October 19, 2017
Swarovski Crystal Worlds' Giant.
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Be dazzled by Swarovski Crystal Worlds

To find the Swarovski Crystal Worlds (Kristallwelten) at our front door was one of the biggest surprises when we arrived in Tyrol seven years ago. I never knew Swarovski crystals came from Austria, never mind the Tyrolean village of Wattens. My guess was always Eastern Europe. Given the fact that Daniel Swarovski, the glass cutter who founded the company in 1895, was born in what is now the Czech Republic, I suppose I wasn’t entirely wrong. There is still a crystal manufacturing [...]

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Linda de Beer

Linda de Beer

Former hard news journalist, mom, travel blogger, cook, photographer, nature lover. Why blog about Austria and Tyrol? Because I'm simply inspired by its beauty, its history and its people.Read more...

Austrian culture and tradition