Prague

February 7, 2018
Astronomical Clock, Prague

Astronomical clock, the Old Town Hall, Prague

    The medieval astronomical clock Prague announces every hour with 12 apostles passing by the window above the astronomical dial. There are symbolic sculptures moving aside at the same moment. It´s one of the most visited tourist attractions in Prague. The Astronomical Clock consists of the windows with apostles at the top, the Astronomical Dial, which is the oldest part, the Calendar Dial underneath and various sculptures around. Figures of Apostles The wooden figures of apostles with their attributes appear in the windows every hour, while at the same time some of the sculptures begin to move: the Death holds its hourglass and beckons to the Turkish man sculpture, which shakes its head in response. There is Vanity portrayed as a man with a mirror and Miserliness as a man with a moneybag, shaking a stick. The other statues, that don´t move, […]
April 19, 2017
Koh-i-noor art materials

KOH-I-NOOR HARDTMUTH – Art materials

KOH-I-NOOR HARDTMUTH – Art materials KOH-I-NOOR Hardtmuth a.s. – Art materials is one of the world leaders in the production and distribution of first-rate stationery for artists, schools and offices. The company is a member of the KOH-I-NOOR holding a.s. We are a traditional manufacturer of artist’s and office supplies, established in 1790 by Josef Hardtmuth. Our company is located in the Czech republic in Ceske Budejovice town, where most of our product are made. Our products are sold in more than 85 countries of the world, brands are widely popular and demanded. In our wide offer, the customer will find more than 4,500 commodities – not only first-rate pencils, but also charcoal, red chalk, pastels, crayons, chalk, oil and water colours, distemper, Indian ink, a whole host of stationery, drawing materials, rubbers and similar. Product range: ART – artist assortment You […]