping and working technologist at PRECIOSA ORNELA, Desná.
He became acquainted with the world of glass beads as a small child at the knee of his great-grandmother, who strung them at home.
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"
Dr Petr Nový (*1973), the chief curator at the Museum of Glass and costume Jewellery in Jablonec nad Nisou, an external curator at the Kuzebauch Gallery in Prague and the Editor-in-Chief at the Glass-maker and Ceramicist (Sklář a keramik) specialist magazine, is involved in the study of both the history and the present of glass and costume jewellery.