Zakłady Porcelany Stołowej “Karolina”: the art of porcelain
Zakłady Porcelany Stołowej “Karolina” have a special place among porcelain factories in Poland. For more than 155 years, “Karolina” have been manufacturing highest quality white and fine bone china at their plant in Jaworzyna Śląska in south-west Poland.
The history of the factory dates back to 1860, when master mason August Rappsilber built a porcelain manufacturing unit in what was then Königszelt. “Porzellanfabrik Königszelt” products became a great success: luxury gifts for special occasions, lamps, and tea, coffee, beer, wine and liqueur sets had all been manufactured at the factory. After the Second World War, borders were redrawn, and the region in which the factory stood
Its post-war years were a period of reconstruction and expansion. New production floors, electric and gas-fired tunnel kilns and conveyor drying rooms were built, and polishing machines and other devices introduced. Today, more than 3.500 tons of porcelain a year are manufactured at “Karolina”. Dedicated specialists are involved in every stage of the production process, seeing to it that each vessel is made with expertise and passion. This ensures that the porcelain leaving “Karolina” grounds is of exceptional quality, and made with minute attention to detail.