Inspired by the traditional shape of chandeliers popular during the reign of Empress Maria Theresa, this contemporary reflection on the iconic style brings refreshing new details. The production of its individual trimmings is stopped prior to their final cutting and polishing, showing the pressed glass including its overburden edge. The Empress chandelier is an example of excellent craftsmanship in combination with the raw sense of the unfinished trimming.
All pictures shown are for illustration purpose only. Handmade glass may contain bubbles and shades may vary due to the manufacturing process.
Design is trending right now, but sometimes I feel that it has almost become an abused word – design daily, design weekly, ugly design, timeless design… But who today can say what design is and isn’t? It is about the perspective we adopt. Design is most importantly a craft. Without craftsmanship, it becomes only a means of making money.