As the largest independent retailer of fine crystal, we proudly offer the following brands:
Baccarat Crystal has, from the beginning, affixed its signature on strong works illustrating all the facets of artistic craftsmanship and covering a vast repertoire of inspiration. In 1764 King Louis XV of France gave Bishop Montmorency-Laval of Metz permission to found a glassworks in the village of Baccarat located in Lorraine in eastern France. Crystal Classics is an authorized Baccarat retailer.
Belleek Pottery Ltd is a porcelain company that began trading in 1887 in Belleek, County Fermanagh, in what was to become Northern Ireland. The village of Belleek was a natural choice to locate the business especially the part of the village known as Rose Isle. This small isle provided the best opportunity to leash the yet untamed power of the River Erne - power to drive a mill wheel strong enough to grind components into Slip, the term applied to liquid potters clay.
Cashs has been synonimus with fine crystal since 1976. Cashs Crystal is either designed or hand crafted in Cashs own factory in Waterford, Ireland, long known as a center of fine crystal in Ireland. Each piece of Cashs Crystal is hand cut and polished by skilled artisans with hundreds of years of combined experience in creating crystal masterpieces by hand.
Galway Irish Crystal has long been one of the world's best known and loved brands of traditionally crafted Irish lead crystal. Nestled in the heart of the West of Ireland, on the shores of Galway Bay, Galway Irish Crystal is steeped in the rich and diverse heritage of this unique hinterland. Galway's Master Craftsmen are continuously inspired by the sheer beauty of the surrounding countryside - Connemara, Galway Bay and Lough Corrib - and influenced by the wealth of history and folklore which is synonymous with Galway, the famous City of the Tribes.
Crystal Classics is Kosta Boda retailer of the year! With characteristic craftsmanship and good design, and an ongoing commitment to avant-garde expression, Kosta Boda has become one of the leading glasshouses in the world. The company's three glassworks in the villages of Kosta, Boda and Åfors each have exciting individual stories of their own, yet stand together under the common brand name Kosta Boda. More...
Since 1889 the vision of Walter Scott Lenox has guided the company he founded to set the highest standards for quality, artistry, and beauty. Today Lenox is among the world's oldest and most respected names in fine tableware and giftware - favored by presidents, displayed in museums, honored with awards, and enjoyed in homes across America.
René Lalique became synonymous with French Art Nouveau decorative arts. René Lalique was born in 1860 and first began designing fine jewelry in Paris in 1881. Lalique pursued increasingly more innovative experimentation in glass commencing around 1883. Early works used the familiar "lost wax" technique by which the model is made in wax while a mold is formed around the model. More...
Crystal Classics is the largest independent retailer of Waterford Crystal in the U.S. In 1991 Waterford introduced Marquis by Waterford Crystal, the first new brand in the company's 200 year-old history. Marquis offers innovative crystal patterns with designs ranging from contemporary to traditional, with lighter, simpler lines that reflect a modern sensibility. Each piece of elegant stemware and giftware accessories is finely crafted to create a new standard in contemporary decor.
George Aratani initially founded Mikasa as American Commercial Inc. in the state of California in 1948. Initially a dinnerware importer, Mikasa grew into a dinnerware wholesaler over the next twenty years. Mikasa brand name was introduced to the American public in 1957. During the 1970's, Mikasa diversified its product lines to augment its already successful dinnerware lines with the introduction of crystal stemware, stainless flatware, crystal gifts and picture frames, ceramic vases, table linens and decorative accessories.
Nambe possesses a certain mystique. Partly it's our very name and our connections to the landscape, culture and history of our origins. Nambe (pronounced nom-BAY) was christened for a tiny village near Santa Fe in Northern New Mexico where the company was founded in 1951. But there's more to it, this mystique, which makes Nambe the "lifestyle" brand valued by people who love simple, elegant designs More...
The subtle taste nuance of a fine red wine only comes out when the wine is thoroughly oxidized. This is easily and elegantly taken care of by the Wine Finer. In just 30 seconds you can decant a whole bottle of red wine while pouring it into the glasses. The elegant pourer filters out all sediments, pieces of cork and tartar, while a rushing sound of bubbles gives evidence of the efficient oxidizing process.
Crystal Classics is Orrefors retailer of the year! The road to Orrefors winds through deep forests of spruce that open suddenly on darkly glistening lakes, and meadows and farmhouses set behind stonewalls. Here are the elements that gave rise to glassblowing, and which are reflected today in the finished glass; the ripples across the water, the sunbeams that penetrate the tall, dense stands of spruce, and the crystal-clear air. It is hardly surprising that the glass created here is beloved all over the world. More...
When developing a glass Riedel's design ideas are not born on a drawing board but shaped by trial and error with the help and support of the world's greatest palates. A person interested in wine is led by color, bouquet and taste, but often the glass is not considered as an instrument to convey the message of the wine. More...
Steklarna Rogaška d.d. is one of the leading producers of crystal ware in the world and the Rogaška trademark is at the highest level in terms of price, quality and design innovation in its branch of industry. We at Steklarna Rogaška are aware that we do not design everyday objects. We design balance between functionality and aesthetics. We dare influence and to a certain extent shape the feelings of the user with each item we make. We are aware of the power of beauty that crystal possesses and therefore we give it to people who can appreciate the nobility of the spirit, knowledge, culture and art.
Since 1904, the quintessentially English floral patterns of Royal Albert china have been a hallmark of the fine tableware experience, led by the best selling Old Country Roses Pattern. Royal Albert is at its best amid the delicate florals and nostalgic styling found in the popular vintage decor trends that speaks to the cheeky, romantic young consumer. The traditional appeal is updated with frivolity and playfulness for the woman who revels in the social delights of afternoon tea parties.
As evidenced by the name, Royal Doulton enjoys the distinction of a "Royal Warrant" -- a mark of distinction bestowed upon people or companies who have regularly supplied members of the Royal Family with goods or services. Royal Doulton is not only one of the world's oldest chinaware companies -- it's also one of the most up to date.
Schott Zwiesel, the famed German producer based in one of the world's prime glass-manufacturing centers, has led the glass industry for more than 100 years. The company has many industry "first" to its credit, including the first fully automated production of blown glass stemware in 1967. The process combines a proprietary mix of materials with tempering of vulnerable points to create the most resilient fine stemware in the world. More...
Crystal Classics is Swarovski retailer of the year! Pioneers were always way ahead of their time. In their minds they conceived the inconceivable. In their fantasies they created the impossible. When he invented an automatic cutting machine at the end of the 19th Century, Daniel Swarovski opened the door to a world of fantasy. The magic word was crystal. A raw material, which even the most ancient cultures ascribed beneficial, valuable, indeed miraculous properties.
Vera Wang has created a unique aspirational world filled with sensuality and youthful sophistication. Exquisite details, intricate draping and a nonchalant sense of style characterize the Vera Wang aesthetic. Her collections include ready-to-wear, eveningwear, intimate apparel, fur, footwear, eyewear, fragrance, china and crystal, silver and gifts, fine papers, fine jewelry and her first book, Vera Wang On Weddings.
Wedgwood manufactures quality ceramics combining sophisticated classical contemporary design with highly skilled craftsmanship and the highest standards of quality. Wedgwood is quintessentially English. It has a tradition of innovation, quality and craftsmanship and its designs are widely acknowledged as timeless, elegant, classic and understated. Wedgwood collections include specially designed products for Vera Wang and Emeril.