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Prague Christams Gifts

Czech Presents from Prague

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When you travel to Prague, no matter the time of year, you may be shopping for Christmas gifts to present your loved ones back home. Consider these ideas when shopping for gifts in Prague.

Czech Garnets

Raw and Polished Garnets
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Czech garnets are one of the most popular gifts to give from Prague. Czech garnets have long been prized for their deep red hue. In Prague, you'll find them faceted and set into necklaces, rings, bracelets, earrings, brooches, and cufflinks. You will find small pieces suitable for everyday wear and large pieces that are appropriate for special events. Shop away from the major tourist areas for the best prices.

Czech Glass and Crystal

Czech Crystal Glass
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Czech glass and crystal can be practical, decorative, or both. Boxed sets of wine or drinking glasses can be purchased in some shops. Stores specializing in Czech glass and crystal will also have artisan-made pieces available for sale. Try new town if you're looking for Czech glass and crystal.

<p>Another option is Czech glass and crystal jewelry. Look for beaded necklaces, bracelets, and earrings. Prices and quality vary widely from store to store, so shop around to compare your options.

Czech Puppets

Czech Puppets
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Marionettes can be purchased in various shops in Prague. Handmade puppets can be quite expensive, but these sophisticated toys are full of personality. They make unique Christmas gifts for the hard-to-buy for on your list.

Botanicus Beauty Products

Botanicus - Prague
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Botanicus beauty products are organic products made in the Czech Republic from natural ingredients. Botanicus has various locations in Prague that sell soaps, lotions, shampoos, and other beauty products. Use them as stocking stuffers or present your loved one with a Christmas gift basket full of Botanicus goodies.

Czech-Made Products

Manufaktura - Prague
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Other great Christmas gifts from Prague can be found at Prague's seasonal markets and stores selling Czech-made products. Wooden cooking utensils, fabrics printed with traditional designs, Christmas ornaments, and Czech Easter eggs are only some Czech-made products for sale in Prague. Manufaktura is one source for Czech-made products.

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