It resembles the lens opening, mid-snapshot, as the camera mechanisms are regulating the amount of light let in. This is what determines whether an image is dark or light. This vase of Clear crystal, however, is all light, heightened all the more as the light refracts beautifully off the bowl’s swirled pleating. Whether or not you happen to be a photography aficionado, this vase has an exciting sense of gathering momentum. The visual effect is that of a whirlpool of luminosity, a rush of energy anchored in Clear crystal. The wide neck makes it perfect for displaying a large bouquet.
For over 250 years, crystal blowers, cutters, engravers and gilders have been honing their talent to attain sheer perfection.
Through the breath, the sharp eye and theskilled hand of man, matter surrenders all its secrets. The movements and gestures are ancestral, but the know-how of this elite body of artisans evolves with the times.
The first crystal manufactory to produce chandelier elements (1827) and colour pieces (1839), Baccarat ingenious craftsmanship has always stood at the leading edge of innovation.
Unique and timeless know-how which, from freehand cutting to brush applied raised relief gilding, translates tradition into creation. From man’s hand collecting crystal at the end of a stick to the development of the Maison celebrated golden red, Baccarat combines mastery and creativity