The Spirit vase is crafted using the same techniques that are used to make The Spirit vase is crafted using the same techniques that are used to make Baccarat's multifaceted and exquisite Eye vase and Wave vase. The intricacy of the pattern, etched from the interior of the vase outward, creates a raised and sharply geometrical surface. As a result of this incredible three-dimensional depth of form, the exterior beautifully refracts the light. The vase's zigzagged edge is the finishing touch, trimming the vase's symmetry with an appealing spikiness. The overall form, which gradually sprouts outward, resembles a sparkling badminton shuttlecock. The thick base and broad open neck make the vase an ideal form for large bouquets.
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.
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