Production of glass started in the village in 1833. Products had been transported to several world ehibitions. In the middle of 19th century came to Zlatno Leo Valentin Pantoček. He invented the way how to produce the glass money. Later this technique was named as hyaloplastics. In 1856 followed the invention of iris glass. A lot of production had been exportd to United Kingdom and United States. In Zlatno had been a glasswork museum, which, however, ceased to exist. The glass factory stopped its production in 2003. However, several private companies continue in glass production.