HARCOURT CANDLEHOLDER BACCARAT :
HARCOURT CANDLEHOLDER BACCARAT, "Baby Our Fire" clean, sleek design magnifies the purity and perfection of Baccarat crystal, diffusing a warm gold and red light. Each piece numbered and signed, is a captivating object to give and receive.
♦ BACCARAT :
Since 1764, Baccarat has embodied France’s illustrious art de vivre. The international acclaim, the royal patronage and the quantity and quality of the awards won at expositions throughout Paris and Europe have garnered a magnificent reputation for the French firm. Prized for its clarity, detail and beauty of form, Baccarat crystal is the perfect accompaniment to any dinner service.
Baccarat is famous for its wonderful crystal paperweights. Its superb crystal glass tableware, for 19th century colored lead crystal glass, for beautiful decanters and bottles. And for superb lead crystal sculpturesof animals and birds. The Bohemian/Venician technique of embedding millefiori canes was taken over by Baccarat in the 1840s and their lead crystal glass paperweights with millefiori designs surpass anything produced in that period from Bohemia or Venice. The technique of embedding cameo sulphides in paperweights, was raised to a fine art by Baccarat in the early 19th century, and continues to be used today. Baccarat company has a reputation as a caring employer of generations of glassworkers. The small town of Baccarat is almost exclusively dependent on this glassworks, and is a delightful place to visit.