French Glass and Crystal Greats…

French crystal has made admirable progress in the face of fierce domestic and foreign competition, and the quality and creativity of French firms are impelling reasons for this. Described in this article is only a small sampling of the best-known of the French crystal firms. The official organization for the industry is The Federation of French Glass and Crystal Firms, which includes 20 companies spread throughout France, from North to South, East to West. Most companies have a showroom in Paris. The Federation covers six major categories: tableware, barware, gifts, perfume bottles, lighting fixtures, tubes and beads. Such premier firms as Baccarat, Daum, Lalique, and St. Louis belong to the Federation, each with its own unique character in tabletop or decorative objects.

Full article: HERE

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Passionate about the world of glass and crystal figurines, art glass vases and decorative glass vases from Daum and other art glass manufacturers...

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